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  1. Jimmy Wales names Emily Temple-Wood and Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as Wikipedians of the Year

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    Being awarded for the sixth time, this is the first time two Wikipedians have received the honor together.... Read more

  2. Community celebrates birthday of Odia Wikipedia and Odia Wiktionary

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    With the Odia Wikipedia and its sister projects, a handful of dedicated volunteer editors are taking the Odia language to the world outside.... Read more

  3. Wikimedians gather in Italian alpine town Esino Lario for 12th Wikimania

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    Each year, members of the Wikimedia community convene in one location to share experiences, learn from each other, and discuss the most critical issues of the movement. Wikimania 2016 will draw over a thousand attendees from more than 60 nations to Esino Lario, which has a year-round population of less than 800, from June 24-26.... Read more

  4. Seeing great potential in the Sindhi Wikipedia: Mehtab Ahmed

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    Mehtab Ahmed believes in using Wikipedia to educate masses in their native language.... Read more

  5. Help expand Wikipedia’s coverage of LGBT communities during Wiki Loves Pride

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    Contributing can be as simple as creating or improving LGBT-related Wikipedia articles or taking photos at local pride parades and other LGBT establishments and events.... Read more

  6. Inspire Campaign: Building ideas collaboratively to address harassment on Wikimedia projects

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    To improve the way that harassment is prevented and managed on the Wikimedia sites, we’ve launched an idea-building event called the Inspire Campaign.... Read more

  7. Developing leadership: Learning Days at the 2016 Wikimedia Conference

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    For the third straight year, the Wikimedia Conference was preceded by pre-conference Learning Days for affiliates that want to improve their skills in community engagement, program design, and evaluation.... Read more

  8. Why I proofread poetry at Wikisource

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    Poetry: “it is the stuff of the soul; it speaks to the body, the mind, and the spirit alike.” Sonja Bohm worked for years to get all of Florence Earle Coates’ poetry online, and now proofreads poetry on the English Wikisource, the free library. We asked why.... Read more

  9. Little time left to apply for a WikiConference India 2016 scholarship

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    Applications are due on 31 May.... Read more

  10. Team effort in developing the Khowar Wikipedia

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    There’s 50 confirmed editors and over 6,700 total pages.... Read more