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|DescriptionWikimania 2023 presentation - Mentorship as a Pathway to Tool Sustainability.pdf
English: Presentation slides for Wikimania 2023
Title: Mentorship as a Pathway to Tool Sustainability
The primary aim of this presentation is to demonstrate the crucial role mentorship plays in ensuring the sustainability and maintenance of tools within the Wikimedia communities, using the Wiki Mentor Africa program as a case study. The program is a mentorship initiative designed to foster a community of skilled and engaged African contributors who actively participate in the maintenance and improvement of various Wikimedia tools, including those for Wikidata.
The presentation will delve into the objectives, structure, and outcomes of the Wiki Mentor Africa program, providing attendees with an in-depth understanding of how effective mentorship can lead to sustainable tool maintenance and improvement. The presentation will also share real-life examples and success stories from the program, showcasing the tangible impact of mentorship on tool sustainability.
1. Highlight the importance of mentorship in supporting tool sustainability within Wikimedia communities. 2. Showcase the Wiki Mentor Africa program as an example of how mentorship initiatives can foster a skilled and engaged community of contributors. 3. Share success stories and best practices from the Wiki Mentor Africa program, emphasizing the impact of mentorship on tool maintenance and improvement. 4. Encourage the adoption and implementation of mentorship programs in other Wiki communities to ensure long-term success and growth.
Through this presentation, attendees will gain valuable insights into the benefits of mentorship for tool sustainability and the successful implementation of mentorship programs within Wikimedia communities. By emphasizing the potential impact of mentorship on tool sustainability, the presentation aims to inspire and encourage the adoption of mentorship programs in other Wiki communities to promote long-term success and growth. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the importance of mentorship and be equipped with ideas and best practices to implement or enhance mentorship initiatives in their own communities.
18 August 2023
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