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From: Samantha Lien <sl...@wikimedia.org>
Date: Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 7:32 PM
Subject: Invitation to WMF November 2016 Metrics & Activities Meeting:
Thursday, November 17, 19:00 UTC
To: wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org

Hello everyone,

The next Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting will take
place on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM UTC (11 AM PST). The IRC
channel is #wikimedia-office on irc.freenode.net, and the meeting will be
broadcast as a live YouTube stream.

Update/change to meeting format: The Wikimedia Foundation is exploring a
revised format for the November meeting. Our intent is to share work from
the Foundation and movement, but also to connect our work more broadly
within the movement’s biggest opportunities and challenges.

To do this, we are piloting the November meeting around a theme that has
been at the forefront of much of our work recently: “Building an inclusive

In November, speakers will highlight projects, initiatives, and work that
actively foster inclusivity within our movement -- to create a space for
everyone to contribute and share in knowledge on the Wikimedia sites.

Here is the agenda for the November meeting:

* Welcomes, theme introduction - “Building an inclusive movement”

* Executive Director update

* Community update

* June 2016 Inspire Campaign - Chris Schilling

* Guest speaker - Wikipedia Asian Month - Addis Wang

* Questions and discussion

* Wikilove

As you may have seen, we are inviting a guest speaker to participate at the
November meeting. Addis Wang, an active member of the Wikimedia User Group
China, will be sharing some of his work with Wikipedia Asian Month and his
efforts to create an inclusive space and invite people to participate in
the edit-a-thon.

In future meetings, we would like to have one guest speaker from a
Wikimedia community or someone from outside the movement present on their
work that ties in with that month’s theme. (More information to come on
this process moving forward, and who to reach out to if you would like to
present in future meetings).

If you have any questions about the new format, please feel free to reach
out to me, Sam Lien, at the Communications department sl...@wikimedia.org.

Please review


for further information about the meeting and how to participate.

We will post the video recording publicly after the meeting.

Thank you,

*Samantha Lien*
Communications Manager
Wikimedia Foundation
149 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

*Samantha Lien*
Communications Manager
Wikimedia Foundation
149 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
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