Well, off I go. I'm about to unsubscribe from this list for the first
time in years. Looking forward to returning in January with MORE POWERS.
P.S. I'm sure you can find my personal email address if you need to. :)
On 09/04/2013 09:47 PM, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
Thanks, Oren! If I am able to work on pywikipediabot
or other Wikimedia
tech and I blog about it, I'll syndicate to
. I may cross-post additional thoughts to
. If people want a summary IRC office
hour/video tech talk after I come back, I could do that too.
On 08/31/2013 07:57 AM, Oren Bochman wrote:
> Congratulations - I hope you get co make many new bugs and even do some
> cool coding outside the wmf!
> I'm wandering if you'll update us about this unique experience as time
> On Wednesday, August 28, 2013, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
>> I've been accepted to Hacker School <https://www.hackerschool.com>, a
>> writers' retreat for programmers in New York City. I will therefore be
>> taking an unpaid personal leave of absence from the Wikimedia Foundation
>> via our sabbatical program. My last workday before my leave will be
>> Friday, September 27. I plan to be on leave all of October, November,
>> and December, returning to WMF in January.
>> During my absence, Quim Gil will be the temporary head of the
>> Engineering Community Team. Thank you, Quim! I'll spend much of
>> September turning over responsibilities to him. Over the next month I'll
>> be saying no to a lot of requests so I can ensure I take care of all my
>> commitments by September 27th, when I'll be turning off my wikimedia.org
>> If there's anything else I can do to minimize inconvenience, please let
>> me know. And -- I have to say this -- oh my gosh I'm so excited to be
>> going to Hacker School in just a month! Going from "advanced beginner"
>> to confident programmer! Learning face-to-face with other coders, 30-45%
>> of them women, all teaching each other! Thank you, WMF, for the
>> sabbatical program, and thanks to my team for supporting me on this. I
>> couldn't do this without you.
>> Sumana Harihareswara
>> Engineering Community Manager
>> Wikimedia Foundation