Thank you for the information!

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:26 AM John Andersson <john.anders...@wikimedia.se>
wrote:

> Hi everybody,
>
> We just received the great news that the Wikimedia Diversity Conference
> 2017[1] has received the full grant from the Wikimedia Foundation's Event
> Grants.[2] We look very much forward to hosting the conference and to
> welcome you to Stockholm the 3-5 November 2017.
>
> We now need your help in making it a success! We invite members from your
> Wikimedia organization or user group to sign up as ambassadors for the
> conference.[3] Ambassadors are champions of Diversity on Wikimedia and
> volunteer to use that power to support the conference in several ways.
>
>    -
>
>    Support before the conference. Ambassadors help communicate to local
>    communities that the conference will happen and provide updates of the
>    planning process, such as when to register and how to apply for scholarship
>    and why submit a proposal. The other way is to provide constructive input
>    and ideas for the program and for the overall event. Ambassadors can also
>    organize discussions at other conferences taking place prior to the
>    Diversity conference.
>    -
>
>    Support during the conference. Ambassadors can also volunteer their
>    champion powers during the conference to support documentation and curation
>    of discussions and insights, facilitate the implementation of the program
>    with the facilitation team, support participants with helpful advice and
>    on-site information.
>    -
>
>    Support after the conference. Ambassadors help disseminate the
>    knowledge gained during the conference to their communities and to
>    participate in networks to continue working with Diversity.
>
>
> Active participation as an ambassador will support a scholarship
> application.
>
> We would be grateful if you could forward this possibility to your
> communities.
>
> Furthermore, we are actively looking for more funding from sponsors, but
> we do have limited opportunities to provide scholarships and only parts of
> the travel costs for participants can currently be covered. If your
> Wikimedia organization has the opportunity to provide a full or partial
> scholarship for your volunteers or staff, please let us know. We would be
> happy to highlight your involvement and support on the conference
> portal.[3]
>
> If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to get in
> contact with us!
>
> We intend to send out the registration form at the end of next week.
>
> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Diversity_Conference_2017
>
> [2]
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Conference/Diversity_Conference_2017
>
> [3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia Diversity Conference
> 2017/Ambassadors
>
> Kind regards,
>
> John
>
> - - - -
>
> John Andersson
>
> Executive Director
>
> Wikimedia Sverige
>
> Phone: +46(0)73-3965189 <073-396%2051%2089>
>
> Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se
>
> Skype: johnandersson86
>
> Visiting address: Hantverkargatan 21 2tr, 112 21 Stockholm
>
-- 
Siân Evans + Jacqueline Mabey +  McKensie Mack + Michael Mandiberg
Lead Co-Organizers

i...@artandfeminism.org
www.artandfeminism.org
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