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  1. Community digest: WikiDonne helps document the unknown histories of women; news in brief

    The Women You Have Never Met is a translation and writing biography contest that aims to improve and expand female biographies on Wikipedia, especially in the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese languages. The initiative has helped improve over 1,700 articles globally and nearly 500 articles on the Italian Wikipedia. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about Wikimania, the FD... Read more

  2. Results from the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees elections

    More than 5,000 community members helped select the three individuals who will begin their three-year terms in August.... Read more

  3. What impact can Wikimedia have in the world by 2030?

    Where is the Wikimedia movement going? What do we want to achieve together? What impact could we have in the world? To answer those questions, the Wikimedia movement launched Wikimedia 2030: a global discussion to define Wikimedia’s future role in the world.... Read more

  4. Building collaboration into annual planning: An experimental new approach

    Our annual planning was a little different this year.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Eileen Hershenov as General Counsel

    Eileen Hershenov is an experienced general counsel with nearly three decades of leadership in media, intellectual property, civil liberties, and not-for-profit law.... Read more

  6. What do you call a homepage? Incorporating indigenous knowledge into Wikipedia

    The Atikamekw Nehirowisiw Nation is working with Wikimedia Canada and other partners to create a Wikipedia of their own, a project that includes everything from writing out their culture’s history, to creating new words for concepts like “homepage,” to deciding if Wikipedia is animated (or not).... Read more

  7. You can now add automatically generated citations to millions of books on Wikipedia

    Wikipedia editors can now draw on WorldCat, the world’s largest database of books, to generate citations on Wikipedia thanks to a collaboration between OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Library program.... Read more

  8. Two ravens’ ‘song and dance routine’ wins picture of the year

    Wikimedia editors from around the world flew to Jubilee and Munin, two amusing ravens from the Tower of London, in the volunteer-run competition.... Read more

  9. Community digest: Somou Prize writing contest ends with nearly five hundred new Arabic Wikipedia articles; news in brief

    Arabic Wikipedians have been elevating their game through a new writing contest.... Read more