Hackathons/Handbook/Mentoring Ideas

This page is a work in progress - ideas from this project will be posted here soon: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T176853

Related chapter: Mentoring Programs

Considerations and lessons from other event organizers

Newcomer & Mentor IdentificationEdit

Consider finding a fun way to identify mentors and newcomers at your event. People can customize their name badges and indicate to other participants if they are looking for help or looking to help.

A 2017 Google Code In fish & whaleEdit

A student designed the following sticker files / designs for possible use in future mentoring programs:

Newcomers: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Hackathon_Newcomer_Proposal_with_Text.svg

Mentors: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Hackathon_Mentor_Proposal_with_Text.svg

Wikimedia Hackathon 2016 Starwars buttons:Edit

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Hackathon_2016_A436.JPG and https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Hackathon_2016_A529.JPG

Wikimedia Hackathon 2017 baby & adult dinosaurs:Edit