Languages discussion
2021-10-30, 14:30–15:00 (UTC), Room 2

Discussion of the languages sessions


What will the participants take away from this session?

Discussion

Language

English

Recording

Yes

Link to notes

https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/WikidataCon2021-Sisterprojects-Languages

Houcemeddine Turki is a long-term Wikimedian working since 2009 and contributing to Wikidata and sister projects. He is also an open science advocate promoting the use of Wikidata as a free resourceto develop real-life computer applications at a low cost from the perspective of science policy and scholarly research. As a Wikimedian, Houcemeddine has been among the first members of Wikimedia Tunisia User Group in 2014 serving as GLAM and Education Coordinator for the affiliate between 2018 and 2019 as the Vice-Chair of the group since 2019. Moreover, he has been involved as a member of the Programme Committee of the WikiIndaba Conference, the Premier African Conference of Wikimedia Community, in 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, he currently serves as a member of WikiIndaba Streering Committee, of Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Steering Committee, and of Wikimedia Foundation Affiliation Committee. In real life, Houcemeddine is a medical student and a research assistant at the University of Sfax, Tunisia. He is affiliated to Data Engineering and Semantics Research Unit, a local research structure that focuses on the development of knowledge-based systems based on freely available computer resources.

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Sadik is a regional ambassador for indigenous communities at Art+Feminism. He is a Co-founder of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group.

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I'm Maria and I have been with Wikimedia Deutschland since 2016. Most of this time I have spent with the volunteer support team, working together with volunteers from the German speaking community and making their ideas reality. I am currently working with the product team of the Software Department at Wikimedia Deutschland. My main responsibility is managing 3rd party funded projects that Wikimedia Deutschland is part of.

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