Press releases/2014

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Wikimedia Foundation launches year-end contribution campaign
2 December 2014 Wikipedia appeals to readers to support the world’s largest free knowledge resource
First-ever Wikipedia Monument unveiled in Poland
22 October 2014 Monument in Slubice, Poland honours free knowledge and human potential
The Wikimedia Foundation and Kyivstar partner to offer free access to Wikipedia
14 October 2014 Wikipedia Zero brings free mobile access to Wikipedia to more than 25 million Ukrainians
The Wikimedia Foundation hires Damon Sicore as Vice President of Engineering
29 September 2014 New role strengthens Foundation’s commitment to excellence in engineering
Wikimedia Commons celebrates its 10th anniversary
5 September 2014 22 million+ images make Wikimedia Commons world’s largest freely licensed educational media repository.
Wikipedia Summit “Wikimania” comes to London - Largest ever gathering
1 July 2014 Featured speakers include Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, and new Wikimedia Foundation Chief Executive Lila Tretikov; Thousands of Wikimedia volunteers; Leaders in Technology, Culture and Society. From August 8th to 10th at the Barbican Centre; Tickets go on sale today.
Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia
29 May 2014 Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced a strategic partnership with the Wikimedia Foundation to offer their consumers across the country access to Wikipedia through their mobile phones free of data charges.
Wikimedia Foundation names Lila Tretikov as its new Executive Director
1 May 2014 The Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation today announced the appointment of the Foundation's new Executive Director, Lila Tretikov.
A statement on Wikimedia Foundation’s fundraising delivered to the National Police Board of Finland
3 March 2014 The Wikimedia Foundation recently submitted a statement to Finnish authorities regarding a fundraising message published on Wikipedia.
Frank Schulenburg named first executive director of new Wiki Education Foundation
12 February 2014 The Wiki Education Foundation, a new nonprofit organization that supports the Wikipedia Education Program in the United States and Canada, has named Frank Schulenburg as its inaugural executive director. Schulenburg, formerly senior director of programs at the Wikimedia Foundation, will begin his new role February 18, 2014.