Leading with Wikipedia: A brand proposal for 2030

Communications Foundation

A few months ago, people across the world were asked “What is Wikimedia?” Almost no one answered correctly. But while “Wikimedia” may not be widely recognized outside our movement, there is a clear way to use our existing brands to better bring in the billions of people who have yet to join us in our….

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How does the world see Wikimedia brands?

Communications Wikipedia

That’s what a recent global brand study sought to research as part of the Wikimedia movement’s planning towards our ambitious 2030 strategic goals. The study was led by Wolff Olins, an international brand consultancy, and directed by the Wikimedia Foundation’s Communications department. The results showed high support for Wikimedia’s mission and strong interest in contributing….

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How we’re building awareness of Wikipedia in India

Community From the archives New Readers

An interview with some of the people involved with Wikipedia in India, wondering what the future holds for the Hindi Wikipedia.

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Wikimedians of Nigeria Wiki Indaba 2017

Raising awareness for Wikipedia in Nigeria

New Readers

With an estimated 190 million residents, Nigeria is the largest country in Africa. A remarkable 60% of Nigerians are school-aged, creating one of the largest student bodies in the world. With internet access in Nigeria quickly growing, local Wikimedians are working together to raise awareness for the platform and how Nigeria’s many students can both use….

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