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The Communications Department will be attending Wikimania 2016 to provide capacity building, collect input, increase awareness, and network with community members.


Foto Nombre Título Tareas
  Juliet Barbara Director de Comunicaciones
  • General communications support
  • Networking
  Ed Erhart Asociado editorial
  • Digital media outreach
  • Networking
  • Wikimedia Blog
  Samantha Lien Asociado de comunicaciones
  • General communications support
  • Press relations outreach
  • Wikimedia Blog
  Zachary McCune

Global Audience Communications Manager

  • Reuniones
  • Desarrollo de mensajes
  • Redes
  Gregory Varnum

Communications Strategist (Contractor)

  • Meetups
  • Advocacy development
  • Networking
Heather Walls

Creative Director (Acting Director, Communications)

  • Messaging and brand development
  • General communications support
  • Networking


The department will be facilitating these workshops and discussions:

El departamento es también la participación en estas actividades:


With its participation in the conference, the department hopes to achieve these objectives:

  • Help community projects expand their communications capacity
  • Network with members of the community
  • Collect input on Wikimedia messaging and branding
  • Engage community members in Wikimedia Foundation's digital media efforts
  • Discuss and identify advocacy needs of affiliates - in particular what tools affiliates would find helpful
  • Increase awareness of department activities and efforts to support the community
  • Discutir iniciativas en el departamento está considerado

Social media

The department plans these social media projects during the conference:

  • Introduce community members interested in social media to the movement’s active and helpful Facebook group.
  • Engage community members via the @wikimania Twitter handle and #wikimania2016 hashtag
  • Capture faces of Wikipedians in selfie photos via Communications and Community Engagement booths and the #wearewikimedia hashtag
  • Narrate the conference with three Wikimedia Blog posts: Coming from around the world; Sights and sounds of Wikimania; and conference wrap-up.


The Communications Department is planning to meet with a number of community members at Wikimania 2016. If you would like to arrange for a meeting, please post a comment on this talk page, or email communications

Come talk to us!

Want to tell us what you think of Wikimedia brands? Want to share an update on what's new with your projects?

Please sign up for a time below, and we'll chat!


meet us in Villa Clotilde ground floor room 1


meet us in Villa Clotilde ground floor room 1


meet us in Villa Clotilde ground floor room 1


Meet at Villa Clotilde, first floor, between the museum and the school