19 years ago Wikipedia was founded on the radical belief that knowledge belongs to all of us. It is one of the most visited websites in the world with a considerable global impact. Every month, over 1.5 billion users spend a collective 60,000 years learning on Wikipedia. Each year 6 million donors support its continuing growth. From the free encyclopedia, to free dictionaries, media repositories, databanks, travel guides, and more Wikipedia has inspired a global movement of free knowledge projects and the thousands of volunteers who make them possible.
“Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing.”– Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia
This brand project is exploring how to explain a broad, generous movement of knowledge sharing to anyone, anywhere. And we need your help!
We are building on a year of brand research, strategic planning and community consultation towards a goal shared across all of our projects and communities: By 2030, we will become the essential infrastructure of free knowledge, and anyone who shares our vision can join us.
Here’s the question for you… no matter where you live, or how you interact with our knowledge movement: