[Wikimedia-l] Chapter Selected Board Seats- Election results

2012-05-19 Thread Sydney Poore
Resending with subject line more descriptive. Sydney On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote: Cross posting _ *Béria Lima* *Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reappointment of Bishakha Datta as WMF Trustee

2012-12-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Awesome news. Sydney On Dec 28, 2012 10:39 AM, Geoff Brigham gbrig...@wikimedia.org wrote: I am happy to report that Bishakha Datta has been reappointed as a Trustee on the WMF Board for another two-year term. The Board resolution may be found here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome: Siko Bouterse and Katy Love join the Grantmaking team at WMF

2013-01-16 Thread Sydney Poore
Glad to hear that you both are moving into these new roles. :-) Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.dewrote: Congratulations, looking forward to working with you! Cheers, Nicole On 16 January 2013 18:28, Patricia Pena pp

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement *please read*

2013-03-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Planning this graceful exit as Executivenu Director is exactly the professional and nurturing way that Sue has provided leadership for the Wikimedia Foundation. Although I have personal sadness to see Sue move on, I fully understand why and so very much respect the thoughtful way that she is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Maria for passing this on, and to the Board of Trustees for adding wording to the resolution that more clearly conveys that WMF projects are creating content and acting as a repository for a broad range of media that have the potential to cause harm to living people. Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread sydney . poore
Osmar, Sorry to see you leaving the position. And I'm glad to you are assisting with the transition and plan to stay involved. Best of luck with your future ventures. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sent from my iPhone On Jan 28, 2014, at 11:59, Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimedia.org.ar wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Anna Torres Adell as new Wikimedia Argentina ED

2014-02-22 Thread sydney . poore
Welcome, Anna. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sent from my iPhone On Feb 22, 2014, at 8:23, Anna Torres a...@wikimedia.org.ar wrote: Dear movement fellows, Thank you so much for your warm welcoming! As Galileo said and thanks to the support of the team and specially at this very first

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Press Release: Wikimedia Indonesia Receive Grant from The Ford Foundation to Preserve Indonesian Culture By Content Digitalization

2014-03-04 Thread sydney . poore
Congratulations. I'm very excited for you all. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sent from my iPhone On Mar 4, 2014, at 8:56, Isabella Apriyana isabella.apriy...@wikimedia.or.id wrote: Hello all, We are happy to announce that Wikimedia Indonesia is awarded a grant by The Ford Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Purpose of WMConf ( was: Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014)

2014-04-02 Thread sydney . poore
the board observers to the FDC which need to attend both meetings. Sydney Poore Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2014, at 13:26, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: A good starting point for discussion is the written material already out there about the purpose of the event: *Wikimedia Conference 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Indonesia and Humanitarian Open Street Map receive ALL VOICES GRANT

2014-04-17 Thread Sydney Poore
That is great news. A wonderful sounding project. And I'm thrilled to hear that you all are becoming expert at getting this type of international grant. Well done! Sydney Poore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-29 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you AffCom committee members for taking on this important new role. I'll be very interested to see the type and amount of support that affiliates find useful. It will make for extra work but I hope you can document the work you all do with affiliates and publish the information. Sydney

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, I'm so pleased that the persistence and hard work paid off. This wonderful news for your chapter but also the whole Wikimedia movement. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User: FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Jun 10, 2014 1:29 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia User Group China

2014-08-01 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations! Sydney On Jul 30, 2014 12:18 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, It is an honor to announce that the Affiliations Committee has resolved [1] recognizing the Wikimedia User Group China as a Wikimedia User Group; their main focus areas are getting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ghana User Group

2014-09-15 Thread Sydney Poore
That's awesome news! Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 8:23 PM, Kirill Lokshin kirill.loks...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I'm pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized Wikimedia Ghana User

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group

2014-09-19 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to Azerbaijani User Group! Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:10 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, I am pleased to announce that the Affiliations

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call to Action

2014-10-06 Thread Sydney Poore
intentions. Open source requires a healthy community, and respectful interactions are a sign of a healthy community. I pledge to treat everyone with respect and use respectful and inclusive language. Please join me. --Damon Sicore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Jake Orlowitz/Ocaasi comes onto the Grantmaking team at WMF with The Wikipedia Library

2014-10-07 Thread Sydney Poore
Happy dance This is awesome news! Congratulations, Jake. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 11:07 PM, Anasuya Sengupta asengu...@wikimedia.org wrote: Dear friends and colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Jake

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Serbia Executive Director

2014-10-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Welcome. Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Oct 11, 2014 6:50 PM, Filip Maljković dungod...@gmail.com wrote: Hello everyone, I'd like to announce Ivan Nikčević as the new Executive Director of Wikimedia Serbia. After a two month process, and with more than 200 submissions, we finally managed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Alessio Guidetti, Cotton

2014-10-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Truly sorry to hear this sad news. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: It is with great sorrow that Wikimedia Italia announces the death of Alessio Guidetti, better

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Finance Fellows to develop first-ever movement-wide financial report and metrics

2014-10-30 Thread Sydney Poore
/Talk:Movement-wide_Financial_Report I'll look for the response on meta. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Michael Guss mg...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi folks, We are the Finance Fellows, a multicultural

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Finance Fellows to develop first-ever movement-wide financial report and metrics

2014-11-04 Thread Sydney Poore
Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Thanks for the replies. They've calmed my fears a fair bit, but I'm still a little concerned - even simple questions like

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-24 Thread Sydney Poore
around strategic planning and wikimedia movement grants and join in!. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member FDC On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 5:21 PM, pajz pajzm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Dariusz, On 23 November 2014 at 18:05, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: All in all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-26 Thread Sydney Poore
more about the ways that they can be supported when they do local fundraising. There is much learning that can come from sharing among the different chapters. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 3:32 PM, Lodewijk lodew

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: New board elected, annual plan postponed.

2014-12-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Tim for sharing the results. And congratulations to the recently elected members and thank you to the outgoing members for their service to the wikimedia movement. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Italia Executive Director

2014-12-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Giuliana Mancini, welcome to the Wikimedia movement. :-) Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 3:31 AM, Andrea Zanni andrea.za...@wikimedia.it wrote: Hello everybody, It's with great

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board Elections

2014-12-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to the newly or re-elected members. And thank you, Yael, for your service to the wikimedia movement. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 3:07 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Magyarország Board Elections

2014-12-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to the newly and re-elected members of the board. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 5:30 AM, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: Hi all, WMHU had its

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Delphine Ménard, Lodewijk Gelauff and Bence Damokos as AffCom Advisers

2014-12-03 Thread Sydney Poore
Delphine Ménard], Lodewijk Gelauff, and Bence Damokos, Thank you all for offering your services to the wikimedia movement to give your expertise to this important committee. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for sharing and also the history of its development. It's inspiring to see the hard work that you all put into developing this important document. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 9, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter Announcements:Executive Committee for 2014-15 takes charge

2014-12-16 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for sharing the news. Congratulations and wishing the Indian Chapter and community all the best for this year and many years ahead. Sydney Poore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Jayanta Nath jaya

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Awareness of Wikipedia and its usage patterns in Israel

2014-12-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Thanks for sharing the information. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 3:25 AM, Shlomi Fish shlo...@shlomifish.org wrote: Hi Michal, On Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:01:19 +0200 Michal Lester mles...@wikimedia.org.il wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Sydney Poore
concerned about the large number of community indefinite blocks done by a single administrator with no training than these few bans that are investigated and signed off on by a professional whose work is being evaluated. Sydney Poore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please report to Google [was Re: Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group]

2015-01-10 Thread Sydney Poore
I was resubscribed. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 11:18 AM, rubin.happy rubin.ha...@gmail.com wrote: I was resubscribed, too. rubin16 2015-01-10 19:12 GMT+03:00 Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org: On Sat, Jan 10

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-08 Thread Sydney Poore
in the wikimedia movement! Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Romaine Wiki romaine.w...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, Some disturbing news entered my mailbox the past days. The grant making team is going to shut down

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-09 Thread Sydney Poore
. That this particular targeted campaign is not *perfectly executed* does not take this legitimate topic off the table. Sydney Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoe...@gmx.net wrote: * Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-09 Thread Sydney Poore
: * Sydney Poore wrote: It has become pretty obvious that funding the interests/values of existing community members through regular channels is not creating content free of systemic bias in general nor closing the human gender gap. (I say this as someone who has read all types of WMF funding

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Siko makes an important point here. If there are too many time sensitive non-theme requests then that would be justification for allocating more resources to the grantmaking team next year. Let's wait and see how the data plays out. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] An alternative model for grant funding

2015-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
of doing more to encourage members of the wikimedia movement to come to meta and join in working on them. IdeaLab. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Ideas Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 9:37 AM, Edward Saperia edsape

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] An alternative model for grant funding

2015-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Edward Saperia edsape...@gmail.com wrote: Of course you're very correct that there are many projects sitting around asking for scrutiny - the difference here is the (potential

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-03-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Welcome to the wikimedia movement, Kourosh. Looking forward to seeing the partnerships and initiatives that can be grown that support our mission. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 4:13 PM, Lila Tretikov l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] New Wikimedia Foundation report on activities in 2014

2015-04-02 Thread Sydney Poore
On Apr 2, 2015 4:39 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Actually, it appears it is also published here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CommunicationsState_of_the_Wikimedia_Foundation (Heather Walls sent me the link). This is good - but the document on Commons points to a serious usability

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-22 Thread Sydney Poore
on the mission of the movement. I fully support allowing our talented and dedicated WMF staff to have the opportunity to choose the people who guide the direction of the WMF. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 11:34 AM, Bohdan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-22 Thread Sydney Poore
to get more volunteer community members running for positions as well as voting. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:22 PM, Aleksey Bilogur aleksey.bilo...@gmail.com wrote: Frankly, I think such views are naive idealism

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-22 Thread Sydney Poore
On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:49 PM, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 8:54 AM, Sydney Poore sydney.po...@gmail.com wrote: I find the WMF staff who I interact with to be an inspiration to me with their dedication to the mission to the global wikimedia movement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Inspire Campaign Grantees

2015-05-01 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Liam, for the supportive positive comments. Sydney On May 1, 2015 5:36 PM, Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com wrote: Congratulations on bringing to the surface these 16 project ideas! I'm looking forward to seeing how these specific projects go, and also to seeing if they can become

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Marti Johnson as WMF Program Officer for Individual Grants

2015-05-04 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Marti! Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 6:15 PM, Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, Following up on the announcement about a new structure in the Community Engagement team,[1] I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF office location and remodel

2015-04-16 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Tim. That background information is extremely helpful to understand the thinking behind the previous decision. Sydney On Apr 16, 2015 10:15 PM, Tim Starling tstarl...@wikimedia.org wrote: On 15/04/15 22:45, Craig Franklin wrote: I do think that it's doesn't particularly match up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Ask questions, give feedback on six annual plan grant proposals for the FDC!

2015-04-07 Thread Sydney Poore
This page explains the eligibility. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Eligibility Sydney On Apr 8, 2015 12:09 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Katy Love wrote: tl;dr:[0] Please join the community review for six annual plan grant proposals requesting USD $1.5 million in movement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CAPTCHA issues discouraging new editors

2015-06-19 Thread Sydney Poore
of dealing with group editing or the new account creation experience needs to be a priority. Sydney Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 2:24 PM, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: It's true that events *can* get

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of North Carolina Triangle Wikipedians User Group

2015-05-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Awesome news!! Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 5:17 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, On behalf of the Affiliations Committee, I am honored to announce the recognition [1] of a new User

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia UK's members elect new trustees

2015-07-28 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to the new board members. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:29 AM, Michael Maggs mich...@maggs.name wrote: I am very pleased to announce that at our annual general meeting on Saturday 25 July

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Iranian Wikimedians UG

2015-07-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Excellent news! Sydney On Jul 18, 2015 3:10 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, I'm pleased to announcce the recognition [1] of a new member of the family of Wikimedia affilates, the Iranian Wikimedians User Group. Among their main interests are encouraging the use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of WikiWomen's User Group

2015-07-20 Thread Sydney Poore
interests. Also, any women and allies working on any WMF project who are interested in the gender gap is welcome to join. All languages welcome. Help us translate the pages. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomen%27s_User_Group#Interested_in_participating Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-13 Thread Sydney Poore
Alex, thanks for sharing this information. My thoughts are with Wikimedians and their family and friends. Take care, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Alex Cella <ace...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > All

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Garfield, a huge thank you for all the assistance you provided to the Wikimedia movement. Especially the FDC. I'm sad to hear you're leaving. And hope you stay engaged some way with the community. Sydney On Sep 10, 2015 5:55 PM, "Garfield Byrd" wrote: > All, > > For the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Certification by IDEAS

2015-12-17 Thread Sydney Poore
Great news, Christopher. I'm really proud of you all for this accomplishment!! Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Katy Love <kl...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Wow, very cool, Christophe!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana 2015

2015-12-09 Thread Sydney Poore
rm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 9:38 AM, Greta Doçi <gretad...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello Wikipedians, > Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group > <htt

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you, Jan-Bart and Stu

2016-01-06 Thread Sydney Poore
I also want to thank Jan-Bart de Vreede and Stu West for their work as Trustees. I had the pleasure of working with both of them and know them to be committed to the wikimedia mission. I hope you all stay engaged. Warm regards, Sydney Poore Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight suggested Annual Training during the Harassment Consultation, 2015. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Harassment_consultation_2015/Ideas/Annual_training If you've not seen it, it is worth your time to read the talk page discussion. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
to comment on talk pages about ideas that I both like and don't like. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 4:13 PM, James Alexander <jalexan...@wikimedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-07 Thread Sydney Poore
of administrative or functionaries work can take more advanced courses that could be mandatory for doing some types of work. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Pine W <wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Harassment and blaming the victim

2016-06-06 Thread Sydney Poore
, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 9:56 PM, Pax Ahimsa Gethen < list-wikime...@funcrunch.org> wrote: > Hi all, I'm Pax aka Funcrunch [1]. I've been a Wikipedian s

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

2016-06-21 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations Delphine! Sydney On Jun 21, 2016 12:55 AM, "Katy Love" wrote: > Hi Wikimedians, > > Today WMF's Community Resources team is joined by Delphine Ménard as our > newly appointed Annual Plan Grants > (APG) Program

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Kentucky Wikimedians

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Carlos. Sydney User: FloNight On Jun 20, 2016 9:02 AM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > It is my pleasure to announce the recognition of a new Wikimedia User > Group in the United States: Kentucky Wikimedians [1] > > Their efforts are focused on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations. I couldn't be more thrilled Warm regards. Sydney On Jun 24, 2016 11:30 AM, "Oona Castro" wrote: > Congratulations! Very good news indeed! > Em 24/06/2016 06:29, "Samuel Klein" escreveu: > > > Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reducing the net cost of Wikimania

2016-02-10 Thread Sydney Poore
are doing it differently in the U.S. than other parts of the whole, it seems to be working pretty well today and has the potential to grow as more areas are covered by User Groups. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:51

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-08 Thread Sydney Poore
All the best to Maggie as she steps into this new role, and Luis as he figures out what comes next. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I’m honored to work in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell <3

2016-02-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for your dedication to the wikimedia movement for the past 3 years. Best wishes for your next endeavor. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 9, 2016 1:18 PM, "Felix Nartey" wrote: > You were a great personality to relate to, loved every bit of our chat and > hope our roads

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Dear Siko, Thank you for your enthusiasm and for being brave and bold in the way you support the community and staff. You will be missed. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 11, 2016 8:25 PM, "Siko Bouterse" wrote: > Dear friends and colleagues, > > I’ve had the amazing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Sydney Poore
to return to the BoT at this turbulent time. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Patricio Lorente <patricio.lore...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > > I am happy to announce the Boa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Sydney Poore
I agree. And most importantly, I don't think that the results of the last election show that the community has a lack of confidence in her returning to the Board. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:29 PM, Dariusz

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Harassment Survey - Results Report

2016-01-30 Thread Sydney Poore
community, and hopefully will help find better ways of assisting the people being harassed. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 9:03 AM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi, Tobias. > > T

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why take grants? (was: Can we see the Knight grant application and grant offer?)

2016-02-03 Thread Sydney Poore
tionships with external partners. This needs to be a joint dialogue between WMF and the affiliated organizations including User Groups. I hope that people will join the WMF strategic planning discussions and include their thoughts about developing external resources that can benefit the wikimedia m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changes in the Board

2016-01-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you Arnnon for helping us move forward. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 3:54 PM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thank you, Arnnon! > > On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 9:52 PM, Patricio Lorente &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] One Last Ride

2016-02-23 Thread Sydney Poore
Sorry to hear this news. Best wishes for the next phase of your life. Warm regards, Sydney On Feb 23, 2016 6:36 PM, "Oliver Keyes" wrote: > Dear all, > > I am leaving the Wikimedia Foundation to take up a job as a Senior > Data Scientist at an information security company.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-23 Thread Sydney Poore
hanges. 1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continual_improvement_process 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaizen 3 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_management 4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_software_development#Lean_principles Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Georgia Piedmont Wikimedians

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Georgia Piedmont Wikipedians. Sydney On Feb 25, 2016 1:18 PM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > I am honoured to announce, on behalf of the Affiliations Committee, the > recognition of a new Wikimedia User Group in the US: Georgia Piedmont >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you for our time together.

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Lila, > > I don't want to get into what or who is right. The things I had to say I > already said in private forums. The discussions here and in others places > were already to heated and too longs to add

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

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
the WMF Board and the rest of wikimedia movement. My thoughts are with you and the rest of the Board as you work through this situation. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Patricio Lorente < patricio.l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, Katie! Looking forward to continuing to work with you in your new role. The FDC will miss you.! Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:02 PM, Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The right time is now!

2016-02-25 Thread Sydney Poore
The idea of a non-voting seat for a non C-level employee is something that I could support. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2016-02-25 23:34 GMT+01:00 Milos Ran

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-26 Thread Sydney Poore
I completely agree with Maggie that promoting Katy Love was the smart decision. We need someone who can step in and quickly provide strong leadership. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Maggie Dennis <m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership

2016-02-22 Thread Sydney Poore
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Pine W wrote: >> > I also hope that the current Board members will thoughtfully consider > whether it's in the best interests of the Wikimedia Foundation and the > larger Wikimedia movement for them to continue as Board members. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message from Arnnon Geshuri to the Wikimedia Community

2016-01-26 Thread Sydney Poore
the issues your appointment is causing the wikimedia movement. Sydney Poore User:FloNight On Jan 26, 2016 3:08 PM, "Arnnon Geshuri" <agesh...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > It has been almost three weeks since my appointment to the Wikimedia > Foundation Board and I have read the feed

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

2016-02-17 Thread Sydney Poore
That great to hear! Thanks for the update. Looking forward to hearing more as the course progresses. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 2:19 PM, Christophe Henner < christophe.hen...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi

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

2016-02-18 Thread Sydney Poore
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 7:47 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > > We need to get a grip, have more transparency, but also more bidirectional > support, and start thinking about the future (I'm not saying this to sound > as "nothing to watch, move on", but to restore some

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

2016-02-18 Thread Sydney Poore
Hi Shani, Thanks for your post to the mailing list. I appreciate your comments directed at the BoT. Hopefully the collective voices will make an impact. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 8:37 PM, Shani <shan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
Awesome news!!! I really appreciate this new feature. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 2:07 AM, Roan Kattouw <rkatt...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > In late 2015 and early 2016, the Collaboration team worked on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access and Participation in the ASBS

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
e election can be made more accessible to more non-English speaking people. And also a larger discussion as part of the WMF Strategic Plan discussion, and the upcoming WMf Annual Plan. Warm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-19 Thread Sydney Poore
be to foster a strong shared mission. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 10:22 PM, Erik Moeller <eloque...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi folks, > > Now that the dust has settled a bit, I would like to expand on an ide

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access and Participation in the ASBS

2016-03-11 Thread Sydney Poore
forward, I would like to see the percentage of pages translated as a metric that is tracked, reported, and discussed regularly. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-10 Thread Sydney Poore
/Wikimedia_Foundation_Board_noticeboard/March_2016_-_Leadership_Team_transition_planning I wish you all the best and wholeheartedly offer you support for the challenging work that you are taking on. Warm regards, Sydney User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [recent changes]

2016-04-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Denny, Thank you for your very thoughtful email. I appreciate your reasoning. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:33 PM, Manuel Schneider < manuel.schnei...@wikimedia.ch> wrote: > Thanks a lot Denny for yo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board update

2016-04-08 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you Patricio for the update. Where or how is the best way for the community to solicit suggestions about making these new appointments. On meta? Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Patricio Lorente

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimédia France Annual Plan Grant - 2015-2016 R2

2016-03-25 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you, Emeric. I appreciate the commitment for community engagement. Warm regards, Sydney On Mar 25, 2016 9:44 AM, "Emeric Vallespi" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > Since 2 years, Wikimédia France provides its "APG" proposal in advance on > meta, even if some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedians of Colorado User Group

2016-03-06 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations!! Look forward to hearing more about your projects. Warm regards, Sydney On Mar 6, 2016 4:57 PM, "Carlos M. Colina" wrote: > Dear all, > > On behalf of the Afffiliations Committee, I am glad to announce the > recognition of a new Wikimedia User Group in

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

2016-03-04 Thread Sydney Poore
. Warm regards, Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Alice Wiegand <awieg...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > short update, as announced by Patricio: > > Our organization needs stability, it need

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Sydney Poore
, it would be impossible to have a new plan in place this soon. Sydney Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Dariusz, > > Your email fits perfectly with my description of the W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Sydney Poore
Dariusz*, * Thank you for continuing to engage with the community. Responding to highly critical voices in the movement is not fun. Beside the highly critical voices on the mailing list, there are many people who read this list and appreciate communication from you. Warm regards, Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farsi Wikipedia

2016-07-27 Thread Sydney Poore
Excellent to hear! Congratulations!! Sydney FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wiki Project Med Foundation WikiWomen's User Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydney.e.poore On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > I would to let ever

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