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

2016-02-19 Thread Siko Bouterse
Ido, Ori, Sydney, Shani, Ben, Delphine, Gayle, thank you for your boldness and wisdom in this thread. I know how rarely some of us speak on this list, and I appreciate you raising your voices here, now. I need to believe that the power of the collective leadership that so many volunteers and

[Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-11 Thread Siko Bouterse
that my team will remain available to support the community’s needs for grants and other resources throughout this time of transition. Much love, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Help decide Future IdeaLab Campaigns!

2015-12-07 Thread Siko Bouterse
org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l@

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on carrying the Wikimania conversation forward

2015-10-12 Thread Siko Bouterse
edia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > --

[Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on carrying the Wikimania conversation forward

2015-10-05 Thread Siko Bouterse
hope is that a consultation will help broaden participation in these conversations and get us from input to action. Warm regards, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reimagining Wikimedia Foundation Grants

2015-09-04 Thread Siko Bouterse
steps. Looking forward to incorporating your ideas, so please do come share them if you haven't had a chance to do so yet! Warm regards, Siko On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 6:14 PM, Siko Bouterse <sboute...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > > The Wikimedia Foundation would like your feedba

[Wikimedia-l] Reimagining Wikimedia Foundation Grants

2015-08-18 Thread Siko Bouterse
about this consultation, including dates for office hours, here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Reimagining_WMF_grants/Consultation Feedback is welcome in any language. Warm regards, Siko and the Community Resources team -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Reimagining Wikimedia Foundation Grants

2015-08-18 Thread Siko Bouterse
about this consultation, including dates for office hours, here: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Reimagining_WMF_grants/Consultation Feedback is welcome in any language. Warm regards, Siko and the Community Resources team -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] New Inspire Campaign report

2015-05-29 Thread Siko Bouterse
(preferably on the discussion page or in blog comments, for easy tracking). Warm regards, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Marti Johnson as WMF Program Officer for Individual Grants

2015-05-04 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Mjohnson_(WMF) -- Forwarded message -- From: Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org Date: Mon, May 4, 2015 at 3:08 PM Subject: Announcing Marti Johnson as Program Officer for Individual Grants To: Staff All wmf...@lists.wikimedia.org Hi all, I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Inspire Campaign Grantees

2015-05-01 Thread Siko Bouterse
, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Ask questions, give feedback on six annual plan grant proposals for the FDC!

2015-04-08 Thread Siko Bouterse
?subject=unsubscribe -- Siko Bouterse Director of Community Resources Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org or click the edit button today, and help us

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Veteran Malayalam Wikipedian BabuG signed off...

2015-03-06 Thread Siko Bouterse
...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org or click the edit button today, and help us make

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: A new structure for WMF Community Engagement

2015-02-19 Thread Siko Bouterse
. Siko Bouterse will move up to lead the day-to-day work of the Grantmaking team as Director of Community Resources, supervising all department Grant programs and the Global South strategy. Siko has been instrumental in innovating programs at the WMF, including initiatives like

[Wikimedia-l] Help launch the Inspire Grants Campaign in March 2015

2015-02-03 Thread Siko Bouterse
“Participants” on the planning page or email Siko or Alex by February 10th. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Inspire_Grants_%E2%80%93_Gender_gap_campaign#Get_involved Warm regards, The Inspire Team -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why WMF should reconsider the 3-month gender gap project-related decision

2015-01-09 Thread Siko Bouterse
/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org or click

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-06 Thread Siko Bouterse
Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason * Siko Bouterse wrote: Why the gender gap? Although we’ve committed to supporting and increasing gender diversity, so far these kinds of projects haven’t emerged

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-06 Thread Siko Bouterse
for 3 months for no reason * Siko Bouterse wrote: Why the gender gap? Although we’ve committed to supporting and increasing gender diversity, so far these kinds of projects haven’t emerged organically at any meaningful scale. In the first half of this year, IEG and PEG have spent only 9

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-06 Thread Siko Bouterse
important to have at least 1 experienced Wikimedian on a funded team in order to lead and execute a useful community project, so in-movement (particularly on-wiki) promotion is a priority. Any thoughts/suggestions would be welcome! 2015-01-06 21:11 GMT+01:00 Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-05 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-05 Thread Siko Bouterse
/Inspire_Grants_%E2%80%93_Gender_gap_campaign On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 5:39 PM, Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org wrote: First day back from vacation, I'm drafting response as we speak, just haven't sanity-checked enough to hit send yet :) Will soon! On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Risker risker

[Wikimedia-l] Upcoming help sessions for drafting Individual Engagement Grant proposals

2014-09-18 Thread Siko Bouterse
://plus.google.com/events/cvk8hivoih04ifc6pp3sl0se6s8?hl [5] IdeaLab Clinic III. Join via Hangout: https://plus.google.com/events/c82527nlv8jhkv17j963gs9gp6s?hl -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals

2014-09-09 Thread Siko Bouterse
8. is it only me who is facing this issue? -- *Nasir Khan Saikat* www.nasirkhn.com On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:26 PM, Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org wrote: Greetings! The Wikimedia Foundation Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals for funding new

[Wikimedia-l] Open call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals

2014-09-02 Thread Siko Bouterse
community and make an impact on the future of Wikimedia projects. Submit your proposal in September! https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG#ieg-apply Warm regards, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Need help with your IEGrant proposal? Join a Hangout today

2014-03-19 Thread Siko Bouterse
, Siko On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hi all, Just a reminder that we're hosting the first of 4 Individual Engagement Grants proposal clinic Hangouts today, and it will begin a few hours from now. What: WMF grantmaking staff and IEG committee members

[Wikimedia-l] Need help with your IEGrant proposal? Join a Hangout today

2014-03-06 Thread Siko Bouterse
And, as always, we're happy to take questions via the usual wiki-channels anytime - these sessions are just an experiment in providing some extra fast help, with voice :) Hope to see you there, Siko https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute

[Wikimedia-l] Call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals and committee members

2014-02-28 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Visual_editor-_gadgets_compatibility [3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/The_Wikipedia_Library [4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Elaborate_Wikisource_strategic_vision -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals and committee members

2014-02-28 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Visual_editor-_gadgets_compatibility [3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/The_Wikipedia_Library [4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Elaborate_Wikisource_strategic_vision -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] Reimagining Travel and Participation Support grants

2013-12-11 Thread Siko Bouterse
and share your thoughts and ideas on the talk page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Participation_talk:Support/Analysis Warm regards, Siko 1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Participation:Support/Analysis 2. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Participation:Support -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Open call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals and committee members

2013-08-01 Thread Siko Bouterse
-- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Engagement Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org or click the edit button today, and help us make

[Wikimedia-l] Open call for new ideas in the Grants:IdeaLab

2013-07-11 Thread Siko Bouterse
developed in the Lab may be turned into Individual Engagement Grant proposals (IEG Round 2 open call starts Aug 1). Looking forward to your thoughts, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Round 1 Individual Engagement Grantees

2013-03-29 Thread Siko Bouterse
[12] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/MediaWiki_data_browser [13] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/MediaWiki_and_Javanese_script [14] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Engagement Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing Ellie Young as Conference Coordinator

2013-03-27 Thread Siko Bouterse
Pardon the cross-posting from WMF staff list - I expect this role will be of interest to many here too. Welcome, Ellie! -- Forwarded message -- From: Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org Date: Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 11:22 AM Subject: Introducing Ellie Young as Conference

[Wikimedia-l] IEGrants Committee

2013-02-13 Thread Siko Bouterse
/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab#idealab-introducing Congratulations to the new members, and many thanks to everyone who participated! -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Donate

[Wikimedia-l] New grants program for individuals

2013-01-15 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Start Best wishes,* Siko -- Siko Bouterse Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org or click the edit button today, and help us

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing the Individual Engagement Grants program

2013-01-15 Thread Siko Bouterse
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Start Best wishes,* Siko -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Engagement Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate https://donate.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF grants for individuals

2012-12-17 Thread Siko Bouterse
, to develop and mature. Reporting to Anasuya will be Asaf Bartov, Jessie Wild, Oona Castro and Siko Bouterse, as well as a Senior Program Officer for the FDC (a new position that will be filled within the next month or so). * The Senior Program Officer will be responsible for facilitating the FDC

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] September Fellowship News

2012-10-01 Thread Siko Bouterse
of the Fellowship News! -- Siko Bouterse Head of Community Fellowships Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately directed to Wikimedia-l, the public mailing list of the Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] July Fellowship News

2012-08-01 Thread Siko Bouterse
*Translations Come learn what we've been up to this month! Best wishes, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Head of Community Fellowships Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately directed

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing the Fellowship News

2012-07-07 Thread Siko Bouterse
*Gender Gap *Help Pages Redesign *Small Wiki Editor Engagement *Teahouse *Translations -- Siko Bouterse Head of Community Fellowships Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing 2 Community Fellows

2012-05-17 Thread Siko Bouterse
/Wikimedia_Fellowships/Fellows Welcome, Tanvir and Steven! -- Siko Bouterse Head of Community Fellowships Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute...@wikimedia.org ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately directed to Wikimedia-l, the public

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing Community Fellow Peter Coombe

2012-04-12 Thread Siko Bouterse
/Wikipedia:Help_pages_redesign_project. More info about Pete and his project are also on the WMF bloghttp://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/04/12/help-is-on-the-way-announcing-community-fellow-peter-coombe/. Welcome, Pete! -- Siko Bouterse Head of Community Fellowships Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sboute