[CBT] Alex Wafula starting as Community Building intern
mana at mozilla.com
Tue Jun 11 03:09:02 PDT 2013
Welcome Alex, so happy for you!
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 8:12 AM, Laura Hilliger <laura at mozillafoundation.org
> W00T! Welcome Alex! Very excited to see this toolkit take shape.
> For this project there may well be differences in strategies and best
> practices depending on the community. Instead of one gigantic generalized
> resource that is hard to use and too information heavy, we should make
> modular resources that snap together in endless form, so people can make
> their own, customized kits.
> We do this by making the toolkit hackable. We've been seeing some
> inspiring and awesome stuff coming out of the Webmaker Mentor team's most
> recent engagement effort (#teachtheweb is going really well:
> We put out prototypey, hackable, remixable pages and kits (built with
> thimble or popcorn), and have gotten so many interesting contributions,
> that we've started doing this for everything. They are prettier and easier
> than wikis, promote web literacy, customizable and easy to share. Plus with
> June 15ths launch of the new webmaker.org, we have new kick ass features
> to play with, including saving, versioning, etc.
> Anyway - I'm happy to help. Can follow up off list if you want :-)
> Laura Hilliger coming to you live from a mobile device
> On Jun 10, 2013 10:45 PM, "Alex Wafula" <xelawafs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the warm welcome everyone! The next three months are going to
>> be awesome; I'm really looking forward to see how we can improve our
>> engagement with new contributors. And as David mentioned, don't hesitate to
>> write with any ideas you have on how this toolkit should look like.
>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Brian King <bking at mozilla.com> wrote:
>>> Looking forward to working more with you Alex.
>>> - Brian
>>> On 10. 06. 13 20:00, David Boswell wrote:
>>>> I'm excited to say that today is Alex Wafula's first day as a Mozilla
>>>> intern. He is going to be working on a toolkit to help communities bring
>>>> in new contributors.
>>>> Alex has been involved with Mozilla for several years and is the
>>>> Mozilla Kenya community lead and is also actively involved in Mozilla Reps
>>>> as a Council member and mentor.
>>>> His project will involve taking best practices, tips and advice from
>>>> community builders across the project and then packaging that up into a
>>>> resource for everyone.
>>>> For instance, Mozilla Hispano has been doing some interesting work
>>>> rethinking how to connect with potential volunteers and that could be a
>>>> useful case study to share with others.
>>>> If you'd like to say hi to Alex or talk with him about the toolkit, he
>>>> is on this list so feel free to write back. You can also find him on IRC
>>>> as xelawafs.
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