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Florence Devouard

Marseille, France
Former chair of Wikimedia Foundation. Co-founder of Wikimedia France and WikiAfrica.
15 years of experience in project management, online communities, participatory dynamics, knowledge sharing and commons goods in information society.

* Creation and then management of international projects related to Wikipedia, Africa and Women. Such as Wiki Loves Africa, Wiki Loves Women, WikiChallenge Ecoles d'Afrique, WikiFundi, Kumusha Takes Wiki.
* Public speaking on topics related to Wikipedia, wiki software, online communities, open source governance, social media, etc.
* Expert support for community-based projects (participatory science, participatory knowledge management inside companies)
* Practical training on wikis and other collaborative tools
* WikiSkills development (citizenship, coopetition, decision-making practices in groups)
* Training and supporting private and public companies about Wikipedia

Key Words: Wikipedia, Wikis, Open Source, Social Media, Community Management, Fundraising, Non-profits, Knowledge Management, Governance, Free Licensing, Community Building, Intercultural Relations, Africa, Women