aprabhala at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 12:43:19 UTC 2012
You will be missed, Hisham, and it's really good to know that you are
around for the next few months.
On Monday 30 July 2012 04:07 PM, Hisham wrote:
> Dear Bangalore Community
> I'm writing to inform you that I plan to leave my current role
> supporting Wikimedia in India. I am going to be exploring
> opportunities and evaluating options that are closer to my career
> aspirations and my personal circumstances. I will be working through
> to ensure that there is a smooth transition - and this is likely to
> take 2-3 months. I am writing now because I felt it appropriate and
> opportune to inform you as early as possible.
> I want to start off by thanking the Wikimedia community and movement
> for giving me this extraordinary opportunity. Working on something
> like India Program has been something that has been professionally
> enriching and personally fulfilling. Over the past 1 1/2 years, I have
> been supported by so many of you - and I want to thank you for
> everything you have done! The passion and intellectual firepower of
> our community has been my constant source of drive and guidance.
> There are so many examples of powerful stories from all over the
> country: the incredible efforts put in by the IEP Campus Ambassadors
> in Pune; the army of volunteers that drove the outreach push across
> the country in the first few months of this year; the beautiful
> stories of fantastic community initiatives from far and wide across
> the country and sub-continent, and indeed the world; the remarkable
> stories from so many communities - large, small and tiny ones!
> I want to thank the team that I have had the pleasure and privilege of
> working with - Nitika, Noopur, Shiju & Subha. You guys have been
> wonderful. The work that we are doing is experimental and we have
> been innovating every day, and I know the circumstances have not
> always been easy. Take strength and inspiration from the large number
> of community members who have been touched by you and appreciate your
> efforts and value your work.
> I will send an actual "over and out" message later. In the meantime,
> I will continue to work on everything that needs working on.
> Happy Editing!
> Warmest Regards,
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