[Wikimedia-l] EDUWiki Open Meeting next Monday!

2019-06-17 Thread Shani Evenstein
ocus on the tech tools survey we are planning * Updates on the Education Space at Wikimania * 2 featured speakers * Q & A *Looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible! * Shani, on behalf of The Wikipedia & Education User Group. --- *Shani Evens

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Grupo de Usuários Wiki Movimento Brasil

2019-05-30 Thread Shani Evenstein
What excellent news! This group has been doing amazing and innovative work, so it's a joy to see this community finally re-recognized as an affiliate. As it should be. :) Best of luck to all of you with your future projects. I'll keep following your work with excitement. Shani

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback requested for draft code of conduct for user group

2019-05-26 Thread Shani Evenstein
ht I'd bring this to your attention again, so anyone with a passion for community health will have a chance to add comments in the discussion page <https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Talk:WikiJournal_User_Group/Code_of_conduct/Draft> . Best, Shani. --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New action to lift Wikipedia block in Turkey

2019-05-23 Thread Shani Evenstein
Wonderful news! Thanks for sharing. Shani. --- *Shani Evenstein Sigalov* * Lecturer, Tel Aviv University. * EdTech Innovation Strategist, NY/American Medical Program, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. * PhD Candidate, School

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Board WMNL

2019-05-10 Thread Shani Evenstein
Congrats! Very happy to see Lizzy joining the board. Shani. On Fri, 10 May 2019, 10:49 Frans Grijzenhout yep, we are a little eco-friendly as well, frans > > *Frans Grijzenhout*, voorzitter / chair > +31 6 5333 9499 > -- > *Vereniging Wikimedia Nederland* > Mariaplaats 3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annual Report 2018: Wikimedia Community User Group Turkey

2019-04-16 Thread Shani Evenstein
Basak, Congrats on your achievements in an almost impossible situation! We all appreciate your efforts and continued persistence regardless of circumstances. Waiting for the moment when you'll be freed <3 Best to all of you, Shani. --- *Sh

[Wikimedia-l] WikiProject Med Board Election Results

2019-04-03 Thread Shani Evenstein
he new board and their roles are: 1. *Shani Evenstein* <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Esh77> (until 2022) *Chairperson (Re-elected)* 2. *Doug Taylor* <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:RexxS> (until 2022) *Secretary*, *Strategy Liaison * *(Re-elected)*

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] [GLAM] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-31 Thread Shani Evenstein
Amazing news indeed! Congrats and well done to the whole team. Best, Shani. --- *Shani Evenstein Sigalov* * Lecturer, Tel Aviv University. * EdTech Innovation Strategist, NY/American Medical Program, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K January Newsletter

2019-02-25 Thread Shani Evenstein
This is great! So wonderful to see such wonderful activity from India! Keep up the good work! Shani. --- *Shani Evenstein Sigalov* * Lecturer, Tel Aviv University. * EdTech Innovation Strategist, NY/American Medical Program, Sackler School of Medicine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Affiliations Committee appointments

2019-02-21 Thread Shani Evenstein
Thanks both of you and good luck to new members! I'm hopeful that together you can help march AffCom forward and help with the obvious workload. Best, Shani. On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:26 Paulo Santos Perneta Satdeep & Tanvir stepped down, 2 reappointments, and 3 new appointments - > 13

[Wikimedia-l] WikiProject Medicine Foundation: updates and coming elections

2019-02-03 Thread Shani Evenstein
ally are), but if you're passionate about medical content on Wikimedia projects (both on and offline) like we are. We also hope it might inspire more of you to get involved in the coming year. Wishing all of us a fruitful and joyous 2019, Shani Evenstein Sigalov Chairperson, WikiProject Medi

[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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GLAM-Wiki 2018 session videos

2018-11-22 Thread Shani Evenstein
This is *so* great! Thanks for taking the time to do this. You and Andrew rock. Would be great if each speaker can link the right video to their submission in the program, including the PP itself. Best, Shani. --- Shani Evenstein Sigalov EdTech

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2019: New name, new concept, eligbility criteria

2018-09-25 Thread Shani Evenstein
and money to bring everyone together? Thanks for shedding some light on this issue. Best, Shani. On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 12:20 AM, Cornelius Kibelka < cornelius.kibe...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Dear Pine, > > yes, "the organized part of the movement" is another te

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Wikimedia Sverige receives $324k+ in funding for the project FindingGLAMs

2018-09-06 Thread Shani Evenstein
Amazing news! Congrats, Wikimedia Sverige! Well done. Shani. On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 1:48 PM, John Andersson wrote: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of $324,500 in support from > the Swedish Postcode Foundation for our project FindingGLAMs > <https://meta.wikime

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikipedia & Education User Group Board Election

2018-08-28 Thread Shani Evenstein
kimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_%26_Education_User_Group/User_Group_election_2018-2020> to see the instructions and nominate yourself or suggest someone else as a nominee (after getting their consent, of course). Please help us spread the word and share widely. :) Good luck to everyone! Shani Evenst

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Wikimedia Sverige receives $65k+ in funding for our Library Data project

2018-08-27 Thread Shani Evenstein
Great news! Congrats! :) Shani. On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 4:54 PM, Art + Feminism wrote: > Congratulations, Wikimedia Sverige! > > McKensie > Director, Art+Feminism > > On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Mardetanha > wrote: > >> This is a wonderful news, congra

[Wikimedia-l] Stats re new users per gender per year in Hebrew Wikipedia

2018-06-08 Thread Shani Evenstein
in our community. So to all those running workshops, GLAM / EDU projects, contests etc -- keep up the good work, because your work matters. These numbers are merely one way of demonstrating that. A lovely weekend, everyone! Shani Evenstein Sigalov Volunteer, WM-IL. Stats generated by this Quarry

[Wikimedia-l] GLAMWiki Conference 2018: Extension of Content Submission Deadline Till May 7th.

2018-04-30 Thread Shani Evenstein
by others in the GLAM community. GLAM on, Shani. On Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 4:33 PM, Shani Evenstein <shani.e...@gmail.com> wrote: > [[Sorry for x-posting]] > > Dear all, > > I'm happy to report that the content submission process > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAMTLV2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GLAMWiki Conference 2018: Content submissions are now open!

2018-04-24 Thread Shani Evenstein
[[Sorry for x-posting]] Dear all, This is a gentle reminder that you have 1 week left (till April 30th) to submit your proposals for the GLAM-Wiki global conference, which will take place in November in Tel Aviv. Cheers, Shani. On Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 4:33 PM, Shani Evenstein <shan

[Wikimedia-l] GLAMWiki Conference 2018: Content submissions are now open!

2018-03-17 Thread Shani Evenstein
submissions, Shani (on behalf of the organizing team and the program committee). ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2017-08-26 Thread Shani Evenstein
pace to “be the conversation you would like to see in the list”. A flourishing of constructive, collegial conversation would do much to reduce the relative significance of problematic or unpleasant contributors. Sincerely, The Wikimedia-l admin team. On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 8:08 PM, Shani Evenstein <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2017-08-25 Thread Shani Evenstein
you all for your patience, and again, urge you to take a step back, not focus on individual cases and respond constructively to the 4 points that were raised in John's original mail. Shani. On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 7:12 PM, Robert Fernandez <wikigamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2017-08-25 Thread Shani Evenstein
elp reduce the noise substantially. Do keep on debating. We are trying to intervene as little as possible at this point and let the debate run its course. Best, Shani Evenstein, on behalf of the Wikimedia-l Admins. On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM, James Salsman <jsals...@gmail.com> wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trace of Soul (WLM+WLE) in Republic of Srpska

2017-08-12 Thread Shani Evenstein
Very happy for you! Good luck! :) Shani. On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:17 PM, WМ RepublikaSrpska < wmrepublikasrp...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks Ivana! Thanks Pine W! :) > > *Замислите свет у коме свака особа на планети има слободан приступ > целокупном људском знању. То је оно

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-11 Thread Shani Evenstein
pate and support from all ends of the world. Best, Shani. On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:16 PM, Christophe Henner <chen...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > As is customary, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees met right > before Wikimania and appointed new trustees an

[Wikimedia-l] Join the WikidataCon, 28-29 October in Berlin

2017-06-21 Thread Shani Evenstein
Dear all, I'm forwarding this email from ​ Léa Lacroix to the list about the WikidataCon. Best, Shani. -- Forwarded message -- From: Léa Lacroix <lea.lacr...@wikimedia.de> Date: 20 June 2017 at 14:34 Subject: Join the WikidataCon, 28-29 October in Berlin To: wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedia Tool Developers Group

2017-05-22 Thread Shani Evenstein
Very exciting news. Good luck to this group! Looking forward to collaborating with you regarding EDU-Wiki & Wiki-Med tools if you're up to it.. :) Cheers, Shani. On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 4:32 AM, Anna Stillwell <astillw...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Congratulations. > /a > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Shani Evenstein
Congrats to all elected members! Best, Shani. On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 3:36 AM, James Alexander <jalexan...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Forwarding to WM-l since the auto forward doesn't always work. > > -- Forwarded message - > From: matanya moses <mata...@fo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wiki Loves Women explainer video

2017-03-08 Thread Shani Evenstein
Great work, ladies. Shared by me as well. Cheers, Shani. On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 4:42 PM, Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> wrote: > Thanks Isla and Florence! > > This is so cool! We should work closer to improve in Spanish African women > in Wikipedia :) Let's talk? > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] List management

2017-02-08 Thread Shani Evenstein
I can do it if necessary. Shani. On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 1:20 AM, Austin Hair <adh...@gmail.com> wrote: > We've just had a bit of turnover of our list administrators. In order > to get moderation going smoothly again, I've added Asaf Bartov as an > admin. I don't thin

[Wikimedia-l] WikiProject Medicine Foundation: New Board Elected

2017-01-29 Thread Shani Evenstein
Dear all, I'm happy to announce that the user group "WikiProject Med Foundation" has a new board <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med/Board> elected, which includes: 1) *James Heilman* - chair 2) *Shani Evenstein* - vice chair; membership admin. 3) *Doug Taylo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New tools: pronuncify and pronuncify.net

2017-01-27 Thread Shani Evenstein
Very cool. Thanks for the work & the update! Shani. On 27 Jan 2017 05:28, "Asaf Bartov" <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello, everyone. > > Following Bodhisattwa's request[1], I have added an upload feature to the > (command-line) Linux version of this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ray Saintonge has died

2016-09-13 Thread Shani
Very sad news. :( May he rest in peace. Shani. On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 8:08 PM, aude <aude.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sep 13, 2016 12:00, "Milos Rancic" <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > He died yesterday. As he was an important member of our community,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Offline Medical Wikipedia in Spanish

2016-08-17 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Thanks for the awesome and continuous work you've been doing in making medical information available where it's actually needed. Shani. On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 8:12 PM, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hey All > > We launched an offline medical versi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Board Governance Committee Volunteer and Advisory members [results]

2016-08-16 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! All very worthy, well experienced and will surely contribute a lot. Good luck to all of you on your new role and a special thanks to Antanana for her awesome work on the BoT. Cheers, Shani. On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 5:30 PM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farsi Wikipedia

2016-07-27 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Congrats! Shani. On 27 Jul 2016 21:32, "Cornelius Kibelka" <cornelius.kibe...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Congratulations, great news! > !تبریک می گویم! > > C. > > On 27 July 2016 at 20:27, Ivan Martínez <gala...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Well deserved. A big thank you to the board for this sensible decision and (continued) good luck to Katherine. :-) Shani. On 24 Jun 2016 11:30, "Oona Castro" <oonacas...@gmail.com> wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Shani
Congrats! :-) On 24 Jun 2016 10:42, "Sydney Poore" wrote: > Thank you, Carlos. > > Sydney > User: FloNight > On Jun 20, 2016 9:02 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" > wrote: > > > Dear all, > > > > It is my pleasure to announce the recognition of a new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Freedom of panorama today approved by Belgian parliament

2016-06-17 Thread Shani
Wonderful news! Congrats! On 17 Jun 2016 02:38, "Romaine Wiki" wrote: > Hi all, > > Great news! > > Freedom of panorama has been voted today in the Belgian parliament. > A mayority voted in favour of freedom of panorama, including commercial > use. > > Soon images of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fresh data on the gender gap in content

2016-06-16 Thread Shani
This is so cool! Thanks. :-) (CCing some wiki-women from He-Wiki). Shani. On 16 Jun 2016 23:29, "Alex Wang" <aw...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Thanks, Asaf! > > This is very useful and interesting. There is much work to be done. > > Cheers, > > Alex >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Massive Online Open Course about Wikipedia

2016-04-05 Thread Shani
for those who want to start one. Best, Shani. On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 6:48 PM, Brill Lyle <wp.brilll...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am curious about the overlap -- if any -- between the WikiMOOC > initiatives and WikiEdu. It seems like these are inter-related initiatives > that duplicate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Massive Online Open Course about Wikipedia

2016-04-05 Thread Shani
ing us, please let me know. :) Cheers, Shani. - Shani Evenstein, WM-IL On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> wrote: > +1 Emeric! > > WMAR is almost ready to launch the 3rd online course with our own e > learning platform. We wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Shani
loyees are saying for months now, embrace it and act on it. Respectfully, Shani. On 19 Feb 2016 01:46, "Yury Bulka" <setthemf...@privacyrequired.com> wrote: > There are certain things that affect many volunteers > directly. A slightly off-topic example: > http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Elsevier?

2016-02-14 Thread Shani
Would love to hear what the Wikipedia Library Project team has to say on the issue. Pinging Jake Orlowitz & Alex Stinson. Shani. On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 5:46 AM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > As the panel moderator, I felt there was a rather strong consensus (from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changes in the Board

2016-01-27 Thread Shani
+1. Shani. On 28 Jan 2016 08:18, "Michael Snow" <wikipe...@frontier.com> wrote: > On 1/27/2016 1:44 PM, Kat Walsh wrote: > >> Thank you, Patricio. >> >> And thank you, Arnnon. I am sure this must have been difficult for >> you, that you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How To Recover From Having Made A Mistake [a reminder]

2016-01-11 Thread Shani
​+1 to Asaf & Yaroslav. Well put. Shani. ​ On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 8:47 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <pute...@mccme.ru> wrote: > On 2016-01-11 19:37, Asaf Bartov wrote: > >> Hello, everyone. >> >> It occurs to me this might be a good time to recycle this piece of