Re: [Wikimedia-l] [foundation-optional] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-10 Thread Traci Sigmon
That sounds like an incredible opportunity, Victoria. It was great working with you here and hope to cross paths again! Traci Traci Sigmon (she/her) Senior Recruiter Wikimedia Foundation Join Us: WorkWithUs Connect with me on LinkedIn Imagine a world in which every single human being can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [foundation-optional] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-10 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi everyone, Many in the community may not have the chance to have met Victoria, so I want to start by sharing my thanks for her work. The Technology department at the Wikimedia Foundation does many things, but most simply understood, they're the ones who keep our projects running, every day of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-10 Thread Pine W
Thank you for your service, Victoria. I'm glad that your next steps sound like they will be good for you professionally and will be at another organization that does public service. I've appreciated that you have been consistently responsive and polite in our interactions. I wish you the best on

[Wikimedia-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-10 Thread Victoria Coleman
Dear all, I have some difficult news to share. A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me to exercise the full spectrum of my skills as the CEO of an early stage mission oriented startup. It has been a mighty struggle between my commitment to my team, the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: December 2018

2019-01-10 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] Wednesday, January 16 at 11:30 AM PST, 19:30 UTC

2019-01-10 Thread Janna Layton
Hello, everyone, The next Research Showcase, *Understanding participation in Wikipedia*, will be live-streamed next Wednesday, January 16, at 11:30 AM PST/19:30 UTC. This presentation is about new editors. YouTube stream: As usual, you can join the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Commons-l] Structured data - file captions coming this week (January 2019)

2019-01-10 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Captions can now be added to files on Commons. There's a bug with abusefilter sending errors to new accounts adding captions, the bug is being investigated and fixed right now. IRC office hours will be in a little over one hour from now, I look forward to seeing you there if you can attend. --

[Wikimedia-l] [Google Summer of Code 2019 / Outreachy Round 18] Call for projects and mentors!

2019-01-10 Thread Derick Alangi
Hello everyone, We are now recruiting projects to promote in Google Summer of Code 2019 and Outreachy Round 18! Both these programs have a similar timeline for the summer round. Accepted candidates will work with mentors from May to August 2019. Through both these programs, we bring new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019

2019-01-10 Thread Rupika Sharma
Hello Nattes a' chat and Camilia, That sounds wonderful! We are encouraging organizers to set up a page on Commons with country code and I think what you suggested sounds fantastic. And meta page for articles is a great idea. Let me know if any help is needed from international team. Best

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019

2019-01-10 Thread camelia boban
Glad to do it. Camelia on behalf of WikiDonne User Group On Thu, Jan 10, 2019, 10:54 AM Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l < wrote: > Hi, I spoke to Psychoslave and we thought we could contribute on the > francophone wikipedia by setting up a project page dedicated to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019

2019-01-10 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi, I spoke to Psychoslave and we thought we could contribute on the francophone wikipedia by setting up a project page dedicated to contribution on the subject of love ceremonies with a gender gap approach. I am not very gifted in photographs, but maybe we could try to write articles using

[Wikimedia-l] Participation in Celebrating Public Domain Day

2019-01-10 Thread Shani Evenstein
Dear all, I'm forwarding a request from Natalia Mileszyk re participating in Public Domain Day. We hope you can spread the word in your local communities and join the celebrations around the world! Cheers, Shani. *JOIN COMMUNIA FOR THE PUBLIC DOMAIN WEEK