Welcome all! I am so grateful for your participation and perspective as we begin this work.
On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 00:46 Tanweer Morshed <wiki.tanw...@gmail.com> wrote: > Welcom to all the 19 Wikimedians! I see, most of the names are familiar to > me. Thank you all for your dedication for the movement. > > > Regards, > Tanweer > > > Regards, > Tanweer > > > On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Guillaume Paumier < > gpaum...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > As most of you are aware, the Wikimedia movement has embarked on an > > ambitious initiative to discuss our collective future and determine a > > movement-wide strategic direction.  > > > > The movement is composed of people in many different roles, notably > > individual contributors who may not be affiliated with any organized > > group. It can be challenging to reach individual contributors and > > involve them in strategy discussions, since they may not monitor the > > usual communication channels, and they may not think that strategy > > discussions are relevant to them. > > > > For this year’s movement strategy process, the Wikimedia Foundation > > has decided to hire 19 part-time discussion coordinators to better > > bridge the gap between the strategy discussions and local communities > > of contributors. > > > > Today, I am thrilled to announce that we have concluded the search and > > assembled a stellar team of 19 long-time Wikimedians, who have agreed > > to join the movement strategy efforts in this capacity. > > > > As you go through the team’s page on Meta-Wiki, you will see many > > familiar names.  The team is composed of Abbad, Bohdan, Chico, > > Gereon, Jonatan, Ran, Marco, Nahid, Niccolò, Tomasz, Robin, Samuel, > > Satdeep, Szymon, Oleg, Takashi, Todd, Tuan, and Venus. Because of the > > team’s geographic distribution, Jan Eissfeldt, from the Foundation’s > > Support and Safety team, has agreed to help lead the day-to-day > > activities of the group of Asian language coordinators. > > > > All the coordinators started on Monday for a 3-month contract, and > > they have already been hard at work, translating materials on Meta and > > organizing the outreach to their local communities.  Some will > > focus their efforts on specific language communities , and others > > will support an array of smaller communities. > > > > If you are interested in working with the coordinators to bridge the > > gap with your local communities, I invite you to take a look at the > > description of the coordinator role, and sign up using the form on > > that page.  You can also contact them directly via their talk page. > > > > I want to express my deepest gratitude to everyone who was involved in > > this ultra-fast hiring process, most notably the Foundation’s Talent & > > Culture team, who handled the recruiting and administrative onboarding > > masterfully, and the Community Engagement department, who reached out > > to their contacts, thoroughly reviewed applications, and made this > > ambitious wave of recruiting ridiculously easy for me. > > > > Please join me in welcoming Venus, Tuan, Todd, Takashi, Oleg, Szymon, > > Satdeep, Samuel, Robin, Tomasz, Niccolò, Nahid, Marco, Ran, Jonatan, > > Gereon, Chico, Bohdan, and Abbad in their new role. > > > > > > Guillaume Paumier > > > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017 > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_ > > movement/2017/People/Strategy_coordinators > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_ > > movement/2017/Track_B/Outreach/Map > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Strategy/Wikimedia_ > > movement/2017#Language_list_in_development > > > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_ > > movement/2017/Toolkit/Discussion_Coordinator_Role > > > > -- > > Guillaume Paumier > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > > wiki/Wikimedia-l > > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Katherine Maher Wikimedia Foundation 149 New Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94105 +1 (415) 839-6885 ext. 6635 +1 (415) 712 4873 kma...@wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>