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  1. Bringing the magic of classical music to Ukrainian speakers

    World Classics in Ukraine is translating the works of some of the great classical artists, like Mozart and Chopin, for the Ukrainian-speaking citizens of the world.... Read more

  2. Community digest: Wikipedia for Peace, editing to celebrate diversity at WorldPride Madrid; news in brief

    15 participants in the Wikipedia for Peace initiative from seven different countries gathered at WorldPride in Madrid, Spain this year. The group aimed at highlighting LGBT issues by contributing content about them on Wikimedia projects. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about Wikimedia affiliates, photography contests, outreach activities in Nigeria and more. ... Read more

  3. The Wikipedia community in Iraq is looking for volunteers

    Iraqi Wikipedians held a workshop in Baghdad to share their Wikipedia editing experiences with potential editors.... Read more

  4. “I will never be quite as proud of something as my writing about women”: May Hachem

    Three years after joining Wikipedia as a student editor, May Hachem has been able to build successful partnerships, mentor hundreds of new editors, and contribute content to Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. Community digest: Spanish Wikipedia’s Women in Architecture helps address the gender gap; news in brief

    Women are rarely found in architecture history books, and this bias has been transposed onto Wikipedia. Women in Architecture is a new working group on the Spanish Wikipedia that aims at changing this. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes a meeting for the partnerships and resource development group, foundation board updates, and more.... Read more

  6. Wikipedia Zero joins Mossab Banat on his trip to freely share human knowledge

    Banat has made over a hundred thousand edits and helped expand the Arabic Wikipedia while using zero-rated mobile data.... Read more

  7. Knowledge can’t be limited: Mervat Salman

    “I want to spread the basic message of the Wikimedia movement by actively providing free knowledge for everyone,” says Mervat Salman, an Arabic Wikipedia contributor from Jordan. A community-elected administrator and organiser, true to her words, she contributes to science articles and works on reducing Wikipedia’s gender gap by creating new articles about women.... Read more

  8. “Education is crucial for a culture of freedom and success”: Roxana Sordo

    “As teachers, we are role models for our students, we are agents of change in the digital era. I think it’s fundamental to use new technologies such as Wikipedia in education.”... Read more

  9. Wikipedia goes to the movies

    The first audiences jumped and shouted when pictures began moving on screens in front of them. It seemed like magic—and movies still flicker with magic in the hearts of many.... Read more

  10. A change of perspective is needed in Wikimedia-GLAM cooperation

    Barbara Fischer, the GLAM coordinator at Wikimedia Germany, believes that the movement is at a turning point in GLAM activities and that a change of perspective is needed.... Read more