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Thursday, May 9 • 12:45pm - 1:10pm
The State of Open in Africa: Are We Doing Enough?

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In recent years, the Open community have been looking towards ways to increase participation from developing countries, including African countries. However, in all of these, have we been ignoring the very basic thing that needs to be done? Is there enough focus on improving the awareness of the Open culture in Africa? How many Africans actually know about the existence of this amazing movement? How many Africans have even heard of it?

Session notes:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1a66JUI64wr85014qL2touTfNdbySEJCWv3fRSDtbkmQ/edit

Speakers
avatar for Sam Oyeyele

Sam Oyeyele

Wikimedia Nigeria | The AfroCine Project
With a background in Engineering; I have been a Wikipedian since 2011. I am a founder-member of Wikimedia User Group Nigeria (WUGN), and since its inception, I have served as the Outreach Coordinator for the group. I have helped to organize several editing workshops, edit-a-thons... Read More →


Thursday May 9, 2019 12:45pm - 1:10pm
New Delhi Room, 4th Floor, Museu do Oriente Av. Brasília 352, 1350-279 Lisboa, Portugal

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