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Helaine Blumenthal

Senior Program Manager, Wikipedia Student Program

As Senior Program Manager, Wikipedia Student Program, Helaine develops relationships with instructors to deepen our support for program activities. Helaine is responsible for mentoring the instructors who teach Wikipedia classroom assignments. She ensures that instructors are well-supported throughout their Wikipedia assignment and helps them navigate Wiki Education's robust set of resources. Helaine has a Ph.D. in history and brings extensive experience in higher education and academia to Wiki Education. She has a passion for languages and sci-fi and fantasy novels and is an avid chef with “strong” feelings about food. True to her New York roots, she's determined that her daughters, Nina and Maxine, can spot a good bagel from a mile away.