[Wikimedia-l] MET allows free image download for 390, 000+ works already in the pubic domain

2014-05-21 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi, anyone knows if this MET initiative[1] is viable to have a reverberation in Commons, or if it is already a project in the community? I see this is very similar to the British Library donation, on December 2013[2], that quickly started to spread on to Commons[3]. Any knowledge about this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Be part of the most epic data collection and analysis of Wikimedia programs!

2014-09-25 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi Pine, thank you for your detailed response. Answers in line! On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 8:24 PM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Anasuya, Thanks for this announcement. It will be interesting to see what we learn from this round. I have a few questions. * People may feel more

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing Learning Quarterly, the newsletter from Learning and Evaluation team

2014-10-20 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, A few months ago, the Learning and Evaluation team started a new communication outlet to reach out to the Wikimedia community: Learning Quarterly, a newsletter that has recently launched its second issue. Find it on Meta at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Au Revoir from WMUK CEO

2014-11-11 Thread Maria Cruz
Sad to see you go, Jon. And the best to you in the coming future! *María Cruz * \\ Community Coordinator, PED Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | : @marianarra_ https://twitter.com/marianarra_ On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Jan-Bart de Vreede jdevre...@wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 Evaluation Survey Results Posted!

2014-11-26 Thread Maria Cruz
*tl;dr: *You can find the results of the Wikimania 2014 Evaluation Survey on Wikimedia Commons *[1]* Greetings, Today we posted a slide deck summarizing data from the Wikimania evaluation survey from this year’s event in London. The survey was a collaborative effort of the Wikimania Conference

[Wikimedia-l] Show Wikimedia some love: Let's Talk Diversity

2015-02-13 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, (Pardon the cross-posting) Starting today, we want to show Wikimedia some love in a very special way: talking about diversity! [1] Diversity in Wikimedia projects is key to achieve our shared vision: that anyone can contribute in the sum of all knowledge. We know many efforts have been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Evaluation by WMF of Wiki Loves Monuments is failing to understand the community

2015-05-07 Thread Maria Cruz
On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 6:34 AM, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org wrote: I hope that at some point WLM organizers can be given the tools, enthusiasm and support to create their own evaluation on a larger scale. That way I hope that some of the flaws can be avoided thanks to a better

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] GRAPH extension is now live everywhere!

2015-05-07 Thread Maria Cruz
This is great, Yuri, thank you so much! =) *María Cruz * \\ Community Coordinator, PED Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | : @marianarra_ https://twitter.com/marianarra_ On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 2:19 PM, Jonathan Morgan jmor...@wikimedia.org wrote: This is wicked

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Evaluation by WMF of Wiki Loves Monuments is failing to understand the community

2015-05-06 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, Thanks for the comments on the first two program evaluation reports. This is the kind of feedback we are looking for coming from the community, and for that reason, we want to continue this conversation and learn more about what goals and metrics make more sense to program leaders. As

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Find Community Engagement sessions at Wikimania 2015!

2015-07-14 Thread Maria Cruz
Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | : @marianarra_ https://twitter.com/marianarra_ On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 4:59 PM, Maria Cruz mc...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all! As Wikimanía México is just around the corner, I wanted to share with you all an overview of sessions hosted

[Wikimedia-l] Find Community Engagement sessions at Wikimania 2015!

2015-07-13 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all! As Wikimanía México is just around the corner, I wanted to share with you all an overview of sessions hosted by Community Engagement department at WMF. There are hacks, workshops, panels, presentations and discussions covering a range of topics! We will be happy to have you join us in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Re : New WMF initiative: Community Capacity Development

2015-09-03 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi Pine, Thanks for bringing this up. We have actually talked with Asaf and Sati about possible ways in which the CCD initiative could inform toolkit development, in order to make sure to keep them relevant, specially for emerging communities. One of the things we want to do is user testing of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-15 Thread Maria Cruz
I'm sorry to see you go, Garfield. I wish you the best. *María Cruz * \\ Communications and Outreach Coordinator, L Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | : @marianarra_ On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Michael Peel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Engagement reorg - the official announcement

2016-02-10 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, to follow up on Maggie's email, I wanted to share that Program Capacity and Learning team is reaching out to community members to comment on our draft roadmap [1]. In this coming year, we look forward to our shared learning and support to leaders across the movement. Importantly, we could

[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

[Wikimedia-l] We need your input: Building a shared vision of “Leadership”

2016-09-20 Thread Maria Cruz
*TL:DR: The Community Engagement department invites you to participate in the Leadership Development Dialogue now through October 16th [1].* Hello there, One of the really valuable parts of our community, is the growing number of volunteers who step beyond their comfort zone, and become guides,

[Wikimedia-l] Technical Design Intern Search | Job description

2016-10-26 Thread Maria Cruz
Hello all, There is a new internship opportunity in the Community Engagement department for a Technical Design Intern. We are looking for a candidate who works and/or studies in the field of computer science and information systems, has experience in advanced wiki markup and design skills for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Technical Design Intern Search | Job description

2016-11-02 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi Pine, I agree with Dan here. I also wanted to send an update on the job search. After receiving some feedback, we have adjusted the job description to say the following: *We’d like you to have these skills:* The Technical Design Intern should have the following experience and personal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing the Wikimedia Resource Center

2017-07-28 Thread Maria Cruz
On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1:50 AM, NC Hasive <n...@nhasive.com> wrote: > Like it! Hope it helps all Wikimedian to know any kind of resourceful > information. > > -Hasive > WMBD > > On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 9:53 PM, Maria Cruz <mc...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Presenting Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report: Tuesday, Oct 10, 1600 UTC

2017-10-10 Thread Maria Cruz
content on Youtube with a CC BY > license. The link provided in the start of the thread show this. > > /Jan > > > > > > > On Oct 9, 2017 1:09 PM, "Maria Cruz" <mc...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > > > Hi all, > > > As a reminder of thi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Presenting Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report: Tuesday, Oct 10, 1600 UTC

2017-10-09 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, As a reminder of this event, and a follow up, please note the presentation tomorrow is at 9 am PST (1600 UTC), not 10 am, as it says in the email body. Hope to see many of you there! Best, María On Oct 4, 2017 15:42, "Maria Cruz" <mc...@wikimedia.org> wrote: >

[Wikimedia-l] Presenting Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report: Tuesday, Oct 10, 1600 UTC

2017-10-04 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all, In 2016, the Wikimedia Foundation initiated a new project, called Community Engagement Insights, under which we designed a Wikimedia Contributors and Communities survey, that aims to improve the alignment between the Wikimedia Foundation and the communities it serves. In this project,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-04 Thread Maria Cruz
This is fantastic news! *María Cruz * \\ Communications and Outreach project manager, L Team \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | Twitter: @marianarra_ On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 12:59 PM, Christophe Henner wrote: > Hi

[Wikimedia-l] What does leadership mean in the Wikimedia movement? Presentation on Thursday, Nov 16

2017-11-13 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi all! Since July 2016 [1], the Learning and Evaluation team has been invested in understanding what leadership means in our movement, and how we can best support it. On Thursday, November 16 at 9 am PST (1700 UTC), we will host a public meeting to share what we have learned so far, and how we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Project Grants program will fund 11 community-led projects

2018-06-07 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi everyone, As you may know, we recently funded 11 projects through Wikimedia Foundation Project Grants program, initiatives that span from software development, to online organizing, and offline outreach. In an effort to increase awareness about these projects, and foster collaboration and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Project Grants program will fund 11 community-led projects

2018-06-08 Thread Maria Cruz
| Twitter: @marianarra_ <https://twitter.com/marianarra_> On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 12:19 PM, Maria Cruz wrote: > Hi everyone, > > As you may know, we recently funded 11 projects through Wikimedia > Foundation Project Grants program, initiatives that span from software > development,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Project Grants program will fund 11 community-led projects

2018-06-19 Thread Maria Cruz
imedia Foundation, Inc. mc...@wikimedia.org | Twitter: @marianarra_ <https://twitter.com/marianarra_> On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 4:28 PM Maria Cruz wrote: > Hi everyone, > just a small correction, the showcase is on Thursday, June 14th. Apologies > for the mistake. > Hope to

[Wikimedia-l] Women in the Wikimedia movement: Conversations with communities

2018-03-05 Thread Maria Cruz
*Hi all, In honour of Women’s History Month, the Community Engagement department is hosting a series of conversations with community members about Women in the Wikimedia movement ,

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-25 Thread Maria Cruz
Hello everyone, Today, the Wikimedia Foundation's Community Engagement department is launching Wikimedia Space *[1]*, a platform for movement *[2]* organizers, affiliates, contributors, partners, and the Foundation to share news, questions, and conversations. Learning from others has been the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation's final Medium Term Plan and FY2019-2020 Annual Plan

2019-07-23 Thread Maria Cruz
Hello everyone, After opening a community comment period in early April this year, collecting and incorporating that feedback, we are happy to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees has approved our Medium Term Plan for 2019-2023! You can view the final version here: