Hi everyone, here is a reminder about tomorrow. I hope ya'll can join us! 

We'll also be doing a Google Hangout next week, so don't fret if you can't join us tomorrow. We'll also be at Wikimania and can't wait to meet attendees to talk PE&D!

[pardon cross-posting]

The Program Evaluation & Design team[1] will be hosting our first office hours on IRC on July 26 at 16:00 UTC. 

Event Details:

Date: July 26, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 1600-1700 UTC, 9:00-10:00 AM PDT
IRC channel: #wikimedia-office on irc.freenode.net

Participants: Frank Schulenburg (Senior Director of Programs), Dr. Jaime Anstee (Program Evaluation Specialist), Sarah Stierch (Community Coordinator) and YOU! 


1. A chance for community members to learn about why program evaluation & design is an important and powerful tool.
2. An opportunity for community members to understand why WMF is engaging in PE&D.
3. General Q&A about program evaluation & design 
4. A chance to get virtually get to know the PE&D team (Sarah, Jaime and Frank)[2]

If you're interested in how to evaluate the impact of programs such as on-wiki contests, Wiki Loves Monuments, Wiki Takes, WikiExpeditions, Wikipedia Education Program, content donations, edit-a-thons, workshops, and the like - you might have interest in what PE&D is hoping to do in supporting the amazing work you do. 

[1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Programs:Index
[2] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Program_Evaluation_and_Design/FAQ#Who_is_on_the_Program_Evaluation_.26_Design_team_at_the_Wikimedia_Foundation.3F

Sarah Stierch
Wikimedia Foundation Program Evaluation & Design Community Coordinator
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