Felix Nartey

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Felix Nartey
Ein sex anaa gendermale Edit
Country wey e be citizenGhana Edit
Name in native languageFelix Nartey Edit
Given nameFelix Edit
Family nameNartey Edit
Place dem born amTema Edit
SiblingDj Aroma Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signEnglish, Ga, Twi, Ghanaian Pidgin English Edit
Occupationentrepreneur, banker Edit
Position dem holdcommunity association manager, organizational founder, director Edit
Educate forCentral University College, Hochschule Anhalt, Pope John Senior High School den Minor Seminary Edit
ResidenceTema Edit
Participant inGLAMWiki Conference 2018 Edit
Award dem receiveWikimedian of the Year Edit
Email addressmailto:fnartey@wikimedia.org Edit
Skype usernameFlixtey Edit

Felix Nartey be Ghanaian social entrepreneur den open advocate. Dem name am de Wikimedian of de Year for August 2017 insyd by Wikipedia dema co-founder Jimmy Wales for Wikimania.[1][2] He be de chapter lead den Co-founder of Creative Commons Ghana wey he san be co-founder of Open Foundation West Africa.[3][4][5]

Ein early life[edit | edit source]

Dem born Felix for Tema for Ghana insyd.[6] He graduate from Pope John Secondary School for 2008 insyd, Central University plus B.Sc. for Banking den Finance for 2013 insyd, wey he san plete ein M.B.A for de Anhalt University of Applied Sciences.[2] As he dey study for Central University, dem appoint am as Google Student Ambassador, position wey surge ein interest for technology insyd.[2][7]

Ein career[edit | edit source]

Nartey job as banker after ein first degree, wey na he be avid volunteer for oda capacities insyd.[6] He serve as de community manager give Wikimedia Ghana.[8][9][10] Later nu he co-found Open Foundation West Africa, non-profit organization wey ein goal be say e go encourage de creation of content under open licenses.[2][11][12][13]

As of August 2017, Nartey work as consultant for de capacity of Global Coordinator give de Wikipedia Library for de Wikimedia Foundation.[14] Nartey go on go job for different capacities insyd for de Wikimedia Foundation, wey currently nu he dey occupy de position of Senior Program Officer.[15]

He san so serve for different capacities for boards top den as advisor. He serve for more dan 5 years as board chair give Open Foundation West Africa, currently he dey serve as advisory board member give Kiwix den advisory committee member give Open Access Week.[16][17][18]

Ein contributions for de Open Movement[edit | edit source]

Nartey join de Wikimedia movement for 2012 insyd.[1] He dey add content about ein home country, Ghana, wey he dey lead chaw initiatives so say e go promote de importance make dem edit Wikipedia, wey dey include GLAM activities, de Wikipedia Education Program, activities wey dey target bridging de gender gap, den de Wikipedia Library.[8][19]

Na he be member for de Drafting Committee give de Wikimedia Movement Strategy, member for de Advisory Group give de transition for de Creative Commons Global Network Strategy den member for de interim Global Network Council give Creative Commons.[20][21][22] Na he san so be member for de core team for de Firefox Africa Group.[6]

For ein Wikipedian of de Year dedication, Wales mention say Nartey play leading role for de organization for de 2nd Wiki Indaba conference 2017 for Accra insyd, wey he san so be critical for building up de local communities for Africa insyd.[23]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Elsharbaty, Samir (2017-08-16). "Felix Nartey named Wikimedian of the Year for 2017". Wikimedia Blog. Wikimedia Foundation. Retrieved 2017-08-18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Sanchez, Cristina (2017-09-23). "El wikipedista del año que dejó su trabajo para poner África en el mapa de internet. Noticias de Tecnología". El Confidencial (insyd Spanish). Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  3. "Chapters". CC Global Network. 2018-06-09. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  4. "What image is Ghana's copyright law projecting?". MisBeeeWrites. 2018-08-16. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  5. "OFWA - Team". openfoundationwestafrica.org. Archived from the original on 2018-09-02. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Wiki Loves Women Team". Wiki Loves Women. Retrieved 2017-08-21.
  7. "about us". googleclubcuc.blogspot.se. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Mizrahi, Ruby; Elsharbaty, Samir; Kozlowski, Tomasz (2017-01-11). "Writing Ghana into Wikipedia: Felix Nartey". Wikimedia Blog. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  9. Akpah, Prince (2016-03-04). "Ghana Celebrates 15 Years Of Wikipedia". News of the South. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  10. Gargantini, Gabriele (2016-07-03). "Esino Lario ha fatto "Modifica"". Il Post (insyd Italian). Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  11. "WikiFundi launched to help editors contribute to Wikipedia offline". WikiFundi. 2017-02-03. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  12. Esson, Theresah (2017-04-19). "PRAAD receives support to digitise archival information". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
  13. "Open Foundation West Africa Holds First Creative Commons Salon in Ghana". OFWA. 2017-01-21. Archived from the original on 2017-02-05. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  14. "Felix Nartey named Wikimedian of the Year 2017". Classic Ghana. 2017-08-29. Archived from the original on 20 December 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  15. "Felix Nartey". Wikimedia Foundation. 2021-03-08. Retrieved 2021-12-30.
  16. "The Team". Kiwix. Retrieved 2021-12-30.
  17. Asankomah, Tony (2020-08-08). "NFA Signs Agreement To Kickstart 'WikiProject'". GhMovieFreak. Retrieved 2021-12-30.
  18. Shockey, Nick (25 May 2018). "Open Access Week Advisory Committee". www.openaccessweek.org. Retrieved 30 December 2021.
  19. Gyesi, Zadok K. "Project created to publish information on Ghanaian women". Graphic Online. Retrieved 2019-01-16.
  20. global-network-strategy: Action plan to design a model of collaboration for the future of the CC Network, Creative Commons, 2016-11-29, retrieved 2017-11-25
  21. "Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/People/Drafting Group - Meta". meta.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  22. "creativecommons/global-network-strategy". GitHub. Retrieved 2018-09-01.
  23. Wikimania 2017 Closing Ceremony. YouTube. 2017-08-13.