Wikimedia Community Fellows: applications open

The Wikimedia Foundation’s paid 12 month Community Fellowship positions are open for application until January 15. This time the proposals are encouraged to focus on improving editor retention and increasing participation across Wikimedia Projects, a perfect focus for people interested in increasing women’s participation.

Open Call for 2012 Fellowship Applicants!

  • Do you want to help attract and deepen engagement with more new contributors?
  • Do you want to improve retention of our existing editors?
  • Do you want to strengthen our community by diversifying its base and increasing the overall number of excellent participants around the world?

WMF is currently seeking Community Fellows and project ideas for the Community Fellowship Program focused on the theme of boosting participation and editor retention. If interested, please submit a project idea or apply to be a fellow by January 15, 2012.

If you are proposing a project to do with increasing women’s participation in Wikimedia projects, the Ada Initiative would be happy to discuss your proposal with you! Contact us at