I'll be in Gujarat post 12th Dec. I helped organize the 10th meetup in
Delhi. If you need my help, I'd love to :)
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Arnav Sonara <sonara.ar...@gmail.com>wrote:
> This is User:Rangilo_Gujarati here basically from Gujarat and now in Pune,
> am planning an outreach event most probably a workshop in MS University
> Baroda, Gujarat during their forthcoming technical festival
> Also am the Campus Ambassador for India Education Program too, I need some
> input from you guys.
> The organizers of this event have basically no idea about what a community
> is or how WP works, since I ll be targeting newbies I am planning to start
> from Introduction to WP, then an editing session and main motto behind this
> would be to start an active community in Baroda or Gujarat and get the
> contributors to EN and GU WP and commons too.
> Now the organizers are asking few questions like "Why anyone should attend
> it?", "What would be the exclusivity of the workshop?", "How can we
> (university and attendees) be benefited from this?". They are worried too
> much about "exclusivity", how to convince them that these type of sessions
> are some thing more than "exclusively in Footprints", "first time in
> gujarat" ??
> Since I have no experience in conducting an outreach workshop
> independently I want your feedback on it, and what possibly should I answer
> Please do reply with your valuable suggestions/critics.
> Arnav (ricku).
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