Dear community members,
I write to invite you to the West African Strategy Meetup. The Meetup will be opened by
Katherine Maher, the CEO of the Wikimedia Foundation. Other senior executives of the
foundation will also be around to answer any questions we may have.
The Meetup will delve into the recommendations for the strategy process as listed
. Strategy design support staff will also be on
ground to answer any questions. We will also discuss what is next for African communities
concerning how to host your community prioritization events and joining the global
Why should you and your community members attend?The strategy process is important for
African communities. Being part of implementing the recommendations in 2021 is a great
opportunity for us to play an active role in shaping the movement's future and this
preparatory call will help position us to participate effectively in the process.
There will be live interpretations to the major African languages during the Meetup, so
please feel free to reach me (kayusyussuf(a)yahoo.com) if you are able to translate into a
local language during the call or if you have a local community that will need language
translation to fully participate.
Please see the meeting details below.Date: October 31st, 2020Time: 15:00 UTCVenue:
ZoomMeeting link: bit.ly/WestAfricaStrategy2030
Please download the Zoom app and try to connect at least 10 minutes before 15:00 UTC.
Please share with your local networks and encourage them to attend so they understand the
recommendations before you host your local prioritization events.