2023:Program/Equity and Community Health/DNXXQJ-Driving Knowledge Equity: Fostering Partnerships for Collaborative Learning and Nationwide Engagement

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Title: Driving Knowledge Equity: Fostering Partnerships for Collaborative Learning and Nationwide Engagement


Sakti Hendra Pramudya

Sakti Pramudya is the Senior Partnerships Manager for Wikimedia Foundation in the Southeast Asia region. He has been working for the foundation for 4 years and is based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has supported several projects in collaboration with The Wikimedia Indonesia chapter that include Wikistories and Wikisource Loves Manuscripts.

Josefine Hellroth Larsson

Josefine Hellroth Larsson is a project leader at Wikimedia Sverige with a special focus on education and learning and creating engagement in the association. She is teaching others how they can contribute to the Wikimedia platforms, collaborating with educational institutions, GLAM institutions, Swedish NGOs and other groups of members and volunteers. Photo: Josefine Hellroth Larsson CC BY 4.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Josefine_Hellroth_Larsson_211108.jpg

Praveen Das

Praveen Das works as a Senior Regional Partnerships Manager at the Wikimedia Foundation, responsible for advancing the organization’s free knowledge mission through strategic partnerships in South Asia. In his nearly 4 years at the Foundation, has has worked to develop partnerships with technology and education-focused companies, nonprofits, governments, and other entities. He is committed to growing Wikimedia projects and knowledge movement by providing dedicated support to the diverse range of opportunities in the region. Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Praveen_Das_at_Indic_Hackathon_2022.jpg

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Room: Room 324

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

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 15:15:00 +0800

Type: Panel

Track: Equity, Inclusion, and Community Health

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 60 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

This panel explores the transformative power of partnerships in promoting equity and collaboration. Focusing on the work of the WMF Partnerships team in Asia and Wikimedia Sverige’s project in Sweden, the session highlights the significance of meaningful partnerships in fostering learning, growth, and knowledge sharing. By emphasising the importance of inclusivity and open dialogue, the panel showcases how collective action and collaborations can create opportunities for equitable participation. Attendees will gain insights into successful partnership models and discover how diverse collaborations can drive positive change and promote equity within communities.

Description[edit source]

This panel focuses on the vital role of partnerships in fostering equity and inclusivity. It explores the power of collaboration, learning, and growth through meaningful alliances. By examining successful partnerships and identifying barriers, the panel aims to outline various partnership models and discuss strategies for overcoming challenges. It delves into the significance of creating an inclusive environment that encourages open dialogue and engages all stakeholders. Through panel discussion, participants will explore opportunities for partnerships in their regions and discuss how the Wikimedia Movement can support and advance knowledge sharing endeavours. The panel aims to inspire by sharing successful project models and examples from diverse countries.

Further details[edit source]

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

Our panel session aims to explore the vital intersections between the event themes of diversity, collaboration, and the future. By emphasising the importance of creating an inclusive environment, promoting collaboration and collective action, and exploring new ways of engagement, we seek to pave the way for a more sustainable and equitable future for the knowledge movement in our region. This panel session aims to inspire attendees to embrace inclusive practices, promote collective action, and work towards a more sustainable and equitable knowledge movement.

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?

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