Wikidata Will

Will Kent

Scholars & Scientists Program Manager

As the Scholars & Scientists Program Manager, Will runs online courses all about Wikipedia and Wikidata. The Wikipedia courses aim to address content gaps with subject specific knowledge from professors and other professionals. The Wikidata courses provide a foundation for new Wikidata community members as well as help those with projects to advance their work. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Anthropology and a masters degree from the University of Illinois in Library and Information Science. His past professional lives include working as a college access advocate and being a librarian among others. Will spends his free time scurrying around the bay area, exploring neighborhoods, cooking, and bridging the gap between real life and the internet. Please say hello if you see him.