Author: Tom Porter

Author: Tom Porter

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Five reasons you should donate to Wiki Education on Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, a U.S. holiday to encourage donations to worthy nonprofits. If you’re planning to make financial contributions this year, we hope you’ll consider supporting Wiki Education. Here’s why: 1. We’re dramatically improving the availability and accuracy of information available on Wikipedia. Since 2010, students in our program have added 25 million words … Continued

Getting the Word Out: Building Support in the Nation’s Capital

Recently, the Wiki Education Foundation hosted our first-ever event to raise awareness and build financial support for our work. Graciously hosted by Judith Barnett in her Washington, D.C. residence, the conversation-filled event brought together more than 30 people, including select Wiki Ed board and staff, current and prospective supporters, members of academia, and other thought … Continued

Welcome, Victoria Hinshaw!

I am delighted to introduce Victoria Hinshaw as the Wiki Education Foundation’s new Development Associate. Victoria will play an important role in our fundraising efforts by researching donor prospects and profiles. Victoria brings five years of non-profit experience to Wiki Ed, and a strong belief in making knowledge available to all. Most recently, Victoria was … Continued