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Alolita Sharma
Director of Language Engineering, Wikimedia Foundation
Alolita Sharma

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: Although I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, contributions under this account do not necessarily represent the actions or views of the Foundation unless expressly stated otherwise. For example, edits to articles or uploads of other media are done in my individual, personal capacity unless otherwise stated.

Contact me

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