In the wake of the Arab Spring, Emna was startled by the lack of information available about the history of her home country, Tunisia. She saw an opportunity to close the content gap with Wikipedia. Since then, there is not much Emna has not done in the Wikimedia movement. The 2019 Wikimedian of the Year organizes workshops; recruits new volunteers; and edits articles on women, African people and culture, and human rights topics. Learn more about Emna’s story.


“Wikipedia is for everyone to read and edit. Many people use it as an informative website. If they spot a mistake while reading it, I hope they edit it instead of ignoring it.”

– Emna Mizouni

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