Wikimedia Foundation

  1. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Communications

    Heather Walls, the current leader of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Communications department, and Kui Kinyanjui, an executive with over 18 years of experience in journalism and global communications, will be assuming permanent senior leadership roles as Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Communications respectively.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Tony Sebro as Deputy General Counsel

    Seasoned attorney joins the Wikimedia Foundation after six years serving as General Counsel at the Software Freedom Conservancy.... Read more

  3. Building for the future of Wikimedia with a new approach to partnerships

    The Wikipedia Zero program will end in 2018 while new partnership opportunities will continue to address critical barriers to participation in free knowledge around the world... Read more

  4. Wikimedia 2030: Wikimedia’s role in shaping the future of the information commons

    As part of Wikimedia 2030, the Foundation commissioned research to inform conversations and contextualize trends that could affect Wikimedia from now until 2030. ... Read more

  5. Upload your pigeon photos to Wikimedia Commons in honor of Craig Newmark

    The founder of Craigslist is an incredibly generous supporter of free and open knowledge and the Wikimedia movement. We want to thank him, and we need your help… along with your pigeon photos.... Read more

  6. Mailbag: What is going on with Wikipedia and the monkey selfie? We love monkeys and photographers, let us tell you more…

    Answering your questions about Wikipedia, the monkey selfie, and copyright on the Wikimedia sites.... Read more

  7. Esra’a Al Shafei joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

    Bahraini human rights activist and social entrepreneur brings to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees more than a decade of experience in applying creative solutions to challenges faced by underserved and underrepresented communities.... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Toby Negrin as Chief Product Officer

    Toby Negrin has been with the Wikimedia Foundation since 2013 and brings nearly two decades of experience in research, design, analytics, and product development.... Read more

  9. Raju Narisetti joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

    Media veteran brings nearly three decades of global strategic experience in digital media and audience development to the Wikimedia Foundation Board... Read more

  10. Wikimedians pack their bags and head to Montreal for 13th annual Wikimania

    Hundreds of volunteer Wikimedians and free knowledge leaders gather in the heart of Quebec to celebrate Wikipedia, the Wikimedia projects, and the people who make them possible. As part of the opening ceremony of Wikimania 2017, representatives from the Wikimedia Foundation, Creative Commons, Mozilla, and the New Palmyra Project announced the Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship to honor Basse... Read more