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

2016-04-04 Thread Emeric Vallespi
Hello Wikimedians, The French WikiMOOC is now over. And we had more than 6,000 registered users! We are very happy and delighted with the results, not only by the number of registered users but also because 36% of participants are women, and 19% live in Africa. More than 1,000 accounts were

[Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Audit Committee observers

2016-04-04 Thread Greg Varnum
Forward on behalf of Kelly Battles. Hello All - My name is Kelly Bodnar Battles and I am honored to have joined the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees in January of this year. Professionally, I am a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and a material part of my near term Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Audit Committee observers

2016-04-04 Thread Pine W
Thanks Greg. Kelly, I'm wondering if you can comment on the role of this committee outside of audit-related tasks. My understanding is that this committee also functions as a general-purpose finance and budget committee for the WMF Board. Thanks, Pine On Apr 4, 2016 13:54, "Greg Varnum"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Audit Committee observers

2016-04-04 Thread Risker
Hmm. Ironically, it is standard for even non-member charities and non-profits in much of the world to have fully-voting members of the Audit Committee who are not members of the Board of Trustees/Directors. It is unfortunate that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees has not yet come around