Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday March 01, 2016

Wikimedia Foundation Director Has Resigned

Lila Tretikov, the head of the Wikimedia Foundation, has resigned. Tretikov said in a statement that she has tendered her resignation as executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation. Her last day will be March 31st.

It is with great respect that I have tendered, and the board has accepted, my resignation as Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation earlier this week. I am both inspired by, and proud of, the many great things we have all accomplished at the Foundation over the last two years, most significantly reversing the loss of our editorial community. I would like to thank our Board of Trustees and Advisors, our Foundation staff, as well as the many outstanding community members for their support and encouragement on this journey. I remain passionate about the value and potential of open knowledge and Wikimedia to change the world. My last day at the Foundation will be March 31, 2016.