Vishnu | 3 Sep 09:37 2014
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Fwd: [Wikimedia-l] Open call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals

Dear Wikimedians,

Please see the below call for proposals for Individual Engagement Grants from WMF.

Best,
Vishnu


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Greetings! The Wikimedia Foundation Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals for funding new experiments from September 1st to 30th. <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG> Your idea can improve Wikimedia projects by building a new tool or gadget, organizing a better process on your wiki, conducting research on an important issue, or providing other support for community-building. Whether you need $200 or $30,000 USD, Individual Engagement Grants can cover your own project development time in addition to funding for a team to help you. The program has a flexible schedule and reporting structure, and Grantmaking staff are there to support you through all stages of the process. Do you have have a good idea, but you are worried that it isn’t developed enough for a grant? Put it into the IdeaLab, where volunteers and staff can give you advice and guidance on how to bring it to life. < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab> Also, IEG will be hosting three Hangout Sessions for real-time discussions to help you make your proposal better - the first will happen on September 16th. < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Events#Upcoming_events> For inspiration, you can read more about past projects < https://blog.wikimedia.org/tag/individual-engagement-grants/> that received funding or review open proposals < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG#ieg-reviewing>. We are excited to see some of the new ways your grant ideas can support our community and make an impact on the future of Wikimedia projects. Submit your proposal in September! < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG#ieg-apply> Warm regards, Siko -- Siko Bouterse Head of Individual Grants Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. sbouterse-AeOJrEpdGNeGglJvpFV4uA@public.gmane.org *Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. * *Donate <https://donate.wikimedia.org> or click the "edit" button today, and help us make it a reality!* _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l-RusutVdil2icGmH+5r0DM0B+6BGkLq7r@public.gmane.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-request-RusutVdil2icGmH+5r0DM0B+6BGkLq7r@public.gmane.org?subject=unsubscribe>


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Vishnu | 18 Aug 12:02 2014
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Fwd: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore

The below mail FYI. Hope to see active participation from the Urdu 
Wikimedia community. This is a good opportunity for all of us to come up 
with a shared vision for the Wikimedia movement's growth in India.

Best,
Vishnu

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Subject: 	[Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a 
community consultation in Bangalore
Date: 	Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:50:36 -0700
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Dear fellow Wikimedians,

(this is important and a rare opportunity -- please do take a few 
moments to read.)

I would like to draw your attention to a major piece of news:

The Wikimedia Foundation is convening a community consultation on the 
future of Wikimedia work in India, to be held in October in Bangalore, 
with significant representation from across India, the different 
projects, and the different language communities.

Please see the following page on Meta for details, context, and to begin 
discussion the delegates you would like to see participating.  All costs 
will be borne by the Foundation.

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Community_Consultation_2014

Let's try and keep discussion on the talk page of that page on Meta, so 
everyone can follow, even people not on this list.

Also, your help in forward this widely, translating as necessary, etc., 
would be MUCH appreciated.  Again, this is an important opportunity, and 
we need to ensure we get every community's attention.

I look forward to this conversation very much!

    Asaf

-- 
     Asaf Bartov
Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org>

Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share 
in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality!
https://donate.wikimedia.org

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Vishnu | 14 Aug 12:00 2014
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Statement on CIS-A2K's FDC Proposal

Dear Wikimedians, WMIN EC, FDC Members, FDC Staff and the WMF Board:

*sorry for X posting and for the long e-mail*

This statement is in response to the CIS-A2K's FDC proposal discussions during the months of April to June 2014. For those of you who would like to know the context please see the discussion pages on meta here [1] & [2]. Apologies for putting out this statement at least a couple of weeks late.

It was in September 2012 that CIS was given an opportunity and a responsibility to serve and grow the Wikimedia movement in India through our Access to Knowledge (A2K) program. As many of you know we have left no stone unturned in doing our best to growing the free culture/open knowledge movement in India and in Indian languages. CIS is grateful to the Wikimedia movement from which we have learned immensely as an organization. We are yet again grateful to all you for reposing the trust and responsibility yet again in the A2K program with the FDC Grant [3]. Even more so as our FDC application went through a rigorous community feedback.

Some interesting stats on the CIS-A2K FDC proposal: the entire discussion ran into approximately 75,000 words. Of this CIS-A2K's responses consisted about 28,000 words and 47,000 words were by the community members, WMIN EC members, FDC staff and FDC members. This is probably the longest discussion on any of the FDC proposals so far. 25 Wikimedians (of this about 8 are “new users who have not edited since”); 4 out of 7 WMIN EC members; 4 FDC members; 4 FDC/WMF staff; and 1 WMF Board member took part in the CIS-A2K FDC proposal discussion.

On a candid note, some of the community engagement during the FDC process was painful like walking on fire, but we are glad that we have gone through this process. We thank each and everyone who has engaged with our A2K work and the program proposals that we have put forth for the next year. We have learnt some useful lessons and assure you that we will continue to improve upon our programmatic efficiency, efficacy, accountability and transparency.

We would also like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the critical points of feedback that we received from all of you and outline the steps that we have taken or plan to take.

1) The Grant proposed is too high within the local context. Especially Salaries and the Administrative costs were considered to be high. (This was echoed by many Wikimedians - Ravi, Dhaval, Hari & Pradeep; WMIN EC members Karthik & Pranav; FDC Staff and FDC members. Some specifically suggested that we consider revising the salaries at least to bring them on par with the existing salaries within CIS.)

We have taken the community's feedback to CIS Board and our Board concurred with the community's feedback and suggested that we take appropriate measures to bring in some sort of parity in salaries for the A2K team, and noted that this will be better in the long run. Accordingly we have revised the CIS-A2K team salaries taking into consideration the following factors a) feedback from the Community and FDC; b) performance of the team member during the last one year (i.e. until March 2014); and c) scope of work for the coming year based on the draft work plans. *We would like to inform that the total revised staff salary budget is less than 35% from what was proposed to the FDC.* The average monthly salary of the A2K team under the FDC grant will be about Rs. 73,000/- per month. Further CIS will also raise some portion of the salary. Please see here [4] for the revised salary structure for the CIS-A2K team which is effective from July 1, 2014. We have also reduced some of the costs against Team travel across the plans. This and the other changes to the budget will soon be shared with the community.


2) Ambitious scaling up of the language specific strategy that CIS-A2K has adopted and the sustainability of the growth. Also the number of proposed plans is too ambitious. (FDC members, Staff along with Ravi and Blue Rasberry).

We have taken this feedback into consideration and decided to limit the language specific plans to 5 (4 existing and 1 new), and will suspend 2 language area plans . Since we started to actively work with the Wikimedia movement (from Sept. 2012), sustainable and qualitative growth of Indic Wikimedia projects has been one of our core concerns. We have already stated the measures that we will proposed to take up towards sustainability of the various initiatives in our response to the questions raised on Meta during the FDC proposal process. We look forward to seeking more ideas from the community on this aspect as we continue to work with them through the next 12 months. CIS-A2K will also cut down some of the proposed stand-alone projects. Based on the community's feedback we will soon share revised plans that will guide our work for the next one year.

3) Focus on policy, advocacy and content donation and acquisition. (FDC members and Pradeep.)

CIS-A2K program will more pro-actively look at various possibilities of influencing policy in creating an enabling environment for open knowledge and Wikimedia movement in India. We have already put in efforts to create policy level changes in each of the language area and some of them may fructify soon. However, it is important to note that any kind of policy work is difficult to quantify to visibly demonstrate the impact and to appropriately claim attribution of success. We will also put more effort in bringing Indic content in the open. We are incorporating this suggestion in revising the plans.

4) Independent community review of the work done by CIS-A2K. (Ravi and Pradeep)

We see the importance of this suggestion. As stated here <link> CIS-A2K did propose for a Community led review in our last year's plans. However, this could not materialize for various reasons. We have internally discussed on how best we could ensure that this is done. In the coming weeks we will share some ideas for the community's feedback on how we could collectively create a structure that will independently and periodically review the work done by CIS-A2K and other movement entities. We will use this learning in the next one year.

5) Community involvement in the programs and activities catalyzed by CIS-A2K. (Ravi, Hari, Pradeep, some from WMIN EC, FDC members and staff)

We disagree with this aspect of the feedback, especially with regard to the four language areas (Kannada, Konkani, Odia and Telugu). CIS-A2K was privileged to have the active involvement of these language communities and the proposed plans for July 2014 to June 2015 were discussed with the respective language community across various channels. We believe that there is a silent majority across these language communities and also in other language communities that actively engages with CIS-A2K and our work. However, we do recognize the importance of appropriately capturing the community mandate to CIS-A2K publicly (especially on wiki). We are exploring various means of capturing the community's involvement. We also believe it is important for the FDC, WMF and Wikimedia movement in India to find ways of listening to this silent majority of the community members who otherwise choose not to be very vocal on the mailings lits and Meta.

6) Impact of the language specific strategy. (Pradeep, Hari, Ravi, Ansuman, Dhaval, Shyamal, some from WMIN EC and FDC members)

CIS-A2K believes that it's language specific strategy, has been effective in growing the respective Wikimedia projects. We have already brought in a significant traction to each of the four language area projects and associated communities. Though it is too early to assert (as we rolled-out plans based on this strategy a year ago in June 2013) we believe that our language specific strategy is already yielding productive results. Other than the “independent community review” we will explore even more robust methodology/ies to demonstrate the impact of the language strategy. However, we welcome continuous feedback from the community which help us to learn and progress collectively. The community feedback if it is of formative in nature than summative would be a significant value add for us to make swift changes.

7) Natural/Organic v. Artificial/Inorganic growth of Indian language Wikipedias. (Ravi, Pradeep & FDC members)

CIS-A2K does not see the bright line that is being drawn about organic v. inorganic growth within the context of Wikimedia movement (in India). There are many nuances to this debate and it is not productive to pitch these as mutually exclusive approaches. Further, our experience taught us that what is organic (to be done by volunteers) and what is inorganic (could be supported by paid professionals) changes from a language community to language community and their context. There is no one model. We believe it is important to respect this diversity across language communities in India. For instance, some language communities (given their current context) feel that Wikipedia Outreach should be supported by paid professionals whereas some think it should be done by volunteers. While we appreciate the broader philosophy that define each of these approaches, we have been putting every effort to bring the best of both of these approaches in our work. We strongly believe that there is an immense amount of learning for all of us as a movement, if we could collectively explore how to best utilize volunteers and voluntary sector professional energies than to pitch them as mutually exclusive. At the end of the day we all are driven by the same collective vision of growing open knowledge.

We will soon share the revised plans and budget for the next year and look forward to your continuous engagement in our collective dream of further growing the Wikimedia and open knowledge movement in India.

Best wishes,

Vishnu
CIS-A2K
Note: This is being put up on Meta here [1]

[1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:APG/Proposals/2013-2014_round2/The_Centre_for_Internet_and_Society/Proposal_form
[2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:APG/Proposals/2013-2014_round2/The_Centre_for_Internet_and_Society/Staff_proposal_assessment
[3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FDC_portal/Board_decisions/2013-2014_round2
[4] http://bit.ly/1sY6XQU


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Vishnu | 7 Jul 17:17 2014
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(Announcement) Draft Policy for Open Access to DBT & DST funded research

Dear Wikimedians,

I am happy to share with you the Draft Policy for Open Access to Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India funded research  http://dbtindia.nic.in/docs/DBT-DST_Open_Access_Policy.pdf

CIS has contributed to this draft, which is up for comments until July 25, 2014. Hope this will come through soon and ensure that more scientific research in India would be openly accessible for all of us.

Best,
Vishnu

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Vishnu | 7 Jul 10:02 2014
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Wiki Loves Pride, India 2014

Dear Wikimedians,

Wiki Loves Pride is a global campaign to expand and improve LGBT-related content across several Wikimedia projects [1]. We invite you to participate in a two-week long edit-a-thon to help improve Wikipedia's coverage of India relevant LGBT-related content. The edit-a-thon will lead up to offline events on Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Bangalore and Delhi [2]. You are welcome to join the offline events.

The event aims at creating new articles, expanding the existing stubs and translating English articles to various Indian languages with a focus on LGBT Rights, Culture and History in India. Please feel free to chip in with ideas, articles and activities on the event page on Meta [3].

Everyone is welcome to join the event as enthusiasts, editors, translators, bloggers or event managers. Start by signing up as a participant [4].

Best,
Vishnu

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_Loves_Pride
[2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Events/Wiki_Loves_Pride_2014#Off-line_Events
[3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Events/Wiki_Loves_Pride_2014
[4] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Events/Wiki_Loves_Pride_2014#Sign_up
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Vishnu | 31 Mar 19:00 2014
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CIS-A2K Work Plan for July 14-June 15

Dear Wikimedians,

I am glad to share with you the detailed work plan of CIS-A2K for the period July 2014-July 2015 [1] . This work plan consists of 21 plans across 6 verticals.

These are:
* 7 Language Area Plans
* 3 Community Strengthening Initiatives
* 8 Stand-alone Wikimedia Projects
* Creating Movement Resources
* Publicity, Research and Documentation
* General Support and Service to the Movement

The work plan includes details of aims, objectives, programme activities and expected outcomes. Most of the language area plans were put together in active consultation with the respective Wikimedia language communities. Various inputs and ideas contributed, opportunities provided, and challenges thrown at the CIS-A2K program during the last year by the Wikimedia communities in India, our institutional partners, Executive Committee (EC) of Wikimedia India Chapter (WMIN) and the Wikimedia Foundation's Grantmaking Team have significantly informed our work plans.

Each plan has an independent budget and is closely mapped on to the implementation plan. An attempt is made to correlate why we are spending a certain amount on a certain activity. Thus all these budgets are very optimally planned and the overall budget is an assimilation. CIS-A2K believes that this will give mission level transparency to our work and provide a clearer structure of accountability to the movement and the community.

Please do share your feedback and inputs on the respective plan discussion pages. We would be glad to correct ourselves if you could point out to any major omissions and errors in plans. We will be approaching the FDC requesting support for this work plan [2].

Thanks,
Vishnu
(Program Director, CIS-A2K)
[1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Draft_Work_plan_July_2014_-_June_2015
[2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals/2013-2014_round2/The_Centre_for_Internet_and_Society/Proposal_form



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Vishnu | 8 Jan 19:02 2014
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Fwd: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

Dear Wikimedians,

FYI

Vishnu


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Vishnu | 10 Dec 18:31 2013
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(Announcement) Selection of Community Communications Consultant at CIS-A2K

Dear Wikimedians,

I am happy to share with you that Mr. Rahimanuddin Shaik has been selected for the role of "Community Communications Consultant" at CIS-A2K! Please join me in congratulating him on the selection and wish him success with the assignment.

I am also excited to share a new model of recruitment (crowd-sourcing a selection?) that I have developed this time, which I feel is very useful in a volunteer movement context like Wikimedia.

15 Wikimedians, from across 9 Indian languages and English, took part in the anonymous evaluation of the applicants through a google form. This was followed by an interview, which also included some of the interesting questions Wikimedians wanted to ask the candidate.  In addition to the interview, the WMIN EC was also involved in the selection process. Moksh on behalf of the EC went through the profiles and also recommended Rahimanuddin as one of the ideal candidate for this position.  Based on this collective feedback Mr. Rahimanuddin was selected for this assignment.

Though this mode of evaluation took a lot of effort (in designing the evaluation form and liaising and following up with the community members), I feel the entire exercise was very productive. It's been a learning experience for me, especially when I look at the diverse set of interesting questions that came up from the evaluators.

I also feel this model:
a) gives a better acceptance for the candidate across all major Indian language communities in India. Basically there is at least one Wikimedian who knows the candidate's detailed professional and Wikimedia profile now  :)
b) actively involves community members in the decision making processes of Wikimedia movement entity (here CIS-A2K).
c) brings diverse perspectives from which the candidates profile is evaluated.
d) reinforces CIS-A2K's commitment to actively engage with the community in an open, transparent and productive manner.

However, adopting a similar model for large number of applications could pose a problem.  Would be nice to hear your thoughts on how this model could be further refined.  Please let me know (off list) if you are interested in refining the google form, and I will share the necessary link.

Thanks to all those Indic Wikimedians for giving their valuable time in the evaluation process!

Best,
Vishnu
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ویکیپیڈیا پر تخریب کاری کا منصوبہ

اردو ویکیپیڈیا پر سائنس اور طرزیات پر مضامین بڑی ریاضت
سے بنائے گئے ہیں۔
خاص طور پر اردو اصطلاحات بہت محنت سے چنی گئی ہیں تاکہ
انگریزی الفاظ جوں کے
توں لکھنے سے بچا جائے۔ اب چند عناصر منصوبہ بندی کے تحت
تخریب کاری کرتے ہوئے
اردو اصطلاحات کو نکال باہر کرنا چاہتے ہیں اور ان کی جگہ
انگریزی ٹھونسنا
چاہتے ہیں۔ ویکیپیڈیا پر غیر حاضر اصحاب سے گذارش ہے کہ وہ
ویکیپیڈیا پر آ کر
اس تخریبی منصوبہ پر اپنی رائے سے نوازیں۔
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Vishnu T | 6 Nov 05:08 2013
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[Wikimedia Announcement] CIS-A2K Grant Report for September 2012-June 2013

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Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society's(CIS) Access to Knowledge (A2K) Program, India!

As many of you know that the Wikimedia Foundation approved a 22 month grant to the CIS-A2K. The aim of the grant was to support the growth of Wikimedia movement in India.

Please find the Grant Report for the first 10 months period (i.e. September 2012-June 2013) on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/India_Access_To_Knowledge/Reports/CIS-A2K_Narrative_Report:_%28September_2012_%E2%80%93_June_2013%29


CIS-A2K will be happy to receive your feedback. Please let us know if you have any suggestions, questions and concerns about the report and our work. We would be glad to have this feedback on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:India_Access_To_Knowledge/Reports/CIS-A2K_Narrative_Report:_%28September_2012_%E2%80%93_June_2013%29


We are thankful to the Wikimedia community in India, Wikimedia India Chapter and the Wikimedia Foundation for actively engaging with our work. We will continue to work upon our deficiencies, failures and successes.


Warm regards,

Vishnu

Program Director, CIS-A2K

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Vishnu T | 27 Oct 20:10 2013
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Short-term assignment at CIS-A2K

The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) Program invites applications from experienced Wikimedia community members for a short-term assignment as a 'Community Communications Consultant'. The duration of this assignment is for 3 months. The consultant will work with the CIS-A2K team and report to the Program Director CIS-A2K.

Profile:

An ideal candidate should:

a) have been a Wikimedian for more than a year.

b) have good understanding of and contribution on Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wiktionary and Wikimedia Commons projects.

c) have links with at least 5 Indian language Wikimedia community members

d) have good writing skills in English and at least in 2 Indian languages

e) be able to speak/read multiple (at least 3) Indian languages

f) be open to receiving community review of his/her work


Preference will be given to those who:

a) can use python

b) can use various tools for community metrics

c) can actively use social media


Job Description

The consultant will:

  1. Do about 60 profile stories on key Wikimedians (especially those who have not received visibility beyond their language community) from all the Indian language Wikimedia communities.

  2. Revive Indian community Wikimedia Newsletter.

  3. Undertake research and produce analytical reports based on community wide metrics.

  4. Any other tasks that may be assigned by the Programme Director, Access to Knowledge.

Fee and Payment

The consultant will be paid a consolidated sum of about Rs. 40,000/- per month for three months. The consultancy fee will be paid after an assessment of the work done by the Consultant. The consultancy fee could be slightly negotiated based on the experience and expertise of a suitable candidate.

Other Information

The position is based in Bangalore and the consultant will need to work from CIS' Bangalore office.

Applicants are requested to send their detailed CV with a covering letter (not exceeding 350 words indicating their motivation to take up this assignment) to vishnu <at> cis-india.org . The last date to receive the applications is November 1, 2013. Applicants are requested to use the subject “CCC at A2K” while submitting the application

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed either remotely or in-person. Only short-listed candidates will be informed by e-mail about the interview by November 5, 2013.

For all inquiries with regard to this assignment, please write off the list to vishnu-6fyxoIzWvTqGglJvpFV4uA@public.gmane.org 

Best,

Vishnu
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