Very good news,
On 22 Dec 2016 5:14 am, "Adele Vrana" <avr...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Dear Wikimedia India community,
> I am thrilled to announce that Ravishankar Ayyakkannu is joining the
> Global Reach team as a Partnerships Manager Contractor for Asia for the
> Wikimedia Foundation.
> As many of you may already know, earlier Ravi served as the Program
> Director for the Wikimedia India Chapter. He played a significant role in
> two recent developments from the Indian region, namely, the WikiConference
> India 2016 and the Government of Tamil Nadu issuing an order releasing all
> its content in CC-BY-SA license. Ravi is also a proud Wikimedian
> contributing to many Tamil Wikimedia projects since 2005 and has a specific
> interest in community building.
> The Global Reach team will focus on growing Wikimedia projects along the
> themes of awareness, affordability and offline solutions in the Indian
> region. Working closely with Smriti Gupta who leads our work in the region,
> Ravi will strive to build strategic partnerships with government,
> non-profit, educational and private institutions to achieve this goal. He
> is very keen to evolve partnership models that ensure the active
> participation of Wikimedia communities and will appreciate your support on
> doing so.
> Please join me in congratulating Ravi!
> Warm regards,
> *Adele Vrana*
> *Strategic Partnerships - Global Reach*
> Wikimedia Foundation
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