Congrats!

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Moheen

On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 3:45 AM, Raphael Berchie <rberc...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Congrats Shola. Wish you all the best.
>
> *Raphael Berchie*
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> On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 3:18 PM, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Congrats to Jack and Olushola! I am sure you will do a great job.
> >
> > Kirill – I know this last round of recruitment started some time ago (in
> > June?) – do you expect the next round to run any more quickly?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >  Chris
> >
> > Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> >
> > From: Kirill Lokshin
> > Sent: 08 November 2017 17:03
> > To: Wikimedia Mailing List; Wikimedia Movement Affiliates discussion list
> > Subject: [Affiliates] New Affiliations Committee appointments
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > A bit delayed, but we are happy to share that Olaniyan Olushola and Jack
> > Farah Mustaklem have appointed to the Affiliations Committee as new
> > members.  In addition, three incumbent members (Rosie
> > Stephenson-Goodknight, Tanweer Morshed and Salvador Alcantar) have been
> > re-appointed for an additional term.
> >
> > Here are Olushola and Farah, or Jack, in their own words:
> >
> > Jack Farah Mustaklem:
> >
> > I'm a Palestinian volunteer editor on Wikipedia from Jerusalem, and
> > Founding member and  treasurer of Wikimedians of the Levant User Group,
> and
> > the representative in Palestine. I have been a Wikimedian since 2005,
> > editing both the English and Arabic Wikipedias. I have a passion for the
> > free dissemination of knowledge. Most recently, I have been coordinating
> > activities of the Wikipedia Education Program in Palestine, at both the
> > high school and university levels. Outside of the movement, Jack is an
> > advocate of free knowledge, a software engineer, and a father of three.
> >
> > Olaniyan Olushola:
> >
> > My name is Olaniyan Olushola, an accountant by profession, founding
> member
> > and president of Wikimedia User Group Nigeria.[1] I am an active
> Wikimedian
> > and member of the community with various contributions to Wikimedia
> > projects. I have organized several Wikimedia project in the last few
> years.
> > I organized Wiki Loves Africa 2015 and 2016 in Nigeria. I participated in
> > Wiki Indaba 2014 and WikiAfrica/OpenAfrica15,[2] a conference for
> > Wikipedians In Residence, organized by WikiAfrica in Johannesburg, South
> > Africa. I coordinated Wikipedia 15 in Nigeria[3] and Wiki loves Nigeria
> > Writing Contest, organized as part of Wikipedia @15 celebration in
> > Nigeria.[4] I coordinated Wiki Loves Women in Nigeria and my work was
> > extensively covered by multiple newspapers in Nigeria.[5] I coordinated
> > Wiki Photo Tour in Nigeria through a Wikimedia Foundation grant support
> in
> > 2016.[6] I conceptualized a media partnership between Wikimedia UG
> Nigeria
> > and Blackface Media,[7] a radio program that runs every Wednesday called
> > Time-Out with Wikipedia. I am the lead presenter on Wikimedia Radio and
> TV
> > program. I established Wikimedia Fan Club at Lagos State University,
> > University of Ibadan and Wikimedia Hub, Nigerian Institute of Journalism
> > (NIJ). I am also the project coordinator for "She Can with ICT", a
> project
> > that focus on training Nigerian female students on how to contribute to
> > Wikimedia project. We are currently mentoring over twenty five potential
> > editors, through Wikimedia Outreach dashboard this project. [8]
> >
> > I led Wikimedia UG Nigeria to sign a partnership agreement with Goge
> > Africa,[9] with the aim of improving African based articles on Wikipedia
> > with volume of free images.  Presently, we have finalized a new
> partnership
> > agreement with a WFM 91.7  [10] to broadcast Wiki Loves Women on radio
> and
> > also to create awareness about Wikimedia projects.
> >
> > If I am not on Wikipedia, I work as consultant in the area of Software
> > Deployment and Asset Management. I am married with two lovely kids.
> >
> > We anticipate starting the next round of committee appointments in
> > December, and hope that everyone interested in working with Wikimedia
> > affiliates will consider applying!
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Kirill Lokshin
> > Chair, Affiliations Committee
> >
> > Edward Galvez
> > Staff Liaison, Wikimedia Foundation
> >
> > [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_User_Group_Nigeria
> > [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiAfrica/OpenAfrica15
> > [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_Loves_Nigeria/
> > Writing_Contest
> > [4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:PEG/Wikimedia_
> > Nigeria_User_Group/Wikipedia_at_15_Celebration_in_Nigeria/Report
> > [5] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Wiki_
> > Loves_Women/Nigeria
> > [6] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:PEG/WIkimedia_
> > User_Group_Nigeria/Wiki_Photo_Tours/Report
> > [7] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_User_Group_
> > Nigeria/Wikimedia_Radio_and_TV_Program
> > [8] https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/campaigns/she_can_
> > with_ict__nigeria/programs%7C
> > [9] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goge_Africa
> > [10] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WFM_91.7
> >
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