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2021:Submissions/The top 9 things to know about safety and inclusion at Wikimedia online events

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Speakers[edit | edit source]

  • Adélaïde Calais, Wikimédia France
  • Sandro Halank, Wikimedia Deutschland
  • Anisa Kuci, Wikimedia Italia
  • Carla Toro, Wikimedia Chile
  • Raimund Liebert, Wikimedia Österreich
  • Flor Méchain, Wikimedia CH
  • Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska, Wikimedia Polska
  • Constanza Verón, Wikimedia Argentina
  • Manfred Werner, Wikimedia Österreich
  • Vic Sfriso, Wikimedia Argentina
  • Christel Steigenberger, Wikimedia Foundation

Abstract[edit | edit source]

The session will cover important learnings related to inclusive and safe online meetings, each presented by a different person from Wikimedia’s Volunteer Supporters Network. The topics covered will include: choosing the best platform for your event (Sandro WMDE), pre-event preparation, LGBT+ friendly events, writing and enforcing safe space policies for online events, working with partners and other participants outside the movement.

Presenter Presentation
Sandro (WMDE) Know how to choose your platform
Mannfred (WMAT) What to provide your participants with before it starts
Ralmund Liebert (WMAT) Use an enforceable friendly space policy
Carla Toro (WMCL) Prepare for your event
Constanza Verón, Vic Sfriso (WMAR) Inclusive language for daily life
Adelaide Calais (WMFR) Reach out to wikimedian you can't reach thank to online meetings
Flor Mechain (WMCH) How to have successful online workshops for GLAM
Anisa Kuci, WMIT Chances and limits of inclusivity with online meetings
Christel Steigenberger (WMF) When and how to reached the wmf in emergency cases

Session Outcomes[edit | edit source]

  • the audience will learn about different aspects of online meetings aimed at different audiences, contributing to a good and welcoming atmosphere
  • the listeners will gain knowledge about providing safety for their participants - from effective policies and ways of enforcing them during the meeting to reaching out for help in emergency situations
  • the audience will see how the online meetings can help to reach and include people that would not normally take part in offline activities

I'm planning to attend this session live![edit | edit source]

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