User:Michelle Boon

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Michelle Boon
Michelle Boon
Event organiser & Community Support, Wikimedia Nederland
"I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge. ." - Neil deGrasse Tyson

About me

Since April 1st I work at Wikimedia Netherlands in Utrecht as an event organizer and in August 2017 I became community supporter. Before I joined Wikimedia Nederland, I was a volunteering with organizing events regarding the gendergap in the scientific community.

I have a bachelor degree in museology during which I gained experience as a conservator working in museums.In 2017 I obtained my master: History and Philosophy of Science and the Humanities. Here I focus on how knowledge flows through a society and specialize in the history of emergency medicine.

My work

As an event organiser take care of the logistics of the events of Wikimedia Nederland. One of the things I do is to find the right volunteer for the right job. As a community supporter I support the Wikimedians with their projects. So one of the perks of my job is I get to know the dutch Wikimedian community. Here I meet wonderful people from all walks of life. Their reasons to put in their precious spare time are inspringing.

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