Katherine Maher, the chief executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, speaks Thursday at Darien Library about how a community of volunteers from around the globe built — and operates — one of the world’s most popular websites.
Maher will speak Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room.
Roughly a billion people visit Wikipedia every month, seeking knowledge in nearly 300 languages.
The Wikimedia Foundation operates Wikipedia and Wikimedia’s other free knowledge projects and offers support to a global community of 80,000 volunteers and 100 affiliate organizations around the world.
About Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is the non-profit organization behind Wikipedia, one of the world’s most beloved websites. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
Interested in how you can contribute to the world’s knowledge? Join us for an Edit-A-Thon Saturday, March 11th!