Florence Nibart-Devouard

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Florence Devouard

Florence Devouard
Born 10 September 1968 (1968-09-10) (age 45)
Versailles, France
Occupation Consultant in Internet Communication Strategy, Chair Emeritus of the Wikimedia Foundation
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Florence Jacqueline Sylvie Devouard, was born 10 September 1968 and was the leader of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation between October 2006 and July 2008, taking over from Jimmy Wales.[1] She joined the board of the Wikimedia Foundation in June 2004 and helped start Wikimedia France in October 2004.

Nibart-Devouard was born in France, grew up in Grenoble and studied in Nancy, and later lived in Antwerp in Belgium and in Arizona in the United States. As of 2008, she lives in the village of Malintrat in France. On 9 March 2008, she was elected member of the municipal council of Malintrat.[2] On 16 May 2008, she was made a knight in the French National Order of Merit.

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