Dear Anna!

You will be missed! Hope ypu the best in life!

Anything you need, please here I am!

Hugs
El feb 9, 2016 3:24 PM, "Philippe Beaudette" <phili...@beaudette.me>
escribió:

> Anna, I'll never forget you walking up to me at a journalism conference and
> asking for a job.
>
> Then I'll never forget harassing you into taking it, when you had a better
> offer somewhere else.
>
> I'm glad you did; your expertise added much to the WMF, and I know you will
> be greatly missed.  However, I know that teaching was near and dear to your
> heart... as you know, I told you once to follow your bliss, even if it
> meant leaving the CA team, and I say the same to you now.  The Wikimedia
> movement will be greater for having you around generally.
>
> Best,
> pb
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:09 AM, Steinsplitter Wiki <
> steinsplitter-w...@live.com> wrote:
>
> > Anna, I will miss you! Thanks for all your excellent work. I always
> > appreciated it. It was a pleasure to work edit you together at
> outreachwiki.
> >
> > I hope you will edit as volunteer :-)
> >
> > --Steinsplitter
> >
> > > From: ako...@wikimedia.org
> > > Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:49:18 -0800
> > > To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> > > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell <3
> > >
> > > Dear friends,
> > >
> > > During the past three years, I have been privileged to be a part of
> this
> > > movement and this organization.
> > >
> > > I have been honored to be your colleague and to work with you in
> service
> > of
> > > the sum of all knowledge.
> > >
> > > In particular, I wish to note particular projects that have inspired me
> > > very much.
> > >
> > >    - Working with Philippe Beautdette, Maggie Dennis, James Alexander,
> > and
> > >    Jan Eisfeldt to keep our community safe from threats of harm. [1]
> > >    - Working with Patrick Earley, Nick Wilson, Erica Litrenta, Sherry
> > >    Snyder, Oliver Keyes, and James Forester on the rollout of
> > VisualEditor. [2]
> > >    - Working with Yana Welinder and Heather Walls to design a
> > user-friendly
> > >    trademark policy. [3] [4]
> > >    - Working with Siko Bouterse to support Individual Engagement Grants
> > and
> > >    movement diversity. [5] [6]
> > >    - Working with Jake Orlowitz to promote the Wikipedia Library and
> the
> > >    Wikipedia Adventure. [7] [8]
> > >    - Working with Jaime Anstee, Edward Galvez, Amanda Bittaker to
> > encourage
> > >    evaluation and learning. [9]
> > >    - Working with Asaf Bartov to encourage regional cooperation in
> > Central
> > >    and Eastern Europe. [10]
> > >    - Working with Floor Koudijs. Tighe Flanagan, Kacie Harold, Samir
> > >    Elsharbaty, Rodney Dunican, Sage Ross, Jami Mathewson, and LiAnna
> > Davis on
> > >    the Wikipedia Education Program. [11]
> > >
> > > The Wikipedia Education Program is especially near and dear to my
> heart.
> > It
> > > is a means of educating readers, recruiting contributors, and creating
> > > quality content. Since 2014, the number of education initiatives around
> > the
> > > world has increased by 36%. [12] [13] And 25% of all education programs
> > are
> > > in one of the regions that I directly supported. [14] I am so proud of
> > what
> > > they have accomplished. And I am enthusiastic about what great things
> > they
> > > have yet to achieve.
> > >
> > > I want to thank and compliment my current manager, Floor Koudijs. She
> is
> > a
> > > competent, considerate, conscientious leader, and her diplomacy skills
> > are
> > > unsurpassed. I am confident that the education team and the education
> > > program will continue to excel under her leadership. They are in the
> best
> > > hands.
> > >
> > > I want to thank and compliment my hiring manager, Maggie Dennis. She
> had
> > > faith that, although I wasn’t an active community member, I could be
> > taught
> > > to be a good community advocate. I am so proud that I proved her right.
> > She
> > > taught me how to work in accordance with and to have the utmost respect
> > for
> > > the wiki way. [15]
> > >
> > > Wikipedia is a miracle, a monument to altruism. It is vital to the
> > internet
> > > ecosystem, and it is vital to the education system. I hope that more
> > young
> > > people especially will find their way to it and help out. And when they
> > do,
> > > I hope that they are met with wise mentorship from veteran community
> > > members, just as I was.
> > >
> > > I intend to remain a Wikipedian even after I am no longer a WMF staff
> > > member. And, with that promise, I’ll see you on the wikis. [16]
> > >
> > > All the best,
> > > Anna Koval, M.Ed.
> > >
> > > [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Threats_of_harm
> > > [2] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/VisualEditor
> > > [3] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Trademark_policy
> > > [4]
> > >
> >
> http://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/10/29/designing-a-user-friendly-trademark-policy/
> > > [5] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG
> > > [6] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Diversity_Conference
> > > [7] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library
> > > [8] https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Adventure
> > > [9] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation
> > > [10]
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Central_and_Eastern_Europe
> > > [11] https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Education
> > > [12]
> > >
> >
> https://outreach.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Education/Countries&oldid=70367
> > > [13] https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Education/Countries
> > > [14]
> > >
> >
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File%3ACEE_2015_State_of_the_CEE_Movement_Presentation.pdf&page=28
> > > [15] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_wiki_way
> > > [16] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Msannakoval
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > Anna Koval, M.Ed.
> > > Manager, Wikipedia Education Program
> > > Wikimedia Foundation
> > > +1.415.839.6885 x 6729
> > > Skype: annakoval.wiki
> > > ako...@wikimedia.org
> > > education.wikimedia.org
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