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Welcoming Karla Marte to our team

This post was written by Daria Cybulska, Head of Programmes and Evaluation We are excited to introduce to everyone a new addition to the team, Karla Marte, who is joining us as our Administration and Programme Assistant. Having recently undergone a process of refocusing of our activities, we are now entering an exciting new phase where we… read more »

Thoughts after three years

Under the pressure of getting our funding application to the Wikimedia Foundation’s FDC in yesterday morning I suddenly realised it was my third anniversary of being CEO at Wikimedia UK. As my colleague Fabian sitting next to me said, we’ve done quite a lot really haven’t we! I still reminisce about that first day in 2011 when… read more »

Fabian’s thoughts on a few weeks in post

In this post, Fabian Tompsett, Wikimedian and co-ordinator of the Wikimania support team, shares his views on his his first few weeks in post It has now been a couple of weeks since I started as one of the three Wikimania support staff taken on by Wikimedia, along with Chris McKenna and John Cummings. We… read more »

Wikimedia UK welcomes new starters for Wikimania

Wikimedia UK is delighted to welcome three new staff to support the delivery of the Wikimania conference. John Cummings, Chris McKenna and Fabian Tompsett will be working with the charity until the end of August to support the volunteer conference team. All three are Wikimedians with a good understanding of the movement and the charity…. read more »

Jonathan Cardy joins Wikimedia UK as GLAM Organiser

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce that Jonathan Cardy (aka WereSpielChequers) is joining us as our GLAM Organiser – co-ordinating and expanding our Outreach work with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs). Jonathan will be starting work on 3rd April. Jonathan is already known among active Wikimedians especially in London where he is a regular… read more »

Toni Sant joins Wikimedia UK as Education Organiser

Wikimedia UK is excited to announce that Toni Sant is joining our team as our Education Organiser. Toni will be starting work during the week beginning 18 March. Toni is already known among active Wikimedians in the UK as well as globally as he has been active with Wikipedia education programmes for the past couple… read more »

Katie Chan joins Wikimedia UK as Volunteer Support Organiser

Wikimedia UK  is delighted to announce that Katie Chan is joining our team as our Volunteer Support Organiser. Katie will be starting work on 11 March and is already well known to much of our community as she is a long time Wikimedian and volunteer. Below Katie introduces herself in her own words. We’re sure… read more »

Wikimedia UK’s Communications Organiser

We’re happy to announce our fourth employee at the UK chapter – Stevie Benton. Stevie will be taking on the communications role for the charity. He has worked in non-profit communications for over eight years in a variety of disciplines, including internal communications, press, online and multimedia. He believes that education and access to information… read more »

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