Egypt Wikimedians is a Wikimedian user group that has the goal of supporting Wikimedia projects in Egypt, supporting Egyptian Wikimedians, and becoming the recognized chapter in Egypt. Recognized by WMF affiliations committee in July 2014.
Who can join?
If you live in Egypt, then you can participate in our events in person, if you live in other countries you still can participate in any activity or project we have online. Feel free to add your name to the interested members list below and to ask any questions on the discussion page.
Projects and activities
The user group hold and support the following activities:
- Edit-a-thons to help new Wikipedians learn editing techniques, to enrich content about Egypt or work on and develop a certain topic.
- Meetings for the Wikimedians in Egypt to exchange ideas and to check what support do they need to continue editing Wikipedia.
- Editing contests to encourage existing users edit Wikipedia and to encourage non-users join.
- Photography trips and contests to encourage users upload photos to commons.
|Egypt Wikimedians |
|Approval date||July 27, 2014|
|Other language(s)||English and Spanish|
|Mailing list||Wikimedia Egypt|
WikiArabia Egypt 2017
Wikimedia Egypt UG has organised WikiArabia 2017, the third annual meeting of participants from the Arab region, in Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, from October 23-25, 2017 to expose, discuss and share their experiences, ideas and perspectives on Wikimedia projects in the Arab countries.
Education (Spring 2012- Spring 2019)
Wikipedia Egyptian Program (WEP) in Egyptian Universities has enriched Arabic Wikipedia with Featured & good articles.
- 96 Courses in 13 Egyptian universities.
- 1519 Participants.
- 7689 New articles.
- 68 Featured articles.
- 63 Good articles.
- 3 Featured portals.
- 4 Featured lists.
- 106.307.515 Bytes Added
WEP Links in Outreach
Female content & Gender Gap
Inter WikiWomen Collaboration
Wikimedians in Egypt have organized many photography trips and contests.
Wiki Loves Monuments
Wiki Loves Africa
Wiki Loves Earth
Wiki Science Competition
Board and Staff
current board of trustees:
- Walaa Abdel Manaem (chairperson)
- Ibrahim Elaidy (Executive Manager)
- Donia (chief communications officer)
- Mohamed Ouda (Treasurer)
- staff: TBA
If you interested to join, please add your name.
Please note that membership will not be fully activated unless you register with the user group's staff.
Keep in touch
- Egypt Wikimedians User Group - July 2014
- Renewals from 2015 WMCon Eligibility Renewal Sprint - December 2015