Starting in April 2017, we will be taking a number of projects related to
services we are offering "in the cloud" and creating a new team, Wikimedia
Cloud Services (WMCS), to support a more unified approach to these efforts. The
sub-teams currently managing these efforts - the
By now you will all have heard that Wes has decided to find a new adventure
and will be leaving the Foundation. I wanted to take a moment and offer my
sincere thanks to him not only for his contribution to the Foundation and the
Movement these past two years (which has been
Thank you for the many public and private good wishes. It is wonderful to meet
you and to have an opportunity to work with such a vibrant and active community.
Like many of you, I am inspired by Wikimedia's mission and commitment to open
and free knowledge. I am committed to
Dario and team,
this is a terrific achievement. Proud to see the Foundation create transparency
in citation data!
All the best,
> On Apr 6, 2017, at 11:11 AM, Dario Taraborelli
> Hey all,
> I wanted to let you know that we launched an
I am pleased to share with you the news about the formation of the latest team
in the Technology department, the MediaWiki Platform team!
The MediaWiki Platform team will be tasked with leading maintenance and
improvements related to the core MediaWiki platform codebase.
Pine and I had this exchange in diversity which I thought might be of interest
more broadly so reposting here.
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Victoria Coleman <vcole...@wikimedia.org>
> Subject: Re: How to increase the diversity of W
d Anna Stillwell, the Foundation's
>> newly-appointed Chargée d’Affaires in the Talent & Culture department, to
>> facilitate a consultation with both departments to identify their pain
>> points, and better understand their cultural and structural needs. After
>> collecting feedb
Raju welcome! You bring much expertise & wisdom to us!
> On Oct 16, 2017, at 2:48 PM, Katherine Maher wrote:
> Thank you, Christophe, for sharing this wonderful news.
> I have had the opportunity to get to know Raju during this appointments
> process, and
I wanted to give you all a heads up about the upcoming Dev Summit. This year
the Summit will be held in San Francisco on January 22nd and 23rd, 2018. We are
still finalizing the details and will be sending out the call for participation
soon. But meantime, we wanted to share a
cast* by Victoria Coleman
Technology Officer, Wikimedia Foundation) and Daniel Kinzler
Yes, the platform claim is far from accurate.
Sent from my iPhone
> On Apr 27, 2018, at 7:27 AM, James Heilman wrote:
> While the WMF accepts bitcoin this claim is definitely concerning
> "the Wikimedia Foundation reinforces its leading status by
is a new team in the
Technology department of the Wikimedia Foundation reporting to the Foundation's
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Victoria Coleman. This new team has two
sub-teams: the Wikimedia Cloud Services team and the Technical Advocacy team.
Bryan Davis will manage the Technical Engagement
The executive leadership team, on behalf of the Foundation, would like to issue
a statement of unequivocal support for the Code of Conduct and the
community-led Code of Conduct Committee. We believe that the development and
implementation of the Code are vital in ensuring
Yes, you are correct. The Board has not yet approved the annual plan for next
year so our plans for the conference and other programs are contingent on Board
> On Apr 5, 2018, at 6:56 PM, Pine W wrote:
> Hi Victoria,
> ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
> Original message From: Victoria Coleman
> <vcole...@wikimedia.org> Date: 4/2/18 4:46 PM (GMT-08:00) To: "Staff (All)&qu
I have some difficult news to share.
A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me
to exercise the full spectrum of my skills as the CEO of an early stage mission
oriented startup. It has been a mighty struggle between my commitment to my
+1 to Guillaume’s comment.
> On Feb 19, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Guillaume Paumier wrote:
> Le mer. 19 févr. 2020 à 10:31, Todd Allen a écrit :
>> I don't think anyone had bad intentions. It was just redundant.
Brilliant news this morning! Congratulations to community members and
foundation staff that fought from knowledge freedom these past two years!
Happy new year!
This is extraordinarily good news! I am thrilled that the Foundation and the
Community has taken it on board. I think it is a truly seminal, pivotal project
for promulgating free knowledge to all corners of humanity. I just could not be
happier to know that you will be shepherding the
+1 Kunal! The WMF Cloud Services team can totally provide the needed support.
The Foundation would have to invest them to build up the team which is over
stretched but that should easily pay for itself as revenue starts flowing in
from the paid API.
> On Jul 9, 2020, at 1:38 PM,
when the wikipedia
> content is auto-generated, auto-translated and WMF has no employees any
> more and no need of voluntary work this for sure would work.
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 9:19 PM Victoria Coleman <
> vstavridoucole...@gmail.com> wrote:
Wikimedia-l mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org, guidelines at:
You personify the movement. It has been an incredible privilege to get to know
you and work with you. Thank you for being a free knowledge warrior!
> On Jun 4, 2021, at 2:06 PM, rnarise...@wikimedia.org wrote:
> Was a privilege to work w
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