Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment Kick-Off

2017-01-24 Thread Anna Stillwell
Hello Lodewijk, Good to hear from you. In Nataliia's original email she wrote: The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees currently has two vacant appointed seats. We also have a vacant community-selected seat, but this seat will be filled through the community selection process. *The Election*

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing the Wikimedia Resource Center

2017-01-24 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, As we have stated in our annual plan [1], “currently, community members must search many pages and places to stay informed about Foundation activities and resources.” We have worked in the past two quarters to create a single point of entry. We call it the Wikimedia Resource Center, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment Kick-Off

2017-01-24 Thread Joseph Fox
Hey Lodewijk - looks like there is at least some indication on the "Work with us" page here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Work_with_us They're looking for two of: - Growing a Global Movement - Engaging New Communities - Social Sector Governance Joe On Tue, 24 Jan 2017 at

[Wikimedia-l] Annual Report Wikimedians of Albanian Language UG

2017-01-24 Thread Greta Doçi
Hello everyone, Ou ​r​ annual activities report can be found here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedians_of_Albanian_Language_User_Group/2015-2016_Report Kind regards, Greta user:margott ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment Kick-Off

2017-01-24 Thread Lodewijk
Hi Nataliia, Thanks for the update. It's promising to see a closed timeline for the board recruitment. I am wondering though, when do you expect to wrap up the process for the appointed seats? There's always been a lot of talk that the community and affiliates don't take the needs of the board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appreciation shown on Wikipedia

2017-01-24 Thread Kalliope Tsouroupidou
Love this!! What a great way to show appreciation further than words. K. On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 4:19 AM, Romaine Wiki wrote: > Hi all, > > Past Saturday during the new year's event in Leiden, the Netherlands, the > Dutch Wikipedia community reached the annual prizes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Interactive Team putting work on pause

2017-01-24 Thread Wes Moran
Hello everyone, We introduced this upcoming change last week[1] on the Discovery list. At the time, we didn’t have the full details to share, but wanted to let people directly engaging with that team know that some changes were being planned. We were originally going to share more details once

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Interactive Team putting work on pause

2017-01-24 Thread Derk-Jan Hartman
> Hi all, > The Interactive Team in Discovery is in the process of putting its work on > pause. The team's aim during this period is to get its work to a stable and > maintainable state. > Currently, work on new features is on hold. It is not yet known what the > timeline is for this transition to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment Kick-Off

2017-01-24 Thread Lodewijk
Hi Anna, Thanks for the quote. I read that in the email as well - but it doesn't answer the interaction between the two timelines though. It's mostly the interaction between the two processes I'm interested in at this point. The moment that the candidates join the board could be many months