Hello – The Africa Narrative submitted a note of introduction
several months ago which the African Wikimedian Digest kindly disseminated. I’d
be grateful if you could once again put out a notice on our behalf, this time
in support of our search for a Wikimedian-in-Residence. Thank you very much.
Africa Narrative (TAN), a non-profit that develops
singular, high impact initiatives in support of African creatives and the
African cultural and creative industries, is seeking a Wikimedian-in-Residence to
be part of an exciting Wikipedia project that TAN is spearheading. The AfroCreatives Wikiproject aims to support and mobilize creatives and
professionals from the African creative sector, as well as enthusiasts more
broadly, to contribute and enhance knowledge on Wikipedia about Africa’s
creative economy. Its inaugural effort will target the film sectors of Egypt, Nigeria, Rwanda, and
We are seeking a dynamic individual with a track record of editing
Wikipedia on Africa-related content and with a passion for African arts and
culture. The position is remote and can
be based anywhere on the continent.
Applications will be accepted through October 7th. More
information on the role and how to apply can be found here.