Community health initiative/The Team

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Community health initiative

Helping the Wikimedia volunteer community to reduce the level of harassment and disruptive behavior on our projects

The Anti-Harassment Tools segment of the Community health initiative features four new members of Community Tech and one new member to Support and Safety. The team includes:

Team members[edit]

Caroline Sinders[edit]

Caroline Sinders (User:CSinders_(WMF)) is a Product Analyst at the Wikimedia Foundation. She is a machine learning researcher and expert on digital protests and online harassment. As Product Analyst, Caroline is responsible for researching and identifying bottlenecks for current user workflows in the MediaWiki software for reporting and evaluating incidents of harassment.

Sydney Poore[edit]

Sydney Poore (User:SPoore (WMF)) is a Community Advocate on the Support and Safety team at the Wikimedia Foundation. Sydney is a long-time English Wikipedia contributor and administrator and previously served on the FDC and ArbCom. As Community Advocate, Sydney is responsible for facilitating the crucial lines of communication between this team and the Wikimedia community and representing the community during every team decision.

Trevor Bolliger[edit]

Trevor Bolliger (User:TBolliger (WMF)) is a Product Manager at the WMF. Trevor previously worked for six years on MediaWiki contribution and moderation features at Wikia. As Product Manager, Trevor is responsible for prioritization of projects and tickets, project documentation, and setting project goals and scope.

David Barratt[edit]

David Barratt (User:DBarratt (WMF)) is a Software Developer at the WMF. David previously worked as a Software Engineer for iHeartMedia and Golf Channel. David is also a core contributor to the Drupal project. As software developer, David is responsible for writing and testing the Anti-Harassment Tools software.

Dayllan Maza[edit]

Dayllan Maza (User:DMaza (WMF)) is a Software Developer at the WMF. Dayllan previously worked as a Software Engineer for various organizations in New York and Florida. As software developer, Dayllan is responsible for writing and testing the Anti-Harassment Tools software.

Key affiliated WMF staff[edit]

  • Community Tech, Danny Horn and Ryan Kaldari
  • Support and Safety, Patrick Early, James Alexander, and Christel Steigenberger