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Information, Innovation, and Promoting the Common Good: A Conversation with Katherine Maher, CEO and Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

 
FEATURING

  • Katherine Maher, CEO and Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation

MODERATOR

  • Michael Pisa, Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development

INTRODUCTION

  • Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

ABOUT THE EVENT

How can we continue to improve access to information while addressing the “epistemic emergency” raised by the spread of disinformation? Katherine Maher, CEO and Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, and CGD Policy Fellow Michael Pisa will explore this question and Wikimedia’s evolving role in the information ecosystem. The conversation will focus on how Wikimedia has supported equitable access to information across the globe, as well as lessons from its success for other online platforms.

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Director of Technology and Development and Senior Fellow
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Policy Fellow