New Wiki Education Foundation Directs Program in U.S., Canada

The Wikipedia Education Program (WEP) is creating its own non-profit, the Wiki Education Foundation, which will support the goal to have the WEP directed by volunteers. Educators in the WEP ask their students to contribute to Wikipedia as part of their coursework and educational projects are underway in more than 60 countries worldwide. The board chair of the new non-profit is is Diana Strassmann, a professor in the Practice of Humanities at Rice University, and the founding editor of the journal Feminist Economics.