Wikimedia tech swag program

Wikimedia Foundation's Technical Engagement team runs a swag program, that rewards technical contributors for their active participation in outreach programs, events, and software projects by giving swags. It was first launched in 2022 in collaboration with the Fundraising Operations team.

2022 available swag items

Overview edit

This is a small token of appreciation for the countless efforts of our technical contributors towards building a thriving community!

2022 Swag candidates edit

In the second year of its operation, the swag program considers 90 individuals with significant contributions as developers, mentors, and organizers in 2022 for each of the following areas.

  • Google Summer of Code - All interns, mentors, and organization administrators (details).
  • Outreachy - All interns, mentors, and organization administrators from the summer and winter rounds.
  • Small wiki toolkits - All mentors of workshops conducted for small language wiki communities (details).
  • Gerrit code contributions - Top 30 active contributors in Gerrit (15 each for patch authors and reviewers).
  • Wikimedia Hackathon - Organizers of the hackathon (details).
  • Coolest tool award - selection committee (details).
  • Wikimedia VPS and Toolforge volunteer administrators - Active technical volunteer administrators with "root" rights in Toolforge and/or Wikimedia Cloud Services (details)

All swag candidates will receive a Wikimedia tech t-shirt, water bottle, and notecard.

How to order edit

All swag candidates will receive a store portal link and a coupon code via email. Here are the steps in the user journey to use the portal.

Step 1: Enter code edit

1. Enter code screen

Visit the store link and enter your coupon code to access the portal.

Step 2: Select size edit

2. Select size screen

Once you enter the code, select your t-shirt size and click "Continue" to proceed with your order.

Step 3: Shipping info edit

3. Shipping info screen

You will enter your shipping address and email address in this final step, then review your order summary.

If all looks good, you can hit "submit," and your order will be complete! You will then receive an order confirmation email for your records.

Contact edit

If you have any questions about the swag program or have suggestions around which areas to cover, please reach out to Srishti Sethi (ssethi