Congratulations! Thrilled to see this happen. It's been a long road, and I am proud to have been (very modestly) involved in some of the development efforts.
Cheers, A. On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 1:43 AM effe iets anders <effeietsand...@gmail.com> wrote: > Refreshing to see some positive development here again, after all the > complications, setbacks etc - welcome to your new status WMKR! It was > always a joy to see you at work in activities, looking forward to hearing > even more from you again :) > > Lodewijk > > On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 3:11 PM María Sefidari <msefid...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > > > Hi everyone, > > > > I am happy to share that earlier this year, the Wikimedia Foundation > Board > > of Trustees approved our newest Wikimedia chapter - Wikimedia Korea! > > > > For more information about our newest Wikimedia chapter, Wikimedia Korea, > > please see the announcement on the Wikimedia Foundation website: > > > > > https://wikimediafoundation.org/2019/04/23/wikimedia-korea-new-chapter-affiliate-launches-in-south-korea/ > > > > I want to congratulate the new chapter and recognize their commitment, > > efforts, and time involved in moving through the chapter recognition > > process over the past year. From their work building partnerships with > > universities, to supporting and training new editors in South Korea, we > > look forward to seeing the impactful work from our community members in > > South Korea as they advance in their new affiliate role. > > > > As many of you know, this is our first chapter approval in several years > - > > since the newest Wikimedia affiliate approval processes were put in > place. > > This marks a new moment in the history of our Wikimedia movement > > affiliates. The Board appreciates the amazing work coming from these user > > groups around the world, and is inspired to see how far some of these > > groups have come in terms of their impact both on our movement and their > > local communities. Indeed, we should all be proud of the impact our > > affiliates continue to have on our projects, our vision, and the world > > around us. > > > > Any affiliate interested in becoming a chapter or thematic organization > > must have at least two years of activities and experience as a user group > > before applying. Please check out the user group creation guide to get a > > user group started - it is meant to be very easy: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_user_groups/Creation_guide > > > > > > You can find a lot more information about our movement affiliates model > on > > Meta: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_movement_affiliates/Models > > > > You may also reach out to the Affiliations Committee with questions or to > > begin the approval process for your group: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliations_Committee > > Please join me in congratulating Wikimedia Korea for this important > > achievement and thanking the members of the Affiliations Committee and > > Wikimedia Foundation staff who supported and worked with them during this > > long process. > > > > Kind regards, > > > > María > > > > -- > > > > María Sefidari Huici > > > > Chair of the Board > > > > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.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> > _______________________________________________ > 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> -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.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>