Press releases/2015

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Wikimedia Foundation to begin annual year-end contribution campaign
1 December 2015 Non-profit appeals to readers ahead of Wikipedia’s 15th anniversary
Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Boryana Dineva as Vice President of Human Resources
2 October 2015 Experienced tech executive steps into newly created role
Wikimedia Foundation announces new members, leadership for Board of Trustees at Wikimania in Mexico City
16 July 2015 Wikimedia Foundation appoints new trustees for three Board seats; Board selects new Chair and Vice Chair.
La Fundación Wikimedia anuncia la asunción de nuevos miembros y nueva conducción de su Junta Directiva
16 July 2015 Asumen tres nuevos miembros de la Junta Directiva, electos por la comunidad; la Junta Directiva elige nuevo Presidente y Vicepresidenta.
Press conference introduces annual Wikipedia conference Wikimania in Mexico City
16 July 2015 Announcements include a partnership between Wikimedia México and the National Council for Culture and the Arts of Mexico (Conaculta) and the launch of the Wikimedia Foundation’s latest Transparency Report.
Annual Wikipedia conference Wikimania comes to Mexico City
22 June 2015 Event gathers volunteers and digital rights leaders to discuss access to knowledge.
Wikipedia receives Spain's Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation
17 June 2015 Prestigious award recognizes contributions to universal human heritage.
Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Kourosh Karimkhany as VP of Strategic Partnerships
27 March 2015 New position to advance knowledge and mission through strategic collaboration.
Guy Kawasaki joins Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
24 March 2015 Author, entrepreneur to bring unique experience to the Wikimedia movement.
Wikimedia Foundation adopts Open Access Policy to support free knowledge
19 March 2015 Future research supported by the Wikimedia Foundation to be made freely available.
Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance
10 March 2015 Amnesty, Rutherford Institute, Human Rights Watch among 9 co-plaintiffs.
Wikipedia receives the Erasmus Prize for collective achievement of its community
15 January 2015 Becomes the first collaborative community to receive the honor.