Outreach programs/Possible mentors

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Please also read what possible and actual mentors need to know.

The bench[edit]

Potential mentors, just for reference. If former mentors are missing, just add them.

Possible mentor Areas
Brian Wolff Particularly interested in any project where the student is a member of the relevant community the project is targeting, and the student came up with the project him/her-self to fix a problem that they are actually encountering.
Jeroen De Dauw I'm involved with both Semantic MediaWiki and Wikidata and willing to mentor interesting projects related to either. I prefer to mentor students who already have a decent background with doing development work.
Yury Katkov I'm involved in developing extensions for MediaWiki and Semantic MediaWiki plus I'm active community member focused on bringing MediaWiki closer to a 3rd party companies and developers.
Siebrand Mazeland Available for helping with the student selection process, available as a mentor if really needed. I'm not really a developer, but I have a little experience in working with them.
Yuri Astrakhan Will mentor most of the external API related work.
Tyler Romeo I'm available to mentor the E:CSS, E:UploadWizard, the XML sitemaps extension, automatic category redirects, and/or E:OEmbed*. Which one I do I'll leave up to somebody who has a better idea of which projects WMF would prefer. Depending on the time commitment involved, I may be able to mentor more than one project.
Thomas PT I'm available as co-mentor for Wikisource-related proposals. I won't be able to help in June and the begin of July but I'll be very pleased to help in August.
Yaron Koren Semantic MediaWiki, Page Forms, and related extensions.
James Forrester VisualEditor related projects.
Niklas Laxström Internationalization projects.
Santhosh Thottingal Internationalization projects.
Federico Leva willing to co-mentor Tools for mass migration of legacy translated wiki content as Meta-Wiki community liasion.
Runa Bhattarcharjee Internationalization projects.
Ariel Glenn Wikimedia offline projects.
Kelson Wikimedia offline projects (openZIM/Kiwix).
Matt Flaschen Prototyping inline comments and SASS/LESS support for ResourceLoader
Rusty Burchfield CSS extension projects.
Michael Dale Multimedia / HTML5 related projects.
Sam Reed Bugzilla-MediaWiki extension.
Katie Filbert Wikidata-related projects.
Pau Giner Internationalization projects.
Amir E. Aharoni Internationalization projects, right-to-left languages, translation, outreach.
Jan Luca Naumann MediaWiki Moodle extension
Stephan Gambke I contribute to extensions connected to Semantic MediaWiki and would mentor in that area.
Željko Filipin Browser Test Automation
Zaran willing to co-mentor the proofread page extension refactoring.
Nischay Nahata I would be available to co-mentor projects related to Extension:UploadWizard.
Micru Available to co-mentor the Book upload customization project.
Daniel Kinzler Available to mentor Wikibase-related projects, as long as they are not too heavy on JavaScript.
Sébastien Santoro I'm offering to mentor Wikimedia Commons related projects. I'm also available for a more generic project for a student who comes from another language and would like to learn PHP / improve PHP skills.
Kartik Mistry Internationalization projects, translation.
John Vandenberg especially Pywikibot, but also development practises and tools.
Tony Thomas ready to help with MediaWiki extensions, E-mails, Extension:Newsletter and PHP!
Ankita Shukla Available to co-mentor projects Implement HTML e-mail support in MediaWiki and Technology to transclude git content into wiki pages
Yann Available for Wikisource and Commons related projects.
Saper installer, updating MediaWiki, generic database support (incl. PostgreSQL), porting themes/skins, Extension:CheckUser. Also Python programming with Pywikibot. JavaScript with node. Happy to work on some obscure corner nobody else works on.
AbdealiJK especially Pywikibot.
Marielle Volz Citoid related projects.
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