Kingswoman appointed CEO of World Wide Web Foundation

Anne Jellema

Kingswoman Anne Jellema has just been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the World Wide Web Foundation.

Anne studied at the University of Michegan and the University of Chicago before becoming a research student at King's in 1987. She studied Social Anthropology and gained an MPhil in 1990.

She went on to work for international campaign organisations. She became Global Coordinator for the Global Campaign for Education and most recently was the International Director of Policy at ActionAid International.

In her new role she will head an organisation founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 2009. Berners-Lee is the inventor of the world wide web, and he created the World Wide Web Foundation to promote the right of open web access and the use of the web to improve the lives of individuals and communities.

Anne will start her new role on 5 May.

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24 April 2012