Walaa Abdel Manaem, Assistant Lecturer at Cairo University; Admin and editor on Arabic Wikipedia; Co- founder of Egypt Wikimedians User Group; Organizer of Art+Feminism contest (2018); Co-organizer of WikiAarabia Egypt (2017), WikiGap/Cairo 2018 & WikiWomen Prize for Arab World (2015-2016); Wikipedia Education Program Leader (WEP) at Cairo, Al-Azhar & Minya Universities for more than 6 years and active member of Wikipedia Education Collaborative (Collab), known now as Wikipedia & Education User Group, as one of the few program leaders who mentor other programs around the world.
- I have created a complete Arabic brochure of editing Wikipedia for our students in WEP in Egypt, based on both editor (Wikipedia Edit tools) and professor’s experience (dealing with students) to explain how to edit Wikipedia easily according to daily editing without problems.
- As a program leader for 11 consecutive terms, I gave at least 100 workshops and presentations in Egypt and outside, trained more than 700 students and volunteers, participated in organizing events and conference for the education program in Egypt from 2012 till 2018. I represented the Egyptian program in the first celebration conference in Jordan in August 2013 and WEP Hackathon in Amman, Jordan in May 2014, attended Wikimania 2014 in London, Wikimania 2015 in Mexico City, Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2017 in Stockholm and Wikimedia Conference 2018 in Berlin. I’m an active member of Egypt Wikimedians user group as well; represented Egypt Wikimedians user group in the community village at Wikimania 2015 and Wikimania 2016 to introduce Wikipedia Education Program in Egypt.
- Personal achievement: Total edits on Wikimedia projects: 64٬868. Created articles: (719); Featured articles (17); Good articles (7); Featured portals (3); Featured lists (2). Featured photos on Wikipedia (33); Featured photos on Commons (2) & good photos on Commons (39).
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