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Welcome back from Wikimania 2015!



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Option 3: New Creation: What was one useful outcome that was created at the event for the Wikimedia movement?
Add a link to something new that was created as a result of your participation in this event (for example, you might link to a new tool that you and your co-participants worked on at the Hackathon, or to pages created in a workshop you participated in).
1) While attending Wikimania, the new user group WikiWomen was launched and promoted. Within several weeks the user group has over 50 members. WikiWomen User Group 2) A working group to address Harassment on WMF wikis was formed out of a crosswiki group meeting at Wikimania.


WikiWomen's Lunch[edit]

WikiWomen's lunch

The WikiWomen's lunch was a way to meet other women who are volunteering for Wikimedia Foundation. Ideas for collaboration and contacts occurred at this meet up.

Medical meet up[edit]

While at Wikimania, I attended medical related talks and a meet up, and was able to coordinate future plans with other medical editors around the world. Wiki Project Med Foundation meet up.

Nancy Owens of Cochrane Collaboration, where I'm doing a Wikipedian in Residence, was introduced to medical editors user:CFCF, user:Harej, user:Keilana, user:Netha Hussain, user:Ocaasi, User:Doc James, User:Bluerasberry, among others. Future initiative include Cochrane's participation in Wikipedia Public Health Summit, Wikipedia Symposium at Cochrane Colloquium in Vienna, Women's Health Editing Project, Ann Anderson-Wikipedia Initiative, and Medical School Collaborations in New York State.

FDC orientation[edit]

Participated in the orientation session for new members of Fund Dissemination Committee as a 3 year member who is leaving the committee.


Speaker for a panel on Volunteer Engagement in Wikimedia Movement with approximately 20 people in attendance.

Ally Skills Workshop[edit]

Participant in the pre-conference training session, Ally Skills Workshop. Wikimania is a great way to do training sessions at pre-conferences.

Anything else[edit]