In a unanimous vote, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees selected Katherine Maher to lead the organization dedicated to spreading the sum of all knowledge.... Read more

  1. Jimmy Wales names Emily Temple-Wood and Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as Wikipedians of the Year

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    Being awarded for the sixth time, this is the first time two Wikipedians have received the honor together.... Read more

  2. Community celebrates birthday of Odia Wikipedia and Odia Wiktionary

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    With the Odia Wikipedia and its sister projects, a handful of dedicated volunteer editors are taking the Odia language to the world outside.... Read more

  3. Wikimedians gather in Italian alpine town Esino Lario for 12th Wikimania

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    Each year, members of the Wikimedia community convene in one location to share experiences, learn from each other, and discuss the most critical issues of the movement. Wikimania 2016 will draw over a thousand attendees from more than 60 nations to Esino Lario, which has a year-round population of less than 800, from June 24-26.... Read more

  4. Victory in France: Court rules in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation

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    The Paris Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Wikimedia Foundation in a right of response suit, defending the Foundation’s status as a hosting provider. ... Read more

  5. Individual Engagement Grants program will fund eight community-led projects

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    Selected from a field of 28 applicants, the 8 focus on tools and online community organizing.... Read more

  6. Seeing great potential in the Sindhi Wikipedia: Mehtab Ahmed

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    Mehtab Ahmed believes in using Wikipedia to educate masses in their native language.... Read more

  7. Providing timely, relevant information on Wikipedia mobile apps

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    The mobile apps team at the Wikimedia Foundation is introducing and looking for input on a new prototype for the iOS app to help Wikipedia readers find and access relevant, timely information on mobile devices. ... Read more

  8. Help expand Wikipedia’s coverage of LGBT communities during Wiki Loves Pride

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    Contributing can be as simple as creating or improving LGBT-related Wikipedia articles or taking photos at local pride parades and other LGBT establishments and events.... Read more

  9. Eight Wikimedia projects in Google Summer of Code 2016

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    Eight students are working on Wikimedia projects for Google Summer of Code 2016.... Read more