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Sarah R. Rodlund
Sarah R. Rodlund
Technical Writer, Wikimedia Foundation
In nature, nothing exists alone. ~ Rachel Carson

About me

I began working for the Wikimedia Foundation in April 2014. I have a BA in Organizational Communication. I also have an MFA in Creative Writing with a dual focus on Poetry and Nonfiction.

I approach technical documentation with empathy for my audiences and a desire to mentor and learn from developing technical documentarians and communicators.

My work

I currently work as a Technical Writer with the Developer Advocacy Team.

Technical documentation is an important (and often overlooked) element of the software development process. The best technical writers act as conduits for communication in their organizations. They facilitate communication between individuals and departments. They make complex technical information easier to understand. They seek to elevate and facilitate civil communication.

Technical documentation is an excellent entry point for individuals who want to learn more about technology and how to contribute to FOSS

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

  • E-mail: srodlund@wikimedia.org
  • IRC: srrodlund