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Jaseem Ali (J ansari)


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Candidate details
  • Personal:
    • Name: Jaseem Ali
    • Location: India
    • Languages: Hindi, Urdu, Enflish
  • Editorial:
    • Wikimedian since: 2016
    • Active wikis: Wikipedia - Commons - Wikidata - Wikivoyage- Meta-Wiki
Total word count for the whole application (required + optional questions) is 1000 (one thousand) words
Required questions
Why are you running for the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees? What would you contribute? What would you like to learn more about?
Please describe your Wikimedia experience (such as contributions to the Wikimedia projects, memberships in Wikimedia organizations or affiliates, activities as a Wikimedia movement organizer, or participation with a Wikimedia movement ally organization). I have been contributing to Wikipedia and its sister projects for more than 7 years. After attending, Hindi wiki conference 2018-19 and WAT 2018, I felt there is a lot of work to do in the field of awareness of Wikipedia among societies and outreach activities so, other than online editing I am more involved in conferences, meetups, GLAM, online and contests like Wiki Love Monuments, Wikipedia Asian Month 2017-18, Wikimedia Tiger project-2018-19, etc.

I was Joined to Wikipedia and Wikimedia as a Reader in the year 2011 but I have registered this account year 2016. After joining the Wikimedia Movement, I led several contests in the form of an organizer in Edit A Than and Offline, Online The event. In which Hindi Wikipedia conference Delhi 2018. And Hindi Wikipedia conference Kolkata 2019 contributed as an organizer in. My home wiki is Hindi Wikipedia. However, I am primarily active on Meta-Wiki and Wikimedia Commons of which I am a Renamer and rollbacker, VTR Member. I am a member of the Hindi Wikimedians User Group. I am also serving on the Rename Team and have resolved or renamed over 500 Users. I have completed #100WikiDays and #wikigap-challagne. I have created about 1000 articles on Hindi Wikipedia and over 500+ images of heritage sites uploaded on Wiki Commons, I am one of the top contributors from India who is involved globally in the Wikimedia movement having 50,000+ total edit counts. I have strong background in online, outreach, and collaborative initiatives, I I happen to be the Co-founder of the wiki project Pragati which focuses on lost heritage and cultural sites in India on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons, I got a laptop Mackbook Pro under the hardware donation program during the international WikiConference India 2023 as well as I involved in many Wikipedia contests as an organizer such as Feminism and Folklore 2023, Project Tiger 2.0, Wikipedia Asian Month, International WikiGap Challenge and others

From your perspective, what should the Wikimedia Foundation be prioritizing over the next 5-10 years, and why do you see these as the most important priorities?
Optional questions - Professional Experience, Skills and Education
Please describe your experience with governing bodies of organizations (nonprofit or for-profit), mentioning the scope of your responsibilities, as well as the complexity of the organization (in terms of scale of operations, budget, number of people involved, or other meaningful measures) and the size of the board or body.
Please describe your professional career experience.
Please briefly describe 3 situations that show how you tackled, or advised others on, a complex problem in an organization. How did you work with others to address the situations?
Please describe your educational background, including degrees, certificates, and courses of study finished, and their relevance to board work.
Please add any relevant links describing your professional background, experience, profile (such as LinkedIn, staff page, etc.).
Optional questions - Leadership Experience
Please describe ways in which you have helped to form a bridge between multiple communities (such as by working on projects outside your home wiki, or working on a collaboration between multiple affiliates).
Can you describe a policy, on wiki or off, that you helped to create or change? What did you learn from this experience?
How have you been able to empower people to make their voices heard?
Sometimes in professional situations, there are personality conflicts. Explain how you remain productive even with personality conflicts.
Optional questions - Strategic Thinking
Where do you see the need for greater diversity in the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees or within the movement? What steps would you take to improve diversity on the Board or within the movement? What steps would you recommend the Board take to improve diversity?
Verification Identity verification performed by Wikimedia Foundation staff and eligibility verification performed by the Elections Committee
Eligibility: Candidate not eligible
Verified by: KTC (talk) 22:17, 31 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]