Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Eduwiki] You're invited: Wikipedia & Education User Group Open Meeting, Jan 28 at 18:00 UTC

2020-01-16 Thread Suyash Dwivedi
Thanks for the invitation I will try to attend

On Thu, Jan 16, 2020, 02:17 Olushola Olaniyan 
wrote:

> Thank you for this information and the shared link, I will be so glad to
> attend the meeting.
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> Regards
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> Olaniyan Olushola
> CEO DataAccess Systems Ltd
> President, Wikimedia Nigeria
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> Co-director Wiki Women Radio
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> +2348167352512
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> On Tue, Jan 14, 2020, 23:28 LiAnna Davis  wrote:
>
>> Happy New Year! The Wikipedia & Education User Group invites you to
>> attend our next Open Meeting via Zoom on *Tuesday, January 28, from
>> 18:00 UTC to 19:30 UTC*.
>>
>> As usual for our Open Meetings, we will provide updates from the
>> Wikipedia & Education board, then leave most of the time for our guest
>> speakers. This month, we're thrilled to have featured speakers from Israel
>> and Ghana join us to speak about Wikidata in education and
>> outside-the-classroom social impact from Wikimedia projects.
>>
>> *Shani Evenstein Sigalov* is one of the leading innovators in the
>> Wikimedia & Education movement globally. In addition to her work as a
>> researcher and free knowledge advocate, Shani has taught groundbreaking
>> courses on Wikipedia and Wikidata, and she'll be presenting in this meeting
>> on her Wikidata work. A founding board member of the Wikipedia & Education
>> User Group, Shani resigned to take on even greater responsibility as a
>> Wikimedia Foundation Trustee. We're particularly excited to welcome her
>> back as a guest speaker!
>>
>> *Andrews Lartey*, Project Manager for Growing Open and Eco-friendly
>> Skills for the Youth (GOES), will speak about how Wikimedia Projects can be
>> used outside the classroom to create social impact (Industry 4.0 skills
>> acquisition, circular economy and zero hunger). Andrews Lartey will present
>> on how GOES, through community school farms is creating social impact in
>> Ghana, the global effect and how various institutions and individuals can
>> support the project.
>>
>> The meeting will be hosted via this link on January 28:
>> https://zoom.us/j/580872511
>>
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-Medicine] WikiProject Med Board Election Results

2019-04-03 Thread Suyash Dwivedi
Congratulations to new board

Regards,
Suyash Dwivedi
(U:Suyash.dwivedi)
sent from mobile, please consider any typos

On Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 6:13 AM Shani Evenstein  wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> Last week a new board was elected
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med/Board/Election_2019#Summary>
> for WikiProject Medicine
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Project_Med> and an annual open
> meeting for all members was conducted online during March 25th.
>
> The 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)*
>3. *Mossab*
><https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:%D9%85%D8%B5%D8%B9%D8%A8> (until
>2022) *Membership admin (new member)*
>4. *Diptanshu Das* <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/w:User:Diptanshu_Das> 
> (until
>2022) *(new member)*
>5. *Tim Moody*
>
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tim-moody=edit=1>
>  (until
>2022) *(new member)*
>6. *Stuart Ray* <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Soupvector> (until
>2022) *(new member)*
>7. *Jennifer Dawson* <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:JenOttawa> 
> (until
>2020) (will be up for election only at the end of the year).
>
>
> I would like to take this opportunity to thank *Daniel Meitchen, **Carl
> Fredrik Sjöland**, Sam Zidovetski & Indira Gowda* for their contributions
> and service as board members. They remain involved, some of them as special
> advisers to the board, and will continue to contribute to the organization
> in their fields of expertise.
>
> As some of you may know, we are in the process of becoming a Thematic
> Organization, have also submitted a Medicine Space for the coming
> Wikimania, and working on various frontiers to spread high quality Medical
> Content around the work both on and off line. We have achieved a lot but
> have so much to do still, so please join me in wishing the new board
> success in the coming 3 years!
>
> Finally, if you have not joined us yet and would like to do so, you are
> very much welcome! Just fill out this membership form
> <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfP1MvuBmtCkqT7i5qYyIm0jspEL2wE440hWSD9tWLmMTFNKA/viewform?usp=sf_link>
> and we'll take it from there. :)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Shani Evenstein Sigalov
> Chairperson, WikiProject Medicine Foundation.
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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 Suyash Dwivedi
the Wikimedia platforms. This will
>> be a
>> >> mandatory training for all of Sweden's 5,000 public librarians. Our
>> hope is
>> >> to give all of them a basic understanding of the Wikimedia projects, as
>> >> well as to complement the online training with advanced courses for the
>> >> most dedicated. The advanced courses will give them the tools to
>> ongoingly
>> >> organize activities and events independently at their libraries across
>> the
>> >> country.
>> >>
>> >> Furthermore, the librarians will be engaged in the #1Lib1Ref and
>> >> FindingGLAMs campaigns.
>> >>
>> >> There is a great potential to receive continuous funding over the
>> coming 3
>> >> years if successful.
>> >>
>> >> As always, you can find the full application on our wiki (in Swedish):
>> >>
>> https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Wikipedia_i_biblioteken_2019/Ansökan
>> >>
>> >> Project 3: Bibliographical data on Wikidata
>> >>
>> >> We continue our work to include bibliographical data on Wikidata. The
>> >> project details are still being negotiated with the funder. The project
>> >> will start in mid-2019 and last until 2020.
>> >>
>> >> Cost reduction
>> >>
>> >> Starting from March 2019 we have a new agreement in place for a heavily
>> >> subsidized coworking space office from the Swedish Internet Foundation.
>> >> Through the agreement we will save us around USD 30,000 per year
>> compared
>> >> to when we had an office of our own.
>> >>
>> >> We have received this generous subsidy because Wikipedia is considered
>> so
>> >> important for the infrastructure of the Internet. We are very happy
>> that
>> >> the agreement does not have an end date and that we have the
>> possibility to
>> >> grow significantly over time as well (while keeping the generous
>> subsidy).
>> >>
>> >> Please contact John Andersson (john.anders...@wikimedia.se) if you
>> have
>> >> any questions.
>> >>
>> >> [1] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikispeech
>> >>
>> >> Best,
>> >>
>> >> John
>> >>
>> >> - - - -
>> >>
>> >> John Andersson
>> >>
>> >> Executive Director
>> >>
>> >> Wikimedia Sverige
>> >>
>> >> Phone: +46(0)73-3965189
>> >>
>> >> Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se
>> >>
>> >> Visiting address: Goto10, Hammarby Kaj 10D, 120 32 Stockholm
>> >>
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