Thanks for sharing this know. :)
Is there any page on Meta on it?

On 12 June 2015 at 02:13, Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska <> wrote:

> Dear all
> As you all know in the Wikmedia movement nothing really inspiring and
> creative can be done without the volunteers. Their ideas, time and energy
> are priceless. That is why Wikimedia Poland has created an award to say
> "thank you" to great people that inspire and coordinate our projects
> (expeditions, workshops, editathons, photo contests etc.) and for the
> volunteer of the year.
> We invited four people from the outside of the Wikimedia movement - people
> representing cultural institutions NGO's and the media - to form a jury
> with a task to choose the projects and the volunteer that should be
> rewarded. The jury also gave us precious information about how people who
> are not Wikimedians see our projects and which they perceive as the most
> interesting and inspiring.
> The ProWikimedia 2015 award will be given in 4 categories:
> 1. Free content ambassador - in recognition of a project which had major
> impact on promoting openness, knowledge of free licenses, and free culture
> outside Wikimedia communities or which resulted in resources that were of
> great use to projects, institutions and publications outside of the
> WIkimedia movement
> 2. Efficient content acquisition - in recognition of a project which
> exhibited a high ratio of acquired content quality and quantity in the
> context of financial outlays
> 3. Innovation / pioneering character in acquiring free content - in
> recognition of a project which showed creativity, innovative approach and
> original viewpoint in acquiring free contents for the WIkimedia projects
> 4. The volunteer of the year
> The award ceremony will take place this Saturday in the library of the
> European Solidarity Center - an institution with a mission of
> maintaining the heritage and message of the Solidarity movement and sharing
> the achievements of the peaceful struggle for freedom, justice, democracy
> and human rights. And it is a great place to recognize the great effort of
> Wikimedia volunteers who change the world by sharing knowledge.
> The ProWikimedia project has already (thanks to the outside jury) thought
> us a lot about our actions and initiatives and given us precious (and
> sometimes surprising) insight. But it's main purpose is to keep our
> volunteers inspired, encourage them to start new initiatives and show them
> how great job they are doing. I am really excited about this award as I
> truly believe that showing gratitude to our volunteers is something really
> important. And we need to find new ways to do it.
> Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska
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