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Maryana Iskander
Maryana Iskander
Chief Executive Officer, Wikimedia Foundation

About me

I be de Chief Executive Officer (CEO) give Wikimedia Foundation afta sam decade as CEO give Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, sam non-profit social enterprise wey dey focus for building African solutions so say ego tackle de global crisis of youth unemployment. I san serve as Chief Operating Officer give Planned Parenthood Federation of America, sam volunteer-led social movement.

Dem born for Cairo, Egypt, before I emigrate plus my parents go de United States. Since then, I live den study for US den Europe insyd before I settle for South Africa insyd.

My career cam get shape plus work wey dey meld people, impact, den technology wey go break down barriers den increase access give opportunity.

My work

I cam join de Wikimedia Foundation for January 2022 insyd secof de mission of dis movement inspire me say make I create de sum of all knowledge for all people. Adey believe say de mission den Wikimedia ein job neva be urgent for de world insyd.

As CEO, my role be one of leadership den support. None of we go fi tackle big things alone wey I experience firsthand wey distribute leadership models go fi achieve more than any group of people go fi do give dema body. Ago job across de movement so say we go achieve wona mission, togeda.

If you get any questions give me, my team dey monitor my talk page here periodically; you san go fi reach out plus me via email.

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.