[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing Community Fellow Peter Coombe

Kul Wadhwa kwadhwa at wikimedia.org
Sat Apr 14 19:05:48 UTC 2012

This is a HUGE need. Awesome! Great to have you tackling this. Good luck, Peter!


On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Siko Bouterse <sbouterse at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> It is my pleasure to introduce our newest Wikimedia Community Fellow of
> 2012, Peter Coombe. As a fellow, Pete will be working with the community to
> improve help documentation on English Wikipedia. He’ll be leading a 6 month
> effort and taking a data-driven approach to reorganize and rewrite key help
> pages in order to make them more usable for new and experienced editors
> alike.
> Pete comes to the fellowships program with an impressive resume. He’s been
> editing English Wikipedia as The wub since 2005, he’s an admin with over
> 75,000 global edits, and an active member of Wikimedia UK. Pete volunteered
> on the Social Media Team in the 2010 Fundraiser, and worked as a Production
> Coordinator in 2011. He’s got a B.A. and M.Sci. with honors in Natural
> Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and much experience breaking down
> complex topics into clear written information. He’s participated twice in a
> program at Cambridge to create online teaching and learning modules on
> advanced materials science and engineering topics. He’s also worked at The
> Helpful Book Company, publishing books that teach senior citizens how to use
> computers.
> Pete’s talent for making the complex seem simple, combined with his
> experience A/B testing in the fundraiser and 7 years editing Wikipedia, make
> him a great fit for his fellowship project. To follow his work or get
> involved in the redesign project, please visit his project page.  More info
> about Pete and his project are also on the WMF blog.  Welcome, Pete!
> --
> Siko Bouterse
> Head of Community Fellowships
> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
> sbouterse at wikimedia.org
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Kul Wadhwa
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