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Apr 12, 2012, 2:07 PM


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

On Thursday, April 12, 2012, Siko Bouterse 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. Hell 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. Hes been
> editing English Wikipedia as The wub<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:The_wub>since 2005, hes 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. Hes 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. Hes participated twice in a program at Cambridge to
> create online teaching and learning modules on advanced materials science
> and engineering topics. Hes also worked at The Helpful Book Company,
> publishing books that teach senior citizens how to use computers.
>
> Petes 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<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Help_pages_redesign_project>.
> More info about Pete and his project are also on the WMF blog<http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/04/12/help-is-on-the-way-announcing-community-fellow-peter-coombe/>.
> Welcome, Pete!
>
Fantastic news, and a great thing to push forward. Congratulations Peter!

J.


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