Thanks a lot Shiju, you and Ashutosh are the two persons who are holding my
hands from very beginning, I am really excited to work with you :-)

Best
Subha

On 22 December 2011 22:06, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Congrats Subhashish.
>
>
> Shiju
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 8:22 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi <
> psubhash...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks a lot for all of you for your good wish, I'd love to take up this
>> new responsibility and take active part in expanding this great vision
>> across the country.
>>
>> Love
>> Subha
>>
>>
>> On 22 December 2011 19:55, N Rana - EC Lists <nli...@euranuscorp.com>wrote:
>>
>>> **
>>>  Thank you Hisham and congratulations Subhashish! Myself, Nilesh
>>> Rana, a new entry in the list, a wiki-enthusiast from Ahmedabad. Was quite
>>> a delight and motivating to learn about Subhashish. Keep it up and all good
>>> wishes from here...
>>>
>>> Kindest regards and season's greetings to everybody.
>>>
>>> Nilesh
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> *From:* Hisham <his...@wikimedia.org>
>>> *To:* wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org ;
>>> wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org ; India Mailing list for
>>> Wikimedians / Wikipedians in & from 
>>> Bangalore<wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org>;
>>> wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org ;
>>> wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org ;
>>> wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org
>>> *Cc:* Subhashish Panigrahi <psubhash...@gmail.com>
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, December 22, 2011 6:27 PM
>>> *Subject:* [Wikimedia-IN-AMD] Welcoming Subhashish Panigrahi
>>>
>>>  [cross-posting to reach pan-India; apologies if you have got it from
>>> some other mailing list.]
>>>
>>> Hi Folks,
>>>
>>> As you might be aware, the Consultant, Team Support position is to be
>>> filled as part of the India Programs team.  (
>>> http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaindia-l/2011-September/004251.html.)
>>>
>>>
>>> I am really pleased and excited to announce that Subhashish Panigrahi
>>> has agreed to join as Consultant, Community & Program Support.
>>>
>>> Some of you might know Subhashish (or Subha as he's also called.) He is
>>> all of 23 and a wonderful Wikimedian from Odisha.  He has a BE in
>>> Biotechnology from Sapthagiri College of Engineering, Bangalore.  He has
>>> worked for about 1 1/2 years in business development and is currently based
>>> in Bangalore.  He's been an active Wikimedian since a friend of his
>>> attended a Wikipedia 10th event in Bangalore in January and told Subha
>>> about Wikipedia.  Subha then spent considerable time - quite a bit of it in
>>> Shiju Alex's living room apparently :-) - learning about Wikipedia.  Since
>>> then, he's been on fire!  He's helped the Bangalore community organise the
>>> monthly meet-ups, been a central figure in building community & momentum
>>> for Odia Wikipedia and has conducted outreach programs for Odia projects
>>> back home in Odisha as well as in Bangalore. He's also been helping out
>>> other projects and communities; a couple of weekends ago he was in Chennai
>>> conducting a WikiAcademy there.  He is a fantastically inspiring example of
>>> a complete outsider being welcomed into the family, having his hand held in
>>> his growth as a newbie, charging forward taking responsibility & ownership
>>> and then spreading his skills & knowledge to others. He is also one of the
>>> sweetest human beings I have ever met. He is a perfect example of the
>>> Wikimedia Dream.
>>>
>>> His interests (outside of Wikimedia) are cooking, graphic design and
>>> handwriting analysis.  (I bet most of you who know Subha don't know that
>>> last bit about him.  So the next time you see him, show him your writing
>>> and get him to reveal your deep dark secrets!)  He has also been
>>> involved with campaigns for social work during the floods and cholera
>>> outbreak in Odisha and been involved with a Odisha community organisation,
>>> eOdissa.com <http://eodissa.com/>.
>>>
>>> Originally, the Consultant, Team Support position (
>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs#Team_Structure)
>>>  was
>>> to manage the back-end aspects of India Programs (basic accounting, basic
>>> personnel management, office administration, travel support, expense
>>> statement management, logistics support for the community, etc.) I have
>>> been looking at the actual work load involved and I do not think this is a
>>> full time role.  The functions listed are essential and need to be done -
>>> but there is an opportunity to improve the richness of the position and
>>> it's value to the community.  I'm therefore proposing that the Consultant,
>>> Team Support be redesignated to Consultant, Community & Program Support.
>>> I envisage this position to have about 1/3 of time spent on the back-end
>>> work listed above but 2/3 of time can be very productively utilised
>>> supporting community efforts - such as helping community building &
>>> outreach and supporting community-led initiatives.  An important
>>> consideration I have for this redesignation is after looking at the
>>> specific skills that Subha brings to the table; I want to make sure that he
>>> has the required space to realise his potential and to support the
>>> community and movement.
>>>
>>> Subha will of course continue to pursue his personal voluntary work for
>>> and as part of the Wikimedia community.  The one question that he
>>> emphasized during the selection process was whether he would retain the
>>> flexibility to continue to pursue his personal passions on Wikimedia; the
>>> answer he got was a loud Y-E-S!!!  :-)  I'm delighted to have another
>>> community member joining the team.
>>>
>>> He'll formally start in Delhi on January 9th 2012.
>>>
>>> Do join me in welcoming him.
>>>
>>> Warmest Regards,
>>>
>>> hisham
>>>
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