Grants:TPS/African Hope/Wikimania/2018/Report

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Participant[edit]

African Hope

Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d'Ivoire (WCUG-CI)

Outcome[edit]

A panel with fellow African Wikimedians and Katherine Maher

Shared Experience[edit]

GLAM[edit]

  • Joint panel with GLAM-Wiki volunteers from Bulgaria and Ghana
  • Facilitator during Wikipedia 101 for librarians, co-led an edit-a-thon with ~30 local librarians

Education[edit]

Others[edit]

New Creation[edit]

  • During the conference, I learned valuables inputs through the discussions with GLAM-Wiki activists. Since August, a collaboration in view of a piloting a digitization project was started in Côte d'Ivoire with the Parliament's archives.
  • Following the discussion with the developers relations team from WMF, Shristi suggested to expand awmd-stats tool for use by other event organizers in the Wikimedia movement. The tool was imported to Phabricator as https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T202233 and is now available at gerrit.wikimedia.org/g/labs/tools/awmd-stats

Connections[edit]

  • Wikimedia Argentina, Venezuela, Canada, Bulgaria, Armenia

Anything else[edit]