User talk:KStineRowe (WMF)

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Thank you for helping to create the Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Recommendations[edit]

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Thank you for joining me and the core team on this journey and for your work and commitment to build our movement’s future. I am grateful for everything you've done to create the Wikimedia 2030 Movement Strategy Recommendations! --Nicole Ebber (WMDE) (talk) 17:12, 26 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Consultations[edit]

Hi there,

I just thought I'd introduce myself (I think we may have actually passed each other in the wind before on the strategy bit in meta, but I can't remember any discussions we've had).

Is your role about how the WMF runs consultations with the communities on different areas? I wasn't quite sure as "movement consultations" sounds more like consultations about our general mission as opposed to specific projects/changes, but not sure if that's just a naming bit.

Asaf and Whatamidoing and I have had some good discussions about agreeing what the particularly common flashpoints are and why WMF/community projects seem to snarl up into failure, so explosively, so regularly. Which obviously is not really beneficial to anyone.

Don't want to launch into a summary of that, or questions, or symphony-length summaries of my own viewpoints until I'd checked that has anything to do with your field!

Cheers, Nosebagbear (talk) 16:07, 17 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Hello back! I think we're a little familiar, yes, but thank you for reaching out. Your summary hits at the emphasis of my role - helping teams across WMF consult communities (broadly defined) on specific projects/changes. Asaf and WhatamIdoing are great thought partners, and I talk with them and others about many recurring flash points, as well as approaches that do work well that we can build on. Overall, I'll be working on things like coordination support, communications guidance, and sharing best practices. Suffice to say it's a new role and the general focus is internal support, though I'm still scoping out where to focus my time. I'm also trying to attend some of Asaf's Community Clinics - hope to see you there. :) --KStineRowe (WMF) (talk) 16:37, 17 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Tools of the trade![edit]

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Tools of the trade!

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CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:36, 13 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021 submission[edit]

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Dear Kelsi,

On behalf of the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021 programme committee, I am pleased to inform you that your submission "WMF Communications Department Roundtable" has been accepted as a discussion, and it was scheduled for 17:00 (UTC) on Saturday, 6 November (see the draft schedule). Considering that the conference will have language interpretation from English into Russian and vice versa, you have the choice between English and Russian as a language that you will use in your session. If you have not yet registered for the conference, please follow the instructions on this page. In case you have any additional requests or questions, do not hesitate to contact me or any other committee member.

Best regards.--Kiril Simeonovski (talk) 08:57, 21 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Sunday October 31 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meeting[edit]

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The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April, and June, July, and September SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter Drafting Committee Set Up Process, Next Steps for Brand Work, 2021, Wikipedia Asian Month 2021, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday October 31, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call a half-hour later in UTC time due to WikidataCon*.)--Pharos (talk) 01:41, 29 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]