2023:Program/Community Initiatives/GQNA3R-The Million Project

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Title: The Million Project


Dania Droubi

I’m Dania the Executive Director of the Wikimedians of UAE User Group.

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Room: Room 309

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 11:15:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 11:35:00 +0800

Type: Lecture

Track: Community Initiatives

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 20 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

In this session we will present to the community about the upcoming big project that the User Group is planning for to enrich the content of the Arabic Wikimedia projects.

Description[edit source]

The session will be introducing to the community about the upcoming project organized by the Wikimedians of UAE User Group called “The Million Wiki” project. The project aims to create 1 Million contribution to various Arabic Wikimedia Projects including Wikipedia.

Objectives: 1) introduce the community about the project 2) present to them the strategy and plan of the project 3) the goals of the project and its challenges 4) expected outcomes of this project 5) get the feedback and comments from the community

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

The Million Project is all about forming collaborations with various users and institutions in order to meet the three-year goal of enriching Arabic Wikimedia projects with a million contributions. This project will also involve collaborations with individuals, user groups, and organizations from various volunteering group and cultures. The project will run for three years, with each year serving as learning experience for the Arabic Wikimedia community who is working together to make free information available to everyone.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

The session is for an experienced audience

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand