Alolita Sharma
Alolita Sharma, Director of Language Engineering
Alolita Sharma
Director of Language Engineering, Wikimedia Foundation

About me

Director of Engineering for Internationalization and Localization Engineering at Wikimedia Foundation.

Avid Open Source geek and advocate.

Board Member at Open Source Initiative (, the organization that maintains the Open Source Definition and approves open source software licenses.

My work

Ping me if you want to work on building great software tools for adding language support to Wikimedia projects, MediaWiki and helping grow the Web to be multilingual using open source!

Disclaimer: I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I intend to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

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  • IRC handle: alolita
  • IRC channels: #mediawiki-i18n, #wikimedia-dev, #mediawiki on freenode