Thank you, Maggie, I am so glad this is coming at the right time. Looking forward to it.
Thanks Olaniyan Olushola CEO DataAccess Systems Ltd President, Wikimedia Nigeria Member, Affcom ( Wikimedia Foundation) Co-director Wiki Women Radio www.wikimedia.org.ng sh...@wikimedia.org.ng olaniyanshol...@gmail.com +2348167352512 On Thu, May 28, 2020, 13:03 Maggie Dennis <mden...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello, all. > > With the Board’s recent statement, this seems like a good time to launch > the quarterly office hours I’ve been wanting to create for people who want > to talk to me about issues involving “community resilience and > sustainability,” including the work of Trust & Safety, whom I oversee. > (after months of wanting to do this I’ve come to realize that I will always > be "too busy" to feel like it's the perfect time for this. So I’m going to > do it now anyway!) > > There’ve been requests to make office hours more personal, so I will host a > Zoom hangout where people can join me, but I'll also take questions from > Telegram and IRC. I know that finding an hour that works for everybody > is not going to happen, and I know from past office hours I’ve been > involved in that I may get far more questions than I can answer (or, > contrarily, nothing at all :)). Nevertheless, I will do my best to answer > questions posed to me in that hour by Wikimedians in good standing (not > Foundation or community banned) and to follow up in writing with any I > don’t have time for over the next few days or week or so, time allowing. I > might aggregate similar questions into a kind of FAQ. We’ll publish notes, > anonymizing those who’ve asked questions, after. > > I do, however, have the following caveats: > > - > > I can’t and won’t discuss specific Trust & Safety cases. Instead, I can > discuss Trust & Safety protocols and practices and approaches as well as > some of the mistakes we’ve made, some of the things I’m proud of, and > some > of the things we’re hoping to do. > - > > I will not respond to comments or questions that are disrespectful to > me, to my colleagues, or to anyone in our communities. I can talk > civilly > about our work even if you disagree with me or I disagree with you. I > won’t > compromise on this. > > > I’m not sure if I will stick with Zoom as the way I do office hours > forever, but I am responding to some requests for spoken interaction while > also trying to provide text options for those who prefer. I admit to being > a little camera shy myself, so this is a challenge for me! If I embarrass > myself too badly, I may retreat to the safety of text in future. > > I was hoping to have the Zoom link already, but while that’s being > expedited by our office technology team, I don’t have it yet. I wanted to > give interested people notice as soon as I knew the time. I’ll follow up > with links again at least two hours in advance. > > The meeting will be on June 4th at 1800 UTC. > > I hope to see you there. > > Best, > > Maggie > >  Zoom link; Telegram link: https://t.me/joinchat/DOlGIB1FRLUWqW9iB3qfTQ > ; > directions for participating in IRC: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours#How_to_participate > > -- > Maggie Dennis > Vice President, Community Resilience & Sustainability > Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. > _______________________________________________ > 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> _______________________________________________ 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>