Will Kent

As Wikidata Program Manager, Will leads online courses that teach participants all about Wikidata skills, community norms, and best practices. He helps facilitate connections between new editors, the Wikidata community, and new projects that use Wikidata, the Wikidata Query Service, and Wikibase.

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, managing social media, helping run a writing non-profit, and being a librarian.

Will spends his free time scurrying around the bay area on his bicycle, exploring neighborhoods, going to shows, cooking, and bridging the gap between real life and the internet.