[Wikimedia-l] Re: Feedback requested on draft updated Wikimedia Foundation Conflict of Interest Policy

2021-11-01 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you for this, it will be useful for affiliates who are working on these issues too. Kind regards, Nattes Envoyé de mon iPhone > Le 1 nov. 2021 à 14:02, Amanda Keton a écrit : > >  > Hi all, > > The Wikimedia Foundation legal team has posted a draft of an updated conflict > of

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Welcoming the new Wikimedia Foundation CEO

2021-09-15 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Welcome to the wikimedia movement Maryana ! Thank you for your statement making the issues of diversity a strong and central point of your endeavour. You wrote « I will of course first ask you what you think: about our vision, mission, impact, strategy, how we relate to the rest of the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Update from the Wikimedia Foundation Board chair

2021-06-04 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Maria, Thank you for your engagement and commitment to the movement and good luck in your future endeavours. Warm regards, Nattes à chat > Le 3 juin 2021 à 21:39, María Sefidari a écrit : > > Dear All, > > There is one last bit of news I would like to share following the Board >

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing an academic conference on Wikipedia translation

2021-05-27 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Mark, This is really interesting. I take care of les sans pagEs community on fr-wikii and we translate a lot from English, a little from Spanish and Italian. I would keen to participate, thanks for sharing! Kind regards, Nattes à chat > Le 27 mai 2021 à 07:47, Mark SHUTTLEWORTH a

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Happy #May17 #IDAHOT #IDAHOTBITQ

2021-05-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you Zelko for posting this! Nattes à chat Envoyé de mon iPhone > Le 17 mai 2021 à 23:59, Željko Blaće a écrit : > >  > What is May 17th? > > The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was > created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you + see you around!

2021-04-19 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Katherine, From the bottom of my heart thank you for your commitment to diversity issues and your openess and accessibility as a leader. I will always remember when you came to Geneva and we made this small bicycle ride, and visited this LGBTIQ association together. I have never never

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish! / Stepping down April 15

2021-02-05 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Katherine, Thank you for your engagement and support to our movement, to which you have brought so much. We will miss you but we hope you will stay connected in some way or another. Particularly, I want to thank you for your commitment to diversity and inclusion, and for being one of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-02 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Maria, this is great news and thank you for this announcement! Really happy to see that happening at last. Warm regards, Nattes à chat Envoyé de mon iPhone > Le 2 févr. 2021 à 12:59, María Sefidari a écrit : > >  > Hi everyone, > > I’m pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Foundation commitment of support for LGBT+ volunteers

2020-12-08 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Maggie, Thank you for this public statement, our francophone team has just translated the meta version into French. I hope that it gets translated in all languages so that LGBTIQ+ persons can feel valued and supported in our movement. Warm regards, Nattes à chat > Le 8 déc. 2020 à

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-02 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Yup cos this quote has been on my contributor page on Fr Wiki for quite a long time. Thanks for setting this up Anthere! I made my first contribution thanks to #shesaid on a famous quote of Monique Wittig, a renowned French author (Les Guérillères, l’Oppoponax). Warm regards, Nattes à chat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-12 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
mindset of how conflicts > should be governed, just like legal systems of Common Laws vs Civil Laws. > > >> On Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 9:25 AM Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l >> wrote: >> {{trigger warning : French joke included}} >> >> Dear Pete, let me

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-11 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
{{trigger warning : French joke included}} Dear Pete, let me explain why this is problematic. First I am sorry to say there is no hidden agenda or awful witchery plot to uncover including WMF influence. I have myself severely criticised the WMF in the course of the branding process (and was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-10 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hello, A code of conduct id something many of us have asked the WMF to write for many years. We are asking the WMF to take an active part in stopping abusive behaviors in our community. On fr wiki, many admins say they are tired of conflicts and that they did not enroll to deal with them. A

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 4 1800 Maggie Dennis office hour (with a twist)

2020-06-05 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Yes thank you very much. I really liked the sincerity and the straight to the point amswers. It feels great to be listened at and given sincere answers. Make this call a best practice, it rocked. Warm regards, Nattes à chat Envoyé de mon iPhone > Le 4 juin 2020 à 22:16, Tito Dutta a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Les sans pagEs User Group

2020-02-19 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you for this announcement! And to all the wonderful people, contributors and organisations (Wikimedia France, Wikimedia CH and the WMF) who have helped us achieve this goal. A special thanks to Anthere who did all the preliminary work to achieve this. With wiki love Nattes à chat > Le

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome back, Turkey

2020-01-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Great news and welcome back indeed, Natacha / Nattes à chat > Le 16 janv. 2020 à 19:25, Rupika Sharma a écrit : > > Thank for sharing the wonderful news Amanda! Welcome back Turkey!! > > Warmly, > Rupika > >> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 11:51 PM Amanda Keton wrote: >> >> Hi everyone, >> >> My

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia is going to be available in turkey again

2019-12-26 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Great news! Thanks for sharing Nattes à chat > Le 26 déc. 2019 à 21:24, RhinosF1 - a écrit : > > Well done to everyone who fought for the freedom. > > RhinosF1 > >> On Thu, 26 Dec 2019 at 13:16, Rajeeb Dutta wrote: >> >> A wonderful news to end 2019, thanks for the update. >> >> Best

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-19 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
each non-English Wikipedia, and if >> there is no overlap yet, I suggest starting your own local A+F/WiR in your >> local Wikipedia. We should probably start a multi-lingual one for Commons, >> since it has proven so difficult to get pictures of female artists to >> illustrate a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-18 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Great news and great example! Thanks for sharing with us, Nattes à chat > Le 18 sept. 2019 à 17:17, Alex Stinson a écrit : > > Thats Fantastic! Congratulations! > > Cheers, > > Alex > >> On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 10:20 AM Asaf Bartov wrote: >> >> Fantastic news, Galder! Kudos to everyone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
ear, to which I was > invited to give a workshop about grants. I decided not to stay the whole 4 > days because of personal commitments too. > > Mais si tu as des questions sur les grants, je suis là :) > > Best, > > Delphine > > On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 7:04 AM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
I love the idea of “This Month in Diversity” although I dont like the word “diversity” Nattez > Le 17 sept. 2019 à 10:29, Jane Darnell a écrit : > > This > Month in Diversity ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-16 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
t > to respect that not every community feels that it is the place of the > Foundation's ED to participate or speak at their events, and that's totally > fine. I don't think people always need to hear from me, but I am always > very happy to support any event in which I am invite

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-16 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
ld probably start a multi-lingual one for Commons, > since it has proven so difficult to get pictures of female artists to > illustrate articles about them. > > On Sun, Sep 15, 2019 at 8:27 PM Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l < > wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > >&g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-16 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thanks for sharing this Leila! This is of course a useful angle. Nattes > Le 16 sept. 2019 à 21:51, Leila Zia a écrit : > > Hi, > > A different angle for looking at the question of WMF staff attending > community events which may help this conversation: > > As a staff member (and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you Thierry. To be honnest a few of us were really waiting for Valerie D'Costa, the new Chief of Community Engagement because we had questions for her about the new rapid grant funding agenda which seems totally inadapted to volunteer’s need in terms of flexibility. One has to wait a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some goodbye to all

2019-06-20 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
First of all I don’t know the context of this conversation. I know that I personnally find that the actions of Trust& Safety very valuable and wise. I totally support and trust their judgement. I am tired of seing their work criticized, and do not appreciate official chapter representants

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ¿Qué te hace feliz esta semana? / What's making you happy this week?

2019-06-12 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
What’s making me happy is also sad (how can one separate hapiness from sadness as you obviously need one to measure the other). My mom is in hospital, her breath cancer spreaded again with metastasis. Yep, looks bad. But I discovered a thread which was shared on twitter by francophone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Sati, I wish you all the best for the future and I feel like we are losing a very valuable person. Thank for sharing your thoughts about the “limit of knowledge”. Of course some of us would certainly like to know why we are losing you. I would in any case. Kind regards, Natacha >>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-10 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank Andrew for summing up all the issues around this rebranding issue. I really dont believe it should be done. I can’t see that this could be done without community consultation. I doubt all versions of wikipedia could agree in a unanimous move. How would Wikipedia be named if wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
e happening with others who do not feel > personally targeted too, but I don’t know what their reasoning is. > Cheers, > Peter > > -Original Message----- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf > Of Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l > Sent: 05 M

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Peter, Please take time to reflect that this humour has deeply affected some people (and not only the persons who outed publicly taking risks), hence the reaction. To those who do not understand how LGBTIQ people feel about jokes on their identity and the legitimate desire that adequate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiGap 2019

2019-02-22 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thanks for sharing this Mia! Îm really glad to read that it can be an ongoing project and not just an equality token on March, 8. I have a question: do you have a budget for transportation for people who want to attend and babysitting facilities? Could it be possible for organizers to get a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] To Wikimedians, with love from our donors

2019-02-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Caitlin, Thank you for this inspiring message! With Wikilove then... Nattes à chat > Le 14 févr. 2019 à 18:17, Caitlin Cogdill a écrit : > > In January, the WMF fundraising team asked our donors a single question: is > there anything you want to say to the volunteers who make the

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Love on Wikipedia with a gender gap focus!

2019-02-07 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi, You probably all know that the Commons contest Wiki Loves Love (WLL) started since last friday. What you might not know yet is that we are now having a multilingual wikipedian contest running at the same time from February 10 to March 31st. The idea is to generate wikipedian content on

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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMSUMMIT19 - 3 days left to register

2018-12-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you Michelle, I dint see Wikiwomen user group in there… Kind regards, Natacha > Le 14 déc. 2018 à 15:47, Michelle Poltier a > écrit : > > Dear Wikimedians, > > The deadline to register for the Wikimedia Summit 2019 is in three > days, on Monday, December 17! > > If you want to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Writing weeks started about German-speaking Community

2018-12-09 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Riomaine Thank you! Do you think you could put the working list on metal and have sections in the different languages? It would make it easier. That’s what we did with the Wikialpen forum where three languages were involved. Kind regards, Nattes à chat > Le 10 déc. 2018 à 06:53, Romaine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Avoiding sensory overload at Wikimedia Events

2018-10-25 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Michelle, during the francophone wikiconvention we had a special calm room for people who need to retire a moment from the crowd because of special needs they could have. We were asked also not to come nearby with perfumes and other sensory distractions. A calm room for other people

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Qu'est-ce qui te rend heureuse cette semaine? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 14 October 2018)

2018-10-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Great story from Yann, thanks for sharing. Nattes à chat > Le 14 oct. 2018 à 23:23, Pine W a écrit : > > Recently I spent some time on Commons, and I came across two things that I > especially appreciated. > > The first is a story on Yann's user page >