Wikimedia Hackathon 2021/Participants

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📆 Schedule

✅ Projects board

👥 Participants

📗 How to participate

💬 Discussion channels

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The Code of Conduct for Wikimedia's Technical Spaces will be in effect at the Remote Hackathon, on all platforms and discussion channels. Please have a look at it and ensure you are willing and able to follow it.

Feel free to have a look at the list of participants and add yourself there! On this list, you can find other participants, discover more about their interests and projects, and contact people if you need help on a specific topic.

If you're willing to commit as a helper and support the coordination team, you can also add it in the table and pick one or several of the following roles:

  • Overview of the event/firefighter
  • Moderation/facilitation on text channels
  • Facilitation during sessions or interviewer
  • Technical support (help people with online conference tools)
  • Welcoming newcomers
  • Social blend (run social events)
Username Projects: what do you plan to work on? What are you interested in? Topics/technologies where you can help How to contact you Languages you can speak Time zone Would you like to help the coordination team, if so, in what role(s)?
Lea Lacroix (WMDE) Coordination of the event, trying new tools, formats, social events Wikidata documentation

Lexicographical data

By email:

On Telegram: @Auregann

fr, en CEST (UTC+2)
Pavithra Eswaramoorthy Coordination of the event, documentation, outreach programs Technical documentation Telegram, twitter, freenode: @pavithraes


English, Hindi, Tamil IST (UTC+5:30)
Gopa Vasanth I think I will hack more on the VideoCutTool or start a new project mostly on tools (You have Ideas? feel free to poke me) ReactJS, NodeJS, VideoCutTool, RevisionSlider English, Telugu IST (UTC+5:30)
Mohammed Sadat (WMDE) Coordination, Moderation, Social media
  • Lexicographical data
  • Wikibase
  • Email:
  • Telegram, Twitter: @masssly
dag, en, ha, tw CEST (UTC+2)
Amir Sarabadani Helping newcomers in technical work
  • MediaWiki
  • Wikibase
  • Wikimedia Infrastructure
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @AmirSarabadanii
fa, en CEST (UTC+2)
Joaquin (WMF) Coordination of the event, collaboration tools
  • Javascript
  • CSS & HTML
  • Wikimedia Cloud Services (Quarry, PAWS, Toolforge)
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @joakin
Español (es), English (en) CEST (UTC+2)
Neslihan Turan Coordination of the event, social events
  • Java, Android
  • SparQL, MediaWiki API
  • Commons
  • Email:
  • Twitter: @neslihannturan
  • Mastodon:
Turkish (tr), English (en) CEST (UTC+3)
Vigneron anything around Wikidata and/or Wikisource I can do online workshops for beginners for the Wikidata Query Service (SPARQL) or tools to edit Wikidata (QuickStatements and/or OpenRefine)
  • Talk page
  • Twitter: @belett
  • Telegram, Discord, etc.
fr, en, br CEST (UTC+2) Facilitation and documentation (notes taking)
Kizule Helping newcomers in technical work, welcoming them, technical support and etc.
  • MediaWiki
  • CSS & HTML
  • Wikimedia Cloud Services
  • Commons
  • Wikipedia
  • ... etc
Serbian and English CEST (UTC+2) Sure. Moderation and etc, there are a lot of things.
Lucas Werkmeister Wikidata or Wikimedia Commons things, anything tools related
  • Wikidata
  • Toolforge
  • Python
  • SPARQL / Wikidata queries
  • Telegram: lucaswerkmeister
  • Twitter: @LucasWerkmeistr
English (en), German (de) CEST (UTC+2)
Julius Tens Probably something with Wikidata
  • node.js
  • Wikidata
  • Twitter: @juliustens
  • Mastodon:
German (de), English (en), French (fr) CEST (UTC+2)
Majavah WMCS/Toolforge/Beta cluster infrastructure, CentralAuth WMCS/Toolforge/Beta cluster infrastructure, CentralAuth
  • Majavah on Freenode
  • Mastodon:
fi, en EEST (UTC+3)
MaxSem Rust on Toolforge
  • MediaWiki
  • PHP internals en, ru UTC+4
Tohaomg Have not decided yet what I'll be working on, but probably some JS gadget, C# bot, Lua module or Toolforge tool Lua modules and templates, C# bots, JS gadgets, SQL and sparql querries, SVG, web scraping, AutoHotKey, etc
ukwiki talk page
EEST (UTC+3) run social events
Jon Harald Søby (WMNO) Hopefully some Toolforge tool
  • Python, Javascript, Lua
  • i18n & l10n
Norwegian (nb, nn), English (en), ++ CEST (UTC+2)
Ainali Move a tool from own server to Toolforge Wikidata queries
  • Twitter: @jan_ainali
  • Mastodon:
  • Telegram: @Ainali
sv, en CEST (UTC+2)
Eran (talk) Probably tools or scripts related to Wikidata
  • MediaWiki
  • Python, JavaScript, Lua
Hebrew (he), English (en) IST (UTC+2)
GiFontenelle (or GFontenelle (WMF)) Anything related to GLAM-Wiki
  • GLAM-Wiki
  • Structured Data on Commons
  • Wikimedia Commons
  • Wikidata
  • Twitter: @giofontenelle
  • Telegram: @gifontenelle
  • Email:
Portuguese (pt), English (en) BRT (UTC -3)
John Samuel Wikidata, Structured Commons, Wikifunctions (Abstract Wikipedia)
  • Wikidata
  • Structured Commons
  • Tools
  • Talk page
  • Twitter: @jsamwrites
Malayalam (ml), English (en), French (fr), Hindi (hi) CEST (UTC + 2) Documentation