Speaker Profile

Gayle Karen Young

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Chief Talent and Culture Officer
Wikimedia Foundation

Gayle Karen Young is a culture-builder and a catalyst for human development. Currently serving as Chief Culture and Talent Officer at the Wikimedia Foundation, Gayle comes from a rich organizational consulting background with corporate and nonprofit clients. Born in the Philippines to Chinese parents and raised in the United States, she has a multicultural perspective, an adventurous spirit, and a deep commitment to expanding human freedom. Gayle works to create dynamic organizational cultures in which people can thrive and thus make greater contributions. She is particularly interested in the intersection of technology and human rights. She is also the current board president of Spark, a global leader in millennial philanthropic engagement around women's human rights issues.


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