Gayle Karen Young

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Gayle Karen Young
Chief Talent and Culture Officer, Wikimedia Foundation
"What I love about working at the Foundation is that it's my job to support really smart, quirky, interesting people who are passionate about our mission. Plus, Sue introduced me to the staff as the new ship's counselor of the USS Wikimedia."
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About me

From my bio:

Gayle Karen Young is a culture-builder and a catalyst for human development. Currently serving as Chief Culture and Talent Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation, Gayle has a rich organizational consulting background with corporate and nonprofit clients. Her skills include leadership development, change management, instructional design, strategic communications, team building, and personal and organizational transformation. She is also an advocate for global women’s issues with a keen interest in the intersection of technology and human rights. Born in the Philippines to Chinese parents and raised in the U.S., Gayle has a multicultural perspective, an adventurous spirit, and a deep commitment to expanding human freedom.

Full bio is at <http://www.linkedin.com/in/gaylekaren>. More information about me can be found at w:en:User:Gyoung.

My work

In the role of Chief Talent and Culture Officer for the Wikimedia Foundation, my job is to support the building of a healthy organization that can support our mission and vision. I'm accountable for recruiting and hiring, onboarding new employees, contractor relationships, leadership development, organization development, compensation and benefits, and other human resource services.
Disclaimer: Although I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, contributions under this account do not necessarily represent the actions or views of the Foundation unless expressly stated otherwise. For example, edits to articles or uploads of other media are done in my individual, personal capacity unless otherwise stated.

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