Did you know that only 1.5% of contributors and 15% of contributions on Wikipedia originate from Africa?
AfroCreatives WIkiProject +film is looking for experienced facilitators who are interested in joining our cause to help close the African cinema gap on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.
Sign up below to let us know your interest in contributing as either a juror or local organizer and we’ll be in touch.
Experienced local community organizers will be instrumental in conducting in-person training sessions, events, and Edit-a-thon sessions throughout the campaign.
We are currently seeking Wikipedians to serve as Jurors for our upcoming AfroCreatives WikiProject +film edit-a-thon campaign taking place in July 2022. We are interested in volunteers who edit the French, English or Arabic Wikipedia. Wikipedians from Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal are especially encouraged to sign up.
What is the jury?
The jury is an essential part of the review process to determine winners of the various award buckets or categories. Their main obligation is to grade/score articles based on the campaign scoring rubric.
Who can be on the jury?
Role(s) of the jury
Each jury member will be allocated a portion of entry submissions in their target language.
The jury will:
The Wikimedian-in-Residence will host a session with the selected panel of jurors to review the judging process and address any questions prior to the start of judging.
Our core team of local organizers are seasoned Wikipedians who run training sessions and edit-a-thons and help mobilize existing Wiki contributors to the campaign.