Anusha Alikhan

Senior Director of Communications • The Wikimedia Foundation
Last edited June 28, 2021

Anusha Alikhan is senior director of communications at the Wikimedia Foundation, the global nonprofit that operates Wikipedia. She is a strategic communications professional with a diverse background in the nonprofit sector, as well as journalism and law. Prior to joining the Wikimedia Foundation, she was communications director for Knight Foundation, a leading funder of journalism and media innovation. She previously served as a communications officer with the United Nations in New York. Before embarking on a professional career in communications, Anusha practiced employment and human rights law in her hometown of Toronto, Canada. Anusha serves on the board of The Communications Network, First Draft News and Awesome Foundation Miami and is a member of the Communications Network working group for diversity, equity and inclusion.

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