Up and Coming Wikimedian of the Year

Prize: National/international honour


"Kirsty Ross's efforts in the Wikimedia movement are geared towards helping others and bringing people together. She has trained people, had excellent ideas for events and has established the IDEA Network (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility in Open Knowledge Network) at the University of St Andrews. The principles behind the IDEA Network especially resonate with Wikimedia UK's work, and Kirsty's efforts as a community activator are invaluable."
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsWikimedia UK

Awarded at event

Event titleWikimania 2022
LocationVirtualShow on map
Period11 Aug 2022 → 14 Aug 2022


  • Wikipedia
  • open knowledge
  • digital research
  • outreach