|This is an Accepted submission for the Growth space at Wikimania 2019.
This session will showcase the context, challenges and opportunities of a diverse set of community groups and organisations in growing their membership and communities with the aim to share lessons and learnings. The programmes presented will showcase different approaches from permanent Wikiclubs, experimentation, through regular editathons and train the trainer events. The programmes and approaches offer insights into working in and across different language and geographical communities.
The session will be based on the following submissions received in the Community Growth space:
- Growing Wikidata in Emerging Communities (India as a case study),by Krishna Chaitanya Velaga, Bodhisattwa, Satdeep Gill
- From nothing to large community (Armenia), by Susanna Mkrtchyan
- Wiki Women for Women Wellbeing by Manavpreet Kaur
- Personal invitations, coffee and small talk - how regular editathons can increase new user retention (Sweden) by Sofie Jansson