[CBT] Alex Wafula starting as Community Building intern

Mouhamadou Moustapha CAMARA mmkmou at mozilla-senegal.org
Tue Jun 11 03:16:05 PDT 2013


hi all,
hi alex,

congratulations, i'm very happy for you
Good luck


2013/6/11 Madalina Ana <mana at mozilla.com>

> Welcome Alex, so happy for you!
>
> Madalina
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 8:12 AM, Laura Hilliger <
> laura at mozillafoundation.org> wrote:
>
>> 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:
>> http://webmaker.org/teach).
>>
>> 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 :-)
>>
>> Yay!
>>
>> --Laura
>>
>> Laura Hilliger coming to you live from a mobile device
>> @epilepticrabbit
>> zythepsary.com
>> 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.
>>>
>>> Alex
>>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> David
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