We make knowledge free and accessible

We are the chapter recognized by the Wikimedia Foundation in Spain: a non-profit association that promotes free knowledge and Wikimedia projects, Wikipedia being the best known. We were established in 2011 and have spent all these years working to improve accessibility, use and participation in the free encyclopedia and its sister projects, both socially and institutionally.

Board

Elected in March 2018 in general assembly

Santiago Navarro

president

Editor of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects since 2006. He has contributed more than 130,000 editions, created more than 1,300 articles and uploaded more than 6,000 files. He has been the administrator of Spanish Wikipedia since 2008 and a founding partner of Wikimedia Spain.

Florencia Claes

vice president

Her first Wikipedia article was about a German film director, and she wrote it for an extra point in a career subject. Since 2009 she has not stopped. Her greatest contribution to Wikipedia is not her articles, but explaining to others how the project works and why it is important to be a wikimedian.

Elena Sanz

secretary

She is fascinated by the disinterested involvement of so many people around the world who contribute their time and knowledge to the Wikimedia movement with profiles of the most diverse. She has been on the Board of Directors since 2016. She is especially in charge of managing the association.

 

Pedro Pacheco

TREASURER

After winning the Spanish edition of Wiki Loves Monuments in 2014, he was encouraged to partner. Having accounting knowledge led him to the Board of Directors. He brings his photos to the movement, in addition to the association’s fiscal and accounting management. Actively participate in the association’s strategy and relationships.

Miguel Ángel García

vocal

He has collaborated on Wikipedia since 2006. He has experienced the importance and need of Wikimedia projects as a tool for the dissemination of knowledge since his adolescence. He was one of the founding partners of Wikimedia Spain and has held various positions on the Board of Directors.

María Bolado

vocal

She tries to bring her students closer to free software and its philosophy. These concerns led her to become involved in the Wikimedia movement and in the defense of free knowledge. She has a keen interest in photography and enthusiastically contributes to the Wikimedia Commons. She is a member of the Board of Directors since 2018.

José Emilio Mori

vocal

He is engaged in technical work and helping those who are participating for the first time in the Wikimedia community. Admin at Spanish Wikipedia since 2010. He helped drive the creation of Wikimedia Spain, of which he is a founding partner and where he is responsible for organizational and technical issues.

Jorge Sierra

vocal

Member of the Wikipedia community since 2006, he has the positions of librarian, bureaucrat and supervisor at Spanish Wikipedia, as well as OTRS at Wikimedia Commons. He was chosen as the first president of Wikimedia Spain and has represented the association in numerous cultural events and educational days.

Team

Salaried staff in the association

Rubén Ojeda

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Since 2016 he has carried out planning and coordination tasks for the different activities and projects of Wikimedia Spain. It establishes relationships with groups and cultural and educational institutions and supports associates and volunteers, with the aim of supporting the development and dissemination of free knowledge.

Virginia Díez

communications & public policy

Communicator, activist and cultural mediator. She started working for the association in 2017 as director of communications. She helps others to understand why free culture and knowledge are important, how we can protect them and why building a diverse community translates into more and better access to knowledge.

Our programs

Content

Diversification and improvement of content on Wikimedia

Community

Outreach and support to the Wikimedia community

Public policy

Advocacy and promotion of free knowledge

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