User:AAlikhan (WMF)

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Anusha Alikhan
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Anusha Alikhan
Chief Communications Officer, Wikimedia Foundation

About me

I joined Wikimedia Foundation in July 2019. I have a diverse background in the nonprofit sector, as well as journalism and law. I was previously the communications director at Knight Foundation, working to promote more informed and engaged communities. Before that, I served as a communications officer with the United Nations contributing to global peacekeeping initiatives, as well as a communications consultant with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). I formerly practiced employment law in my hometown of Toronto, Canada. I have a Master's in journalism from New York University and a law degree from Queen's University in Ontario. Miami is my home. I serve on the board of trustees for the Communications Network and Awesome Foundation Miami, and on the Communications Network diversity, equity and inclusion working group.

My work

I work with the communications team to expand Wikimedia's reach and influence, and promote free knowledge everywhere.

Disclaimer: I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I try to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

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• Twitter: @AnushaA100