Education/Newsletter/April 2014/Welcome, Anna Koval!

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Anna Koval

A warm welcome to Anna Koval! Anna has joined the Wikipedia Education Program team as Global Education Program Manager. Anna is an award-winning educator, with a master's degree in education and more than a decade of classroom teaching experience, ranging from middle school through graduate school. She was a Walt Disney Teacher of the Year nominee, an American Library Association Emerging Leader, and was even featured on the cover of California Teacher magazine. Anna began work at the Wikimedia Foundation in July 2013 as a Community Advocate and supported several teams, including Grantmaking (on IEGs and gender gap work), Legal (on the new Trademark policy), and Product (on the VisualEditor roll out). Anna lives in Sonoma with her husband and two dogs, and looks forward to supporting Wikipedia Education Program activities all over the world. You can send her a welcome message at akoval﹫ or on her talk page.