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You have been selected to join TTT 2015
Hello Cherishsantosh, Congratulations!!! You have been selected to attend the Wikipedia Train the Trainer program at Bangalore during 26 February to 1 March 2015. We are excited to see you in Bangalore!
We request you to please schedule your travel plan so as to reach Bangalore by 25 February, 2015 evening and plan to leave on 1 March 2015 evening or 2 March, 2015 morning. CIS-A2K will book you a flight ticket from nearest airport.
We will be in touch with you over e-mail and mobile for further coordination. If you have any queries please leave a message here.
~~~~

Lahariyaniyathi (talk) 11:46, 31 January 2015 (UTC) Tanveer Hasan (tanveer@cis-india.org) Programme Officer

A barnstar for youEdit

Train the Trainer 2015 barnstar

This barnstar is awarded to you in recognition of your leadership and presentation skills in the Train the Trainer 2015 program. We hope to have enriched your Wiki-experience and would like to see active contribution from you towards outreach and other Wiki-activities. Thank you once again for your enthusiastic participation.   -- CIS-A2K team (talk) 10:12, 3 March 2015 (UTC)

Hackathon at IIT Bombay 2015Edit

Hi Cherishsantosh, The request you have made for the "Hackathon at IIT Bombay 2015" should be made in the "request talk page" and not in the "Request" page itself. Please cut and paste to the talk page. Thanks. --Subhashish Panigrahi (talk) 09:59, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

WikiConference India 2016 updatesEdit

 
WikiConference India 2016 is here!

Hi,

Thanks for signing up as a volunteer for WikiConference India 2016 (WCI 2016). Here are some updates regarding the event:

  • PEG request for WCI 2016 has been approved. We appreciate WMF PEG team's support and decision in facilitating this. We thank all community members who endorsed and contributed to this initiative. We are excited and look forward to an intensive month planning and executing WCI 2016.
  • Phase 1 filtering of scholarship applications has been done. Among 450+ applications, 200+ applications have been shortlisted for final review. We are expecting to announce the results by July first week.
  • WCI 2016 Call for Participation is open now. Please submit your proposals for paper presentations, lightning talks, and workshops.
  • Please take WCI 2016 Program Survey and help us design the conference based on community's needs.
  • Please initiate and participate in the Punjab edit-a-thon. It is a gift from all Indian language communities for the Punjabi community which is hosting the conference. The community that adds most number of bytes or words will be awarded a trophy.

Regards,

Ravi,

WCI 2016 Team.

P.S. If you wish to stop receiving such updates, please remove your name here.

Reporting and other updates for WikiConference India 2016 scholarship recipientsEdit

 
WikiConference India 2016 reporting and other updates!

Hi,

Glad to get in touch with you after the conference!

  • Please give your feedback for the conference through this survey before 25th August 2016.
  • As part of the scholarship agreement, please document your learnings and experience using the form here before 31st August 2016.
  • If you haven't claimed reimbursement yet, please fill this claim form and post it to the following address before 18th August, 2016. Please attach original bills and boarding passes. Please note that we won't be extending the date any further.
Address:
The Centre for Internet and Society,
Attention: Mr. Ajoy Kumar,
No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071.

Message posted by Ravi

Women for Wikipedia Asian MonthEdit

Hi Cherishsantosh. I see you are involved in the organization of WAM on the Marathi Wikipedia. I thought I should draw your attention to the focus on Asian women we are presenting on the EN Wiki. You might feel inspired to extend this to those participating in Marathi or in other Indian languages. We would also welcome your own participation.--Ipigott (talk) 12:40, 24 October 2016 (UTC)

One Week NoticeEdit

Hi WAM organizers!

Thanks again for organizing Wikipedia Asian Month. There are only 7 days before it starts. Here are some notices and guidelines for organizing.

Page Set upEdit

  • Our Sample page with the new logo is ready to be translated. There are only a few adjust if you had this page for 2015 already.
    • Article Requirement is 4
    • Article criteria is 3k bytes and 300 words. NO 2k bytes for smaller Wikipedia.
    • According to the tool's limit, IP users can not participate. Please encourage them register an account.

LocalizationEdit

  • Please localize this template and used on sign up page. I will update the template once the tool is ready to be used.
  • You can also localize this template and use as an invitation letter. en:Template:WAM Welcome
  • You may localize this page, but you can also just put a link towards the meta page. m:Wikipedia Asian Month/QA

StragetyEdit

  • You may want to invite some of your Wikipedia friends or active Wikipedians from your home WIKI to help you organize.
  • You may want to send some invitation to last year participants, active Wikipedians, and Wikipedians who has a special interest.
  • Central Notice will be used but the effect could be limited due to the active Wikimedia Fundraising Campaign. You may use the Site Notice if you don't see the CN is deployed.

RewardEdit

  • We will keep sending postcards (new design) this year, and as an organizer you will receive an additional postcard as well.
  • We will send the Ambassador a regular paper copy of the certificate through the basic mail.

QuestionEdit

Please feel free to contact me on my meta talk page, send me an email by Email this User or chat with me on facebook.

Best Wishes,
--AddisWang (talk) 16:07, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

Maithili Wikimedians Mission 10Edit

OAuth requestEdit

Hey Santosh,

we use OAuth 1.0a, which does not support clients without a backend, which is what you seem to be trying to set up. --Tgr (WMF) (talk) 03:25, 9 February 2018 (UTC)

Project Tiger writing contestEdit

Hi Shanthosh, I am reaching out to you because you expressed interest in Supporting Indian language Wikipedias program. I am glad to inform the writing contest has been launched. If you are interested in coordinating this for your community, here is a sample contest portal. You can translate this and launch the contest. Please leave comments on the talk page if you need help or have questions. I am also sending this message to other Wikipedians who expressed interest. We are keenly awaiting the participation of Marathi Wikipedia community. All the best. --Ravi (talk) 22:30, 4 March 2018 (UTC)

Sunday January 10 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Into the blue.

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, and November SWAN meetings, and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including SWAN input on Interim Global Council and Movement Charter, this month we are meeting on Sunday January 10, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

To start the exchange of ideas on the IGC early, and to help prepare before the SWAN calls, we have set up and invite everyone to participate at this etherpad. If you like a more interactive way of discussing, we have also made a jamboard. Check here for more details.

--Pharos (talk) 14:51, 4 January 2021 (UTC)

Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 Program Schedule: You are invited 🙏Edit

Hello Cherishsantosh,

Hope this message finds you well. Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 will take place from 19 to 21 February 2021 (Friday to Sunday). Here is some quick important information:

  • A tentative schedule of the program is published and you may see it here. There are sessions on different topics such as Wikimedia Strategy, Growth, Technical, etc. You might be interested to have a look at the schedule.
  • The program will take place on Zoom and the sessions will be recorded.
  • If you have not registered as a participant yet, please register yourself to get an invitation, The last date to register is 16 February 2021.
  • Kindly share this information with your friends who might like to attend the sessions.

Schedule : Wikimeet program schedule. Please register here.

Thanks
On behalf of Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021 Team

Sunday February 21 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
We are a mosiac.

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, and January SWAN meetings and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates, this month we are meeting on Sunday February 21, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

To help set priorities for the SWAN agenda, and also to help manage which global conversations should be a focus in general, we have set up and invite everyone to participate at this SWAN priorities form.

Possible topics include Community Board seats, Interim Global Council, Strategy prioritization follow-up events, Branding, Universal Code of Conduct, Grant strategy, and WMF CEO search. That is a lot of things, which are most important to cover in our upcoming SWAN meeting?

Following the regular call, in SWAN after hours: Wikimedia Meet Jitsi social event with brainstorming for possible Nano Charter ideas, plus any other topics.

--Pharos (talk) 17:53, 18 February 2021 (UTC)


Project Grants Committee CandidacyEdit

Dear Cherishsantosh,


Thank you very much for submitting your candidacy to be part of the Project Grants Committee for the Community Organizing round. We are so pleased that you are interested in participating in this process.

As a next step, we would like to invite you to join an orientation session for prospective candidates so we can get to know each other a little more, provide you with a greater understanding of the work involved, and we can answer any questions you may have. We have sent a doodle poll to the email address we have on record for you in order to help us schedule these meetings.

If you did not receive the doodle poll by email, could you please email us at projectgrants   wikimedia  · org and provide us with a better email address for us to contact you? The one we have may no longer be valid.

Again, thank you for your willingness to contribute with your expertise and experience.

Warm regards,

--Mercedes Caso (platícame) 03:50, 19 February 2021 (UTC)

Sunday March 21 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Community as a hand-carved gem.

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, and February SWAN meetings and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Grants relaunch, Universal Code of Conduct/Discussions, Wikimedia Enterprise / OKAPI, Community Board seats, Interim Global Council + Movement Charter, and WMF Executive Transition

This month we are meeting on Sunday March 21, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(Note that the UTC times of and are the same as before, although some places have had daylight savings time changes since our last meeting).--Pharos (talk) 19:35, 17 March 2021 (UTC)

Sunday April 25 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swanlings grow up together.

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, and March SWAN meetings and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Interim Global Council + Movement Charter, WMF Resolution about the upcoming Board elections, Community Resilience and Sustainability role in Movement Strategy coordination, Grants Strategy Relaunch, and WMF Executive Transition

This month we are meeting on Sunday April 25, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(Note that the UTC times of and are the same as before, although some places may have had daylight savings time changes since our last meeting).--Pharos (talk) 04:13, 23 April 2021 (UTC)

Sunday June 6 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swan of healing.

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, and April 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 + Movement Strategy/Events, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday June 6, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call an hour earlier in UTC time due to popular demand and to accomodate daylight savings*.)--Pharos (talk) 20:42, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

Sunday July 25 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
The swan or the egg?

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 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, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday July 25, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call an hour earlier in UTC time due to popular demand and to accomodate daylight savings*.)--Pharos (talk) 15:00, 22 July 2021 (UTC)

Sunday September 26 SWANniversary Party and All-Affiliates Strategic MeetingEdit

 
Celebrate our first anniversary with SWAN-shaped desserts!

Join the SWANniversary on September 26 as we mark the first year of the Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network!

We will have the regular All-Affiliates Strategic Meeting, to be followed by a SWANniversary Party in the after hours session, likely through spatialized chat on WorkAdventure.

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, June, and July SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, we'll look together at strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter + Drafting Committee, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday September 26, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and .)--Pharos (talk) 18:03, 22 September 2021 (UTC)

Sunday October 31 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
A swan reflects.

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) 01:23, 29 October 2021 (UTC)

Sunday November 28 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Chart a new course on the swan ferry.

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.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Hubs+Hubs Workshop, Movement Charter+Drafting Committee, WMDE's 'Future of Wikimedia Governance' proposal, Wikipedia Asian Month 2021, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday November 28, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and , note that some areas recently experienced daylight savings time changes).--Pharos (talk) 15:46, 25 November 2021 (UTC)