Wikimedian in Residence Program for Narrative Change-Makers 2022 is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at Africa No Filter
Africa No Filter is a donor collaborative that supports the development of nuanced and contemporary stories that shift stereotypical and harmful narratives within and about Africa.
Benefits of Wikimedian in Residence
Wikmedian in Residence to help us achieve the following objectives of the project:
- Generate knowledge about Africa through collaboration with aligned partners to amplify each of the three selected African Union Holidays as opportunities to grow content about the continent.
- Encourage content creation and create visibility for African content on Wikipedia and the wider web
- Advise on the creation of an online course targeted at training up-and-coming African journalists and content creators to expand public knowledge about the continent on Wikimedia projects.
- Support aligned partners to ensure that more young Africans are better trained, skilled and equipped to contribute to knowledge creation about Africa on Wikipedia and the wider web
Requirements for Wikimedian in Residence Qualification
Skills we would like you to have
- Deep hands-on experience with Wikipedia editing and Wikimedia communities, especially in the African context
- To have worked previously on a Wikimedia/Wikipedia project
- Effective English writing and communication skills
- Experience developing and managing partnerships
- Experience designing and providing effective training on Wikipedia, digital research, or similar digital skills, especially for adult learners
- Experience with community organizing or facilitating professional-public collaboration
It would be even better if you had
- Multilingual experience with French, Portuguese, Swahili, or other major African languages
- Experience with facilitating online training and learning platforms such as Moodle, EdX, or Blackboard
- Experience with learning and evaluation
How to Apply
For more details, visit Africa No Filter website.