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2023:Program/ESEAP Region/SQH3KN-Engaging with Youth

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Title: Engaging with Youth


Youngjin Ko

Administrator in Korean Wikipedia as well as Board member in Wikimedia Korea. Also being specialized in the community facilitation in Korean community, including the engaging with diverse generation of users with diverse background

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Room: Room 325

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 14:15:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 14:35:00 +0800

Type: Lecture

Track: ESEAP (East, South East Asia, and the Pacific) Region

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 20 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description

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Korean Wikipedia is one of wikis that has a large significant numbers of teenagers, we will introduce engagements inside Korean community, then providing open space for hearing your experiences about Youth engagement.


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Korean Wikipedia is one of wikis that has a large significant numbers of teenagers, we will introduce their engagements for the Korean community and how Wikimedia Korea is supporting them. As well as we want to hear the experiences from you.

Session will divide in two parts 1. 10 minute presentation about background and initiatives from Korean community 2. Open discussion - How they your communities are doing with engaging with Youth

Further details

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

This presentation will meet the Diversity and Future,

The most powerful engine to maintain and grow the sustainability of our movement is having diversity of age groups including Youth. Although it may be very immature at first, Youth age groups are potential new contributors and becoming the new generation of leaders, as they are the one of new groups of users that can able to lead the community. Also It is also a very important activity to create a space to work in cooperation with existing users.

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

Average knowledge about Wikimedia projects or activities

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