Press releases/2016

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Wikimedia Foundation 2016 contribution campaign: support free knowledge with a gift to Wikipedia
29 November 2016 Non-profit asks readers to help sustain Wikipedia and its sister projects
Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Victoria Coleman as Chief Technology Officer
2 November 2016 Victoria brings more than 20 years of experience leading development and strategy for complex technologies at scale
Wikimedia Foundation announces Katherine Maher as Executive Director
24 June 2016 Katherine is an expert on the intersection of technology, human rights, democracy, and international development
Wikimedia Foundation announces new Board trustees and leadership at Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Italy
23 June 2016 Christophe Henner and Nataliia Tymkiv bring deep non-profit governance experience
Katherine Maher appointed as interim executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation
17 March 2016
Wikipedia celebrates 15 years of free knowledge
14 January 2016 Community celebrates Wikipedia and sister projects with nearly 150 events on six continents; Wikimedia Foundation announces endowment to sustain Wikipedia for the future
Wikimedia Foundation to explore new ways to search and discover reliable, relevant, free information with $250,000 from Knight Foundation
6 January 2016 Funds support research and testing to improve how people find information on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects
Kelly Battles and Arnnon Geshuri join Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees
5 January 2016 New Trustees bring deep financial, operational, and organizational development expertise to Wikimedia’s free knowledge mission