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Florence Devouard

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Florence Jacqueline Sylvie Devouard, née Nibart born 10 September 1968 was the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation between October 2006 and July 2008


  • 1 Education
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Recognition
  • 4 References
    • 41 Specific
    • 42 Further reading
  • 5 External links


Devouard holds an engineering degree in agronomy from ENSAIAo and a DEA in genetics and biotechnologies from INPL


On 9 March 2008, Devouard was elected member of the municipal council of Malintrat

Devouard joined the board of Wikimedia Foundation in June 2004 as Chair of the Board of Trustees, succeeding Jimmy Wales She was a founder of Wikimedia France in October 2004 She has served on the Advisory Board of the Foundation since July 2008

Co-founder of Wikimedia France in 2004, she was vice-chair of its board as of 2011 until December 2012


On 16 May 2008, she was made a knight in the French National Order of Merit, proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as "chair of an international foundation"



  1. ^ Devouard, Florence "Small biography about Florence Devouard" Retrieved November 2, 2016 
  2. ^ Election results, French Ministry of the Interior
  3. ^ "Board of Trustees" Wikimedia Foundation 2012-02-15 Retrieved 2012-03-26 
  4. ^ "Wikipedia's initiatives in the developing world Interview with Florence Devouard" Alliance lab Retrieved February 18, 2015 
  5. ^ "Assemblée Générale de Décembre 2012 General Assembly - December 2012" Wikimédia France official website in French 2010-12-01 Retrieved 2014-06-03 
  6. ^ "Decree of May 16, 2008" in French Legifrancegouvfr Retrieved 2012-03-26 

Further reading

  • Lih, Andrew The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World's Greatest Encyclopedia Hyperion, New York City 2009 First Edition ISBN 978-1-4013-0371-6 alkaline paper

External links

  • France portal
  • Biography portal
  • Florence Devouard's Wikipedia userpage
  • Anthere Consulting website
  • Personal blog
  • Wikimedia Foundation and sustainability
  • 2005 Board candidacy presentation
  • Video-Interview on 10 February 2007 at the Lift07 conference in Geneva
  • "What the future holds for Wikipedia" Swissinfo 2008-01-25  Interview with Florence Devouard
  • 'Madame Wikipedia' runs web giant from village HQ 2007 AFP article
  • A Life in the Day: Florence Devouard 2007 Times article
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Jimmy Wales
Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation
October 21, 2006 – July 17, 2008
Succeeded by
Michael Snow

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