Grants:IdeaLab/Establishing Wikimedia offices across the world.

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Establishing Wikimedia offices across the world.
Wikipedia can establish small offices in cities around the world to help close Wikimedia gender gap by training mostly young girls.
granteeFred Timbee
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Fred Timbee
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created on11:30, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

To train female Wikimedia contributors.

What is your solution?[edit]

In the course of training Wikimedia contributors through the establishment of small training offices across the world, attention should be focused more on girls in order to bridge the Wikimedia gender gap. Wikimedia contributors in various communities of the world can be mobilized help achieve this.


Get Involved[edit]


  • Designer Provide graphic content for the training material 00:10, 8 March 2015 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I would like to be part of this idea because it seems great. I think in most countries of Latin America, as in Venezuela setting an example, should have offices Wikipedia. Jesusalfonsoa (talk) 21:46, 8 March 2015 (UTC)


  • I endorse this. A sound idea. Tharthan (talk) 21:54, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

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Project plan[edit]


Training female Wikimedians in North Central Nigeria, Nigeria.


  • Project Manager 3000USD
  • Community Organizer 2000USD
  • Researcher 2500USD
  • Designer USD1500
  • Volunteer USD300
  • Adviser 400USD
  • Developer 500USD

Community engagement[edit]

We’ll survey our target community at the start and end of the project, and host 3 live feedback sessions in between.


Kits we develop will be made available to the community for translation and global reuse.

Measures of success[edit]

Improve editor activity and retention in this part of the world by 50% compared to the existing program

Project team[edit]

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