|Angela Beesley Starling|
Angela Beesley in November 2005
3 August 1977|
Norwich, Norfolk, England
|Alma mater||Aston University|
|Occupation||Vice-President of Community Relations|
|Known for||Co-founder of Wikia; chair of the advisory board and former member of the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation.|
|Spouse(s)||Tim Starling (2008 – present)|
In October 2004, Beesley founded a for-profit Wiki hosting service with Jimmy Wales called Wikia. She also sits on the advisory board of the media archive Ourmedia. Since February 21, 2006, she has been a member of the Communications Committee of the Wikimedia Foundation. She chairs the Foundation's Advisory Board. She contributed a chapter to the book Wikis: Tools for Information Work and Collaboration.
Beesley grew up in Maidstone and Colchester and has a degree in psychology. Before joining the board of the Wikimedia Foundation, she had worked at the Aston Dyslexia and Developmental Assessment Centre and the National Foundation for Educational Research, based in Berkshire.
On November 23, 2008, she married MediaWiki developer Tim Starling, and now lives in Sydney.
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