[Wikimedia-l] Participate in Wiki Loves Love 2019

2019-02-01 Thread Rupika Sharma
Hello everyone, The wait is over, Wiki Loves Love 2019 Commons contest starts today and will run till 28th February 11:59 UTC. The theme of the contest is festivals, celebrations, rituals and ceremonies of love. Help us document love in different cultures. For more information, check out our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 at 20:45, María Sefidari wrote: > I am very happy to share news with you of our latest appointment to the > Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Please join me in welcoming Lisa > Lewin as our newest Trustee! Now on Wikidata as:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread María Sefidari
El vie., 1 feb. 2019 14:30, Andy Mabbett escribió: > On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 at 20:45, María Sefidari > wrote: > > > I am very happy to share news with you of our latest appointment to the > > Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Please join me in welcoming Lisa > > Lewin as our newest Trustee!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 at 13:58, María Sefidari wrote: > > El vie., 1 feb. 2019 14:30, Andy Mabbett > escribió: > > Unfortunately we don't seem to have a free image of Lisa; the one used > > on the Wikimedia blog is the same as her long-standing Twitter profile > > image and, despite the footer on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 21:45:00 +0100 María Sefidari wrote: > Dear all, > > I am very happy to share news with you of our latest appointment to the > Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Please join me in welcoming Lisa > Lewin as our newest Trustee! > > Lisa Lewin is Managing Partner at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Gregory Varnum
The reason why her photo had not yet been uploaded to Commoms is rather simple. The staff that were going to do it (thank you for doing it) are attending the organization’s All Hands event. Getting the information out was our focus, and we will be updating other places early next week. I hope

[Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-01 Thread María Sefidari
Dear all, When the Wikimedia Foundation was first established, the head of the organization was assigned the title of Executive Director (ED). In the US, this is the standard title for non-profit leaders, and made sense for the organization at the time. This week, at our Board meeting, we made a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 at 13:58, María Sefidari wrote: > I'm not sure I follow Andy - there is a Photo Credits section, did you see > it? P.S. Please see: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Pigsonthewing#File_tagging_File:Lisa_Lewin.jpg -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-01 Thread Philippe Beaudette
This is a common sense, reasonable update. Nice work. :) On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 10:21 AM María Sefidari wrote: > Dear all, > > When the Wikimedia Foundation was first established, the head of the > organization was assigned the title of Executive Director (ED). In the US, > this is the

[Wikimedia-l] Results from Punjabi Wikisource Proofreading Contest

2019-02-01 Thread Rupika Sharma
Hello Everyone, It is with great pride I would like to share great news with the community. We did Proofreading contest in Punjabi Wikisource from 21 December 2018 - 31 January 2019 and we have record breaking results. Starting from 300 proofread pages per month with only about 4-5 editors, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-01 Thread Pine W
Maria, Thanks for the explanation. I think that people would have asked questions if no one explained the change. I for one usually appreciate communication happening sooner rather than later. Pine ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) ___