Deepen the conversation with Sue Gardner, Wikimedia
Ranked as one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes magazine and one of only two women running a top-10 website, Sue Gardner comes to SLQ to share her vision as Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia.
Formerly senior director of CBC.ca, the web platform of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Sue Gardner now leads the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. which operates numerous online collaborative wiki projects, and supports a community of roughly 100,000 active volunteer contributors.
Wikipedia alone contains more than 23 million volunteer-authored articles in over 280 languages, and is used by more than 476 million people every month, making it the number five most-popular website in the world.
Dubbed the Librarian to the World, and one of Huffington Post’s top 10 "media game changers of the year" in 2009, don’t miss this special opportunity to hear more about Sue Gardner’s promise to bring the sum of all human knowledge to all the people of the world.
When: Wed 13 Feb 2013, 6:00 pm - 07:30 pm
Venue: slq Auditorium 1, level 2
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