Katherine Maher

  1. Wikimedia Foundation urges Turkish authorities to restore access to Wikipedia

    On Saturday, April 29, Wikipedia was blocked in Turkey. If it remains, this block will result in millions of people in Turkey losing access to free knowledge about their country and the world around them. We believe knowledge is a fundamental human right and urge the Turkish government to remove this block.... Read more

  2. You can go anywhere on the Wikimedia projects, but where is Wikimedia going?

    Wikimedia movement begins discussion around what Wikimedia will look like in 2030.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Foundation updates non-discrimination policy to support inclusive and diverse workplace

    The Wikimedia Foundation has updated its non-discrimination policy to make our commitment to our diverse community of colleagues explicit.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Chief Talent & Culture Officer and Chargée d’Affaires (Vice President)

    Joady Lohr and Anna Stillwell, the current leaders of Wikimedia Foundation’s Talent & Culture department, will be assuming permanent senior leadership roles as Chief Talent & Culture Officer and Chargée d’Affaires (Vice President).... Read more

  5. Knowledge knows no boundaries

    The Wikimedia Foundation is headquartered in the U.S., where we have unique freedoms that are essential to supporting the Wikimedia projects. But our mission is global. We strongly urge the U.S. administration to withdraw the recent executive order restricting travel and immigration from certain nations, and closing the doors to many refugees. ... Read more

  6. Wikimedia Foundation Quarterly Report, October–December 2015

    The second fiscal quarter of 2015 saw notable successes in technology; overall, the organization met 65% of its goals.... Read more

  7. Leadership transition for the Wikimedia Foundation

    On Thursday, February 25, Lila Tretikov announced she will step down from her role as Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation.... Read more

  8. Wikipedia celebrates 15 years of free knowledge

    The Wikimedia community celebrates Wikipedia and its sister projects with nearly 150 events on six continents as the Wikimedia Foundation announces an endowment to sustain Wikipedia for the future.... Read more

  9. Kelly Battles and Arnnon Geshuri join Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

    New Trustees bring deep financial, operational, and organizational development expertise to Wikimedia’s free knowledge mission. ... Read more

  10. Wikipedia’s global impact recognized with Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award ceremony

    On Friday, October 23, Wikipedia was formally presented with the highly esteemed Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, honoring the Wikimedia movement vision of allowing everyone, everywhere to freely share in the sum of all knowledge.... Read more