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Ravan Altaie (Arabic: رافان الطائي) (aka, Ravan Jaafar; Arabic: رافان جعفر) is a half Kurdish & half Arab Iraqi engineer and active Arabic Wikipedian. She works as a Development Assistant Manager at Apple Inc. Oman.

Education & CareerEdit

Ravan Jaafar is a prolific Wikipedian writing over 850 Wikipedia articles[1]She has become an editor at Arabic Wikipedia since 3 June 2013.[2] She works as a Wireline field Engineer at Schlumberger. She was the teamleader of social media team at TEDxErbil 2012.[3]


  • Wikimania 2013, August 7-11, 2013, Hong Kong, China
  • Mapping Wikipedia in the Middle East and North Africa, by Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Amman, Jordan, January, 2013
  • Wikimania 2012, July 12 - 15, 2012, Washington, D.C. US

References Edit

  1. Number of Wikipedia articles created by Ravan (Accessed March 11, 2013)
  2. Wikipedia/Administrator/Voting/Ravan Arabic Wikipedia, 3 June 2013 (Accessed 23 March 2014)
  3. TEDxErbil Team (Accessed March 11, 2013)

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