Coralie Mercier

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Date of birth: 11 August 1975

90 Route de la Roquette - V. 30 06250 Mougins, France

GSM: +33 6 43 22 00 01 (personal website) (professional homepage)

Present employment: W3C, 1999 - present

W3C, a consortium founded in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee, is an international body where Member organizations, a full-time global staff of 60 persons, and the public work together to develop Web standards.

Jan. 2010 - present
Incubator Activity lead The W3C Incubator Activity fosters rapid start of work for W3C Members and rapid development, on a time scale of a year, of innovative and potentially foundational Web technologies. Incubator Groups produce reports that can lead to standardisation through W3C Working Groups. The position of Lead requires oversight, guidance, and assessment of the proposals, as well as providing some level of systems and administrative support.
Apr. 2009 - present
Social Media Coordinator Management of the W3C Blog engine and accounts for the staff and collaborators, review of posts, moderation. Creation of the W3C micro-blogging presence, social media tips and guidelines for the staff. Feeding content and automating feeding, watch, coordination and community management.
Aug. 2007 - present
Translators Community coordinator The W3C relies on a community of translators who volunteer translations in nearly 60 languages of W3C Recommendations, tutorials, group notes, guidelines and FAQs. This position involves managing a community and includes general maintenance of the community resources, coordination of their work with W3C, ensuring that relevant guidelines are followed and that an harmonious and productive tone is maintained within the community.
Jan. 2006 - present
Supporters Program coordinator Through the Supporters Program, W3C acknowledges individuals and companies who make general contributions, both financial and of goods such as software and hardware. The position requires prompt evaluation and follow-up of Supporters' applications.
Feb. 2005 - present
Advisory Board secretary The Advisory Board provides ongoing guidance to the Team on issues of strategy, management, legal matters, process, and conflict resolution. The position includes scheduling teleconferences and face-to-face meetings, taking minutes of the board meetings, summarising the discussions for the Advisory Committee representatives of W3C Members.
Assistant W3C Communications Team.
Dec. 2001 - Feb. 2005
Manager W3C Europe Administration.
Jan. 1999 - Dec. 2001
Assistant W3C Europe Administration.



Cambridge Advanced English Stevenson College, Edinburgh
Cambridge Proficient English Stevenson College, Edinburgh
Oxford Higher Stevenson College, Edinburgh
Université de Nice Medical University
1993 - 1995
BTS Bureautique et secrétariat, Antibes
Baccalauréat A1 Foreign languages, philosophy and mathematics


Mother tongue
Good notions

Past employment

Secretary INRIA Sophia Antipolis, Sinus Project
(temporary employee)
Clerk English law office, Cannes
(temporary employee)
1992 - 1997
Medical secretary CHM de Vallauris (physical rehabilitation hospital)
(during school holidays)


Photography, travels, drawing.

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