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I started contributing to Wikipedia quite sporadically during 2006-2007 and slowed over time. In 2011, I started being actively involved in reviving the Odia Wikipedia. It has been a roller coaster ride since then. I joined for WMF's India Program in 2012 and then its successor Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) program at the Centre for Internet and Society. I made a come back to WMF again in 2016.
I am active in several other free and open source and open knowledge communities in many ways.
- Author of “Rising Voices: Indigenous language Digital Activism” in Digital Activism in Asia Reader and winner of 2015 Opensource.com People’s Choice Award.
As a communications contractor at the Programs Capacity & Learning team I will be supporting communications for ongoing projects, with a special focus on outreach for upcoming conferences, mainly Wikimedia Conference 2016 and Wikimania 2016.
Disclaimer: I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I try to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.
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