2019:Hackathon/Mentoring

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The Wikimania Hackathon 2019 will have a mentoring program aimed at welcoming and supporting newcomers to the Wikimedia projects, newcomers to Wikimedia Hackathons or any folks who would like support or advice on getting starting with a project or learning about our technology.

We will have a structured orientation morning just after the hackathon opening. Newcomers will attend an orientation session followed by a mentor matching session and finally a project matching session. If you miss these sessions you are also welcome to approach the Technical Help Desk in the main hackathon space where you can get help and guidance throughout the entire hackathon.

Mentoring Resources[edit | edit source]

First Wikimedia hackathon? Read this![edit | edit source]

Helpful Flowchart for your first day![edit | edit source]

Navigating a Wikimedia Hackathon Flowchart.png

Mentoring Tips and tricks[edit | edit source]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Hackathons/Handbook/Mentoring_Tips

If you want to dive deeper into the world of MediaWiki, see Hackathons/Participants#Where can I find more information?

Newcomer resources[edit | edit source]

Mentoring Organizers[edit | edit source]

Organizers of this year's mentoring program are André Costa, Johan Jonsson, Srishti Sethi, Tonina Zhelyazkova, Ciell and Rachel Farrand with online help from Aaron Halfaker, Christoph Fischer & Chris Koerner who are not attending.