Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Survey, Feedback requested, and Office Hour

2012-08-21 Thread Delphine Ménard
Hi, sorry to fish out a very old message, but since the survey is about to go live, I would like to share some concerns I have about it. Unfortunately, I was on holidays as this announcement came out, so couldn't do it earlier. I find the idea of an editor's survey to be extremely important,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Survey, Feedback requested, and Office Hour

2012-08-21 Thread Delphine Ménard
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: I'm not sure she actually said that. In any case, it is wrong - question D6 in the last survey asked if there was a Wikimedia chapter in the country where the respondent lived

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Survey, Feedback requested, and Office Hour

2012-09-10 Thread Delphine Ménard
Hello Tilman, On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 7:24 PM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi Delphine, On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:57 AM, Delphine Ménard notafi...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... Still, I was aware that there had

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Info: Call for chapter peer review participation

2013-03-04 Thread Delphine Ménard
with WMAR on their development. We are hoping that Cornelius will also come back with lots of new ideas from Argentina that we can tap into to get a fresh look on what can be done to support free knowledge. Cheers, Delphine -- Delphine Ménard Vice-president Wikimedia Deutschland

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Info: Markus Glaser is elected Chair of the Wikimedia Chapters Association Council

2013-03-19 Thread Delphine Ménard
look forward to working with you on all the tasks still to accomplish, within or outside the WCA. Best, Delphine Delphine Ménard Vice-president Wikimedia Deutschland On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 1:08 AM, Fae fae...@gmail.com wrote: Congratulations to Markus on becoming the Chair of the WCAC

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMIL new Executive Director

2013-04-10 Thread Delphine Ménard
Bienvenue/Wilkommen Dorit! I am looking forward to meeting you in Milan. Delphine On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 9:58 PM, Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il wrote: Hi, After four months After 6 years without employees, and 4 months of the recruitment process (collecting resumes and interviews) I happy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chapters Dialogue

2013-04-10 Thread Delphine Ménard
with crafting Peer Review and activities along those lines), offer tools where they are needed, seeking input from its members and interested observers... Hope that helps. Delphine -- Delphine Ménard Vice-president Wikimedia Deutschland -- @notafish NB. This gmail address is used for mailing

[Wikimedia-l] FDC election: thanks and more

2013-06-28 Thread Delphine Ménard
Dear all, We wanted to thank all of you who participated in this election, voters as well as candidates who helped stir the debate around the Funds Dissemination Committee. We are aware of the responsibility that you have chosen us to take up and are looking forward to working with the other FDC

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] (Announcement) Ana Toni Announced as New Wikimedia Foundation Board Member

2013-07-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
Dear Ana, I am extremely excited to see you join the Board of the Wikimedia Foundation, I know the experience you bring in international organisations is going to be invaluable to our movement. An enormous thanks to those who have made this possible. And a great great thank you to you Ana, for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Delphine Ménard
Le 12 févr. 2014 00:10, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com a écrit : For me in these debates about funding, which often present the staff on one side pushing to reduce the relative power and centrality of chapters on one side and chapter representatives pushing the opposite way on the other side,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Delphine Ménard
Le 12 févr. 2014 04:20, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com a écrit : On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 6:55 PM, Delphine Ménard notafi...@gmail.com wrote: Le 12 févr. 2014 00:10, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com a écrit : Well, it's actually pretty straightforward. For members of the Board of Trustees, FDC

[Wikimedia-l] FDC nominations - please ask your questions to the candidates

2014-06-16 Thread Delphine Ménard
Hello all, it is with great pleasure that I see the long and diverse list of people having nominated themselves to participate in the FDC in the years to come. [1] The deadline for nominations has passed, and it is now time for the community to ask questions to the candidates. While the next

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banners (again)

2014-11-27 Thread Delphine Ménard
You know, I think I'll pass on the actual content of the message that talks about Commercial not being a Monster and The Bad. (and yes I know, these are in a negative sentence but... seriously?). This banner looks like an obituary I find. Where are the cool banners on green leafy foresty

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

2015-02-19 Thread Delphine Ménard
Anasuya, I'm whistling to a new tune already, get ready to dance. We'll just change dance floors. Thank you for it all and many many *hugs* Luis, Siko, can't wait to work with you more, congrats on the new responsibilities. Asaf, 'bout time you stop killing kittens every time you introduce

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome Delphine Ménard as WMF's Annual Plan Grants Program Officer

2016-06-22 Thread Delphine Ménard
On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 7:16 AM, Jan-Bart de Vreede wrote: > Of course this is likely to change once your children are old enough to run > the approvals process… which could be a year or two away ;) > You seem to be speaking from experience here. You're scaring me. o.O

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2016-06-24 Thread Delphine Ménard
Patricio, many many thanks to you for having kept your cool during the hard times. Thanks to you and Frieda for services rendered, and on to time off from Wikimedia mandates (it's kinda cool, you'll see). Congratulations to Christophe and María. And hugs all around. :D Delphine On Fri, Jun 24,

[Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Call for nominations for appointments to the Funds Dissemination Committee - 2016

2016-06-29 Thread Delphine Ménard
/Framework_for_the_Creation_and_Initial_Operation_of_the_FDC#Membership [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Funds_Dissemination_Committee/Nominations/2016#Membership_criteria -- Delphine Ménard Program Officer, Annual Plan Grants Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

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

2016-02-19 Thread Delphine Ménard
I believe that Dariusz' comment was somewhat blown out of proportions (due in part to difficulties in communication inherent to our multicultural movement). I also think that some of the statements he made were too "blanket" to let go, so I understand the frustration. This said, Ori, I want to

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

2016-02-19 Thread Delphine Ménard
Here you go SJ, On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 10:09 PM, Sam Klein wrote: > Delphine writes: >> >> We freaking built an encyclopedia, of course we can take care of it > without >> having to fear everyone and their brother! And while an organisation is > not >> a wiki, and

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

2016-02-20 Thread Delphine Ménard
nity members can be with > the statements from Board members. Seriously, I am not feeling comfortable > with sharing any of my thoughts here, and even this mail I hope I will > press send before I just delete it. > > This mail, please, do not read it as an excuse for the Board. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-03-05 Thread Delphine Ménard
Thank you Alice. I find this move pretty bold and welcome it, it renew with an old tradition ;) Also many thnaks for sharing with us these kind of developments. Cheers, Delphine On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 3:14 AM, Alice Wiegand wrote: > Hi all, > short update, as announced

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-14 Thread Delphine Ménard
Darn. Just when I was thinking we could finally catch up. Well, it *will* have to be in France then, or somewhere else where the grass is green and the sea some shade of blue. Thank you for all the fish. *hugs* Delphine On 14 July 2016 at 08:48, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel

[Wikimedia-l] Initial eligibility for 2016-2017 Round 1 of the Annual Plan Grants / FDC process

2016-07-15 Thread Delphine Ménard
at fdcsupp...@wikimedia.org. We would be happy to speak with any organization about specific questions they may have about eligibility. Best regards from FDC staff! -- Delphine Ménard Program Officer, Annual Plan Grants Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
On 8 July 2016 at 14:47, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > What you say is how it works for you. At the same time you deny how it is > experienced by others. I do not want your compassion. What I want is for > people to use logic in their arguments and use their logic

[Wikimedia-l] FDC nominations - Community Q: please ask your questions to the candidates!

2016-07-11 Thread Delphine Ménard
forward this announcement to any list you think is appropriate. -- Delphine Ménard Program Officer, Annual Plan Grants Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
I disagree in so many ways with your words that I don't even know where to start. Compassion is not trying to put people in a lower position, or trying to put yourself in a higher position. It never has and never will be. Compassion is about caring for others and in that particular instance,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Board Governance Committee Volunteer and Advisory members [results]

2016-08-17 Thread Delphine Ménard
Anders said it all. This announcement is so many kind of cool I don't know where to begin. So just YAY! Thanks for the initiative, thanks for volunteering. Delphine On 16 August 2016 at 20:57, Anders Wennersten wrote: > I joined the movement in 2007. I was then

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you for your service, Wikimedia Hong Kong

2017-02-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
Hi Vito, yes it can. Basically, while there is space for just one chapter per country, if another group forms and decides to take up the role of Wikimedia HK, they can apply to be a chapter, since there is no chapter recognized any more. This happened with Wikimedia UK

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chapter De-Recognition: Wikimedia Hong Kong

2017-02-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
Hello Rover, I want to thank you and your team for so much work, and so much great work. This decision was difficult for everyone, and I am glad to see that it has come to a conclusion. I think it's important to know how to pause and breathe deeply sometimes. I am looking forward to seeing more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] General Assembly: board + annual reports

2017-02-03 Thread Delphine Ménard
2016 > > > Kind regards, > Romaine > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation receives $500, 000 from the Craig Newmark Foundation and craigslist Charitable Fund to support a healthy and inclusive

2017-01-27 Thread Delphine Ménard
On 27 January 2017 at 18:17, Lodewijk wrote: [snip] > What I am curious about, is whether there are also efforts ongoing that are > focused on influencing community behavior in a more preventive manner. I'm > not sure how that would work out in practice, [snip] But

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-25 Thread Delphine Ménard
On 24 August 2016 at 22:50, Michael Peel wrote: > > This process seems to be very harsh as written. For example, it says: > "an organization’s recognition may be terminated immediately > according to the group's agreement (without Board review or appeal)" > There's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Netherlands and the World Exchange Platform is online

2017-03-16 Thread Delphine Ménard
list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/

[Wikimedia-l] Community review for Annual Plan Grants FDC Process Round 2 2016-2017

2017-04-07 Thread Delphine Ménard
transparent and collaborative. The FDC highly values feedback and insights from the Wikimedia community in making its funding recommendations. Thank you for the time you’ll take to review these proposals, Best, Delphine [*] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals -- Delphine Ménard

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Mind of the Universe: public broadcaster works with Wikimedia movement

2017-05-16 Thread Delphine Ménard
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[Wikimedia-l] FDC elections: Call for candidates

2017-05-19 Thread Delphine Ménard
/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2017 Please reach out to me with any questions about these elections or the work the FDC does. Cheers, Delphine Ménard [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Funds_Dissemination_Committee [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Funds_Dissemination_Committee

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC elections: Call for candidates

2017-05-20 Thread Delphine Ménard
/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2017 Please reach out to me with any questions about these elections or the work the FDC does. Cheers, Delphine Ménard [1]https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Funds_ Dissemination_Committee [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Funds_ Dissemination_Committee

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Board WMNL

2017-05-16 Thread Delphine Ménard
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[Wikimedia-l] Community review for Annual Plan Grants FDC Process Round 1 2017-2018

2017-10-13 Thread Delphine Ménard
FDC highly values feedback and insights from the Wikimedia community in making its funding recommendations. Thank you for the time you’ll take to review these proposals. Best, Delphine [*] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals -- Delphine Ménard Program Officer Wikimedia Foundat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: WMAu Committee - changes

2017-10-09 Thread Delphine Ménard
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[Wikimedia-l] New FDC office bearers [was: FDC Recommendations, Round 1 2017-18 ]

2017-11-22 Thread Delphine Ménard
> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Suspension of FDC grantmaking

2018-04-26 Thread Delphine Ménard
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] New language code for Western Armenian language

2018-01-31 Thread Delphine Ménard
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board of Wikimedia Indonesia

2019-02-11 Thread Delphine Ménard
a > Surel: biyanto.re...@wikimedia.or.id > - > Dukung upaya kami membebaskan pengetahuan: > http://wikimedia.or.id/wiki/Wikimedia_Indonesia:Donasi > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda 2018/2019 Report

2019-07-17 Thread Delphine Ménard
! > https://donate.wikimedia.org > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ESEAP Strategy Summit Report

2019-08-09 Thread Delphine Ménard
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-17 Thread Delphine Ménard
ession > >>>>>> in our relation with the Foundation of "*colliding with an > Anglo-Saxon > >>>>> wall*". > >>>>>> I notice that despite more Foundation staff diversity in recent > years, > >>>>>> French speaking o