Grants:TPS/Harej/ILTY Training in Seattle/Report

Event name Edit

Participant connections Edit

Over the course of the weekend I met with most of the leadership of the Cascadia Wikimedians User Group, where we discussed the user group's plans for organizing the Cascadia region.

I led the facilitator workshop the Friday before the main event on Saturday, featuring five participants. The five participants were drawn from the local user group, plus a librarian from the UW Library and the organizer of the Critical Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon the following day.

At the Critical Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon I met Michael Gilbert, a researcher who is studying online collaboration through WikiProjects. A useful connection for my WikiProject X, another thing I am working on.

Outcome Edit

Option 2: Learning Pattern: What is one useful learning pattern you can share with the Wikimedia movement?
Add a link to a learning pattern - either a new pattern you created with insights from your participation, or an existing pattern to which you added your endorsement and some significant new "considerations" or “examples” from your experience.

Finances Edit

  • Airfare: $299.20
  • Hotel: $435.08
  • Total: $734.28

All amounts USD.

Amount left over Edit

USD$0.80 is left over. I return the remaining balance to the Wikimedia Foundation.

Anything else Edit

The event was covered in the student newspaper: "Feminists aim to fix the Wikipedia gender gap". (As with all things in life, avoid the comments section.)