Mark Your Calendars: Wiki Student Summit Returns 2024!

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In 2023, Dodoma, Tanzania’s capital city, was the venue for the Wiki Student Summit 2023, drawing participants from varied backgrounds, including students, educators, and visionaries. Against the backdrop of Dodoma’s cultural diversity, attendees actively participated in intellectual discussions and explorations. The event facilitated the sharing of diverse narratives, enhancing insights into editors’ experience. Through debates and discussions, attendees forged connections, promoting mutual understanding and empathy across Wikimedia platforms.

As time moves forward, we extend another invitation to participate in shaping the future alongside us. Our commitment made in 2023 indicates ongoing progress and growth. With the onset of a new era, we are ready to delve deeper into exploration and expand our aspirations. To individuals seeking knowledge and connection, we extend our friendship and assistance. The journey persists, driven by our collective goals. Are you willing to join us on this journey together?

2024 Edition

Get ready to join us in a transformative journey of breaking borders and barriers to progress, as the Wiki Student Summit returns in July 2024 in Arusha, Tanzania. We welcome participants from both Tanzania and internationally, the event promises an unforgettable gathering of intellect, creativity, and ambition in the culturally rich tourism city.

Set against the backdrop of Arusha’s stunning natural landscapes and its status as a bustling tourist destination, the Wiki Student Summit is poised to be a celebration of diversity, dialogue, and discovery. Bringing together scholars, educators, and thought leaders, the event offers an opportunity for exploration, learning, and collaboration. As the summit unfolds in Arusha, it symbolizes a call to action for innovation and progress, highlighting the transformative potential of collective effort. Get ready to be inspired, challenged, and empowered as we unite in pursuit of a brighter, more inclusive future.

As each day passes, there’s a growing sense of anticipation for the upcoming Wiki Student Summit. Acknowledging the importance of clarity and preparedness, we assure you that all details, including dates and venue, will be revealed in due course. Our dedication to transparency ensures that participants will have access to all necessary information, empowering them to plan confidently and enthusiastically for the event.

Be assured, dear friends, that as time progresses, details such as dates and venue for our upcoming event will be disclosed. This will enable you to plan your participation meticulously, envisioning the experiences and connections that await.

Event Theme

Let’s explore the core of our gathering: the theme. “Beyond Borders: Collaborating for Positive Impact” goes beyond words, embodying a significant philosophy and a call to action for transformative change. In a world marked by division, the theme offers hope, pointing towards a future characterized by cooperation, empathy, and mutual respect. It urges us to bridge divides, embrace diversity, and leverage collaboration to build a world of harmony and progress.

Exploring the significance of our theme, “Beyond Borders: Collaborating for Positive Impact” reveals its alignment with the Wikimedia Foundation’s 2030 strategy. This strategic plan aims to make human knowledge universally accessible, transcending geographical, linguistic, and cultural barriers. It emphasizes the value of diversity and the need to create an environment where individuals can listen, learn, and collaborate across various divides. By embracing this approach, we unleash the transformative power of unity, advancing towards a future characterized by cooperation and mutual understanding, fostering an enlightened and inclusive society.

Scholarships and Program Submissions

We are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships from 05th April to 20th May, 2024, offering an important opportunity to aspiring scholars. Stay tuned for updates in our meta page, as we will provide the link to apply for these scholarships. Guided by the belief that knowledge should be accessible to all, regardless of financial constraints, we are committed to enabling every passionate individual to participate in this enriching experience.

We eagerly await program submissions from those passionate about creativity and influencing the summit’s narrative, open from 30th April to 15 June 2024 (submit your session via this link). This is your chance to contribute to the diverse range of ideas, themes, and dialogues that will shape our event. Look out for the link to submit your proposals and let your imagination explore the many possibilities ahead.

Let’s Make History Together

Join us to celebrate the wealth of knowledge available and commit to using it for positive change. It’s a call to action to build connections, foster understanding, and envision a world where education is a universal right. Let’s work together to create a society where every voice is valued, diversity is embraced, and the pursuit of knowledge promotes unity, empathy, and progress.

We sincerely invite you to attend the Wiki Student Summit 2024, regardless of your background or level of expertise. Save the date and spread the word, as this event offers a transformative experience towards a more inclusive future. Let’s collaborate on this journey together, where every voice and idea matters in shaping tomorrow’s landscape.

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