User talk:KHarold (WMF)

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Welcome to Meta![edit]

Hello, KHarold (WMF). Welcome to the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki! This website is for coordinating and discussing all Wikimedia projects. You may find it useful to read our policy page. If you are interested in doing translations, visit Meta:Babylon. You can also leave a note on Meta:Babel or Wikimedia Forum if you need help with something (please read the instructions at the top of the page before posting there). Happy editing!

-- Meta-Wiki Welcome (talk) 21:03, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Help in setting the evaluation of Wikimania Esino Lario[edit]

Hi Kacie, for Wikimania Esino Lario we have a meeting this Sunday about objectives and strategy. Wikimania London has been evaluated this year and we would like to detail what we are focusing on to make sure the evolution is actually clearly related to our objectives (for example: our objective is not to increase the number of participants to Wikimania - so if we do not have 70'000 participants is fine because we are not aiming at it not working on it). Here are our objectives and evaluation plan. What do you think? can you maybe provide us some feedback and suggestions? In particular it would be extremely valuable your help in preparing the survey and maybe having a look at the indicators to see if they are sufficiently precise. This Sunday we will discuss about what we can head for in the middle and long run (i.e. contributing to freedom of panorama in Italy, Wiki Loves Monuments, improving the management of priviate accommodation in Esino Lario...) - basically we will focus on our third objective. Personally I always consider that the most important indicator of success is when someone else takes the lead and copies ideas you contributed to launch: when you are not needed anymore – it might be personally challenging but – it is the real winning. Thank you so much for your advice or to put us in contact with the right person. my warm regards, --iopensa (talk) 09:36, 30 January 2015 (UTC)

Hi iopensa, thank you for your message. JAnstee (WMF) should be able to answer your questions. KHarold (WMF) (talk) 18:30, 30 January 2015 (UTC)

Learning patterns[edit]

Kacie, great work on these. I see this as critical information infrastructure for raising the skill-level of Wikimedians involved in programmatic work—and therefore the quality and impact of funding. Tony (talk) 09:12, 9 October 2015 (UTC)

Derek whatever he calls himself[edit]

I am on the verge of creating a lot of fuss about your GAC member. I don't expect to return to a PEG page to find that I've been roundly abused. I want to be able to trust that this won't happen again. Tony (talk) 13:47, 20 November 2015 (UTC)

Congratulations!!![edit]

Hi Harold, WUGN wishes to felicitate with you on your confirmation as permanent staff of WMF. Also, i thank you for the message you dropped on my talk page for the Wiki Tour Photo, Nigeria. We have effected the changes per your recommendations. Best Regards Olaniyan Olushola (talk) 05:23, 19 February 2016 (UTC)

Concerns about Wiki Photo Tours in Nigeria[edit]

Pursuant to I JethroBT (WMF)'s announcement Wikicology can not serve as a project coordinator. Upon cursory examination of Olaniyan Olushola's Wikimedia Commons uploads he continues to disregard copyright. Is there any evidence that the other five project coordinators are willing and able to abide by Wikimedia Commons' copyright policies? This project should be de-funded until concerns about all project coordinators have been allayed. Page Planet (talk) 23:34, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for engaging at Wikimedia Conference 2016 Learning Days![edit]

OOjs UI icon ribbonPrize.svg Take Action icon (The Noun Project).svg This Certificate of Appreciation awards KHarold (WMF) for being a great
Teaching Lead
at one or many Learning Days session(s) in Wikimedia Conference 2016
KHarold (WMF), we hope this experience has empowered you to continue sharing your experiences to enlighten others in your local community... and beyond! We hope to continue to foster together peer-to-peer learning. Warmly, the Learning Days team. María (WMF) (talk) 00:23, 27 May 2016 (UTC)

For your hard work on templates... =)[edit]

Template Ninja Barnstar.png

@KHarold (WMF):, for your stand against adversity in the creation / modification of templates, for your honour and bravery facing wiki markup, I hereby hand you the Template Ninja Barnstar, first handed to me by Pine, and distributed in the wikiverse to awesome people, just like yourself.
May it serve you well in times of "Why-doesn't-this-thing-do-what-I-want-it-to-do", and help you remember to markup through. Face-smile.svg
Yours truly, María (WMF) (talk) 18:24, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

Concerns about Foundation grant[edit]

I left some concerns regarding a grant that was approved on its talk page. Would you be willing to respond?--The Devil's Advocate (talk) 23:11, 12 August 2016 (UTC)

What is LSE[edit]

Hello Kacie, what does LSE stands for? You use that in your user page, but I don't think it's explained. --Psychoslave (talk) 11:44, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

Kacie hold a M.sc degree in Social Policy and International Development in London in 2012. Thus, "LSE" is probably "London School of Economics". All the best. Wikicology (talk) 19:54, 3 November 2016 (UTC)
Hi Psychoslave, thank you for your question. Wikicology is correct, LSE stands for London School of Economics and Political Science. I should update my user page to show the full name. Cheers, --KHarold (WMF) (talk) 17:49, 7 November 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done --Psychoslave (talk)

Grant more than 2000 usd[edit]

Dear Kacie;; If We want to ask a grant more than 2000 usd, what we should do ?

And thank you --Touzrimounir (talk) 20:55, 14 December 2016 (UTC)

Hi Touzrimounir You can apply through the project grants program. The next cycle for application begins on February 13th. You can learn more here: Grants:Project.--KHarold (WMF) (talk) 20:25, 19 December 2016 (UTC)

Mail[edit]

Hi Kacie. You receive a mail. Jérémy-Günther-Heinz Jähnick (talk) 18:11, 13 January 2017 (UTC)

It makes two weeks I wait a response, this is not serious. Jérémy-Günther-Heinz Jähnick (talk) 10:13, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

Share your experience and feedback as a Wikimedian in this global survey[edit]

  1. This survey is primarily meant to get feedback on the Wikimedia Foundation's current work, not long-term strategy.
  2. Legal stuff: No purchase necessary. Must be the age of majority to participate. Sponsored by the Wikimedia Foundation located at 149 New Montgomery, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94105. Ends January 31, 2017. Void where prohibited. Click here for contest rules.

Request for planning a writing contest[edit]

Dear, Madam. In Tamil wikipedia we are going to conduct a contest. The prizes are distributed for top 10 users for a contest, For this can you give me some rules that participants should follow? What are the limits we can set to the participants to obtains prizes? (The one who have to get the prize should create at least xxxx articles in the project period.)

  • In our wiki we have 250 translated articles,
  • 25 000 wanted articles,
  • 50 featured articles.

So can we include these in the competition? Can you give a perfect score system to judge the contest? The contest may occur for 8 months, or a year or 15 months. Waiting for your reply.--Shriheeran (talk) 08:32, 10 February 2017 (UTC)

Rapid Grant: Wiki Loves Monuments 2016[edit]

Dear Kacie;

I hope you are doing well, I submitted the report of the rapid grant Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in Tunisia , but it still under review,please if you needed any additional informations please let me know ,also I will attend the Wikimedia conference this year, I hope see you there Touzrimounir (talk) 17:16, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Please note I show how much appreciated and important the visit of Leila and Ketherine was this year, the first time ever that we have had two WMF persons in Australia in the same year ! at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:Project/Rapid/Australian_Strategy_Survey

:JarrahTree (talk) 12:57, 26 May 2017 (UTC)

You have new messages
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Report on Basque Wikimedians rapid grant available now[edit]

Hi Kacie, hope you are doing well. We have completed the report for the rapid grant the Basque Wikimedians User Group received for a publication from the Foundation. I hope this is the right place to notify it! Thanks in advance --Iñaki LL (talk) 21:36, 5 April 2018 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Regards, Krishna Chaitanya Velaga (talkmail) 14:36, 16 April 2018 (UTC)

Grant report table column widths[edit]

Hi Kacie and Alex. I noticed that the Template:Project/Rapid/Report/Table/Header1 prevents visualeditor from being used when writing grant reports and forces the outcomes column to be quire narrow. Since reports are generated via preloading a page anyway, could this be replaces with a normal table? T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 00:39, 20 December 2018 (UTC)