10 June 2010 Barry Newstead joins as Chief Global Development Officer (CGDO), and Zack Exley joins as Chief Community Officer (CCO). The new positions fill out Wikimedia's senior team as it prepares to launch its new strategy, which calls for growing readership and new editors, particularly in the Global South.
11 May 2010 A new project designed to improve the quality of public policy-related articles on Wikipedia has been announced. It is the first time the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a project designed to systematically increase the quality of articles in a particular topic area.
11 May 2010 The Wikimedia Foundation announced the appointment of two new members to its Advisory Board, Mimi Ito and Jing Wang. Mimi Ito is a cultural anthropologist and Jing Wang is an author and professor of Chinese cultural studies.