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Mumbai Meetup[edit]

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The Wikipedia Mumbai meetup is a monthly get-together of Wikipedians (contributors and users) and General Public to meet up, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate for Wikipedia and Wikimedia.

This meetup is being organised on the special request of Barry Newstead, Chief Global Development Officer, Wikimedia Foundation. As he will be attending the meetup to announce the appointment of Hisham Mundol as a consultant to the Wikimedia Foundation to support Wikimedia in the program initiatives in India. He is looking forward to seeing those of Wikipedians / Wikimedians who are available on 23rd Feb. '11 and to introducing them to Hisham.

Pre-Meeting discussions can be on the talk page please.

Date and Venue[edit]

Date: : Wednesday, 23-February-2011 7 PM IST

Venue: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Blue Heaven ( At upstairs level inside cafe), Linking Road, Opposite Shell Petrol Pump, Bandra West, Mumbai-400050.

Helpline: 9869478444 (Kundan Amitabh) / 8976253586 (Pradeep Mohandas)

Intended Audience[edit]

Anyone interested in Wikipedia (user, contributor or curious about it). Wikipedians from any part of India or the world and anyone who is interested in Wikipedia! Meetup is open to members of all Wikimedia projects and Wikipedians from all languages. All are welcome, and we are especially interested in seeing newcomers to join the experienced Wikipedians/Wikimedians. If you are interested in coming, please add your name below.

Getting there[edit]

  • The Venue is at walking distance from Bandra station (West).
  • Buses / Trains are easily available from all corners of Mumbai & its Suburbs.
  • Google Map


  • Important Announcements / Introductions by Barry Newstead



  1. Barry Newstead, Chief Global Development Officer, Wikimedia Foundation
  2. Bishakha Datta ( User:Bishdatta) , Board of Trustees, Wikimedia Foundation
  3. Hisham Mundol, WMF Consultant for National Programs, India.
  4. Kundan Amitabh (User:Angpradesh)(talk)
  5. Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते
  6. Pradeep Mohandas (talk) 12:02, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
  7. Nagarjuna Nagarjunag (talk) 10:26, 18 February 2011 (UTC)
  8. Rekha Sankhala,Consultant,Digital Bridge Foundation
  9. User : RadhatanayaKn
  10. Vickram Crishna, Asia Coordinator, Privacy International in Asia

Interested but not sure[edit]

  1. User:Rohini (I'll possibly be at work.)
  2. User:Mokshjuneja
  3. Srikeit

Virtual Presence[edit]

If you are residing at far places outside Mumbai and you wish to join us then you may make your virtual presence at meet up through skype : Connect on Skype with kundan.amitabh

Announcements/Event Notices[edit]

Please list external links announcing the meet-up here.

Post-meetup summary/Blogs/News[edit]

Please list post meeting coverages here.


Tweet with #WPMMU8 twitter hashtag!/search/wpmmu8

Media coverage[edit]

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