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Wikipedia Pushes To Cover More Women

Wikipedia Pushes To Cover More Women | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Wikipedia... most of us use it. Whether you visit the massive, occasionally unreliable user-sourced online encyclopedia to check out a celebrity or to quickly get up-to-date on the topic your boss just brought up, it can be a lifesaver.
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Closing the gender gap through participation, outreach and #wikilove.
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Heritage Lab comes to Mumbai to help create space on Wikipedia for female artists

Heritage Lab comes to Mumbai to help create space on Wikipedia for female artists | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Later this week, Chandigarh-based Heritage Lab comes to Mumbai to help create space on Wikipedia for female artists. And, no, you don't have to be a geek to participate
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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Writes 6,500 Women Into Art History | artnet News

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Writes 6,500 Women Into Art History | artnet News | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Thanks to the fourth annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, over 6,500 women artists have new or expanded Wikipedia entries.
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Women in Boulder's outdoors industry work for better gender inclusivity on Wikipedia

Women in Boulder's outdoors industry work for better gender inclusivity on Wikipedia | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Visitors to Wikipedia in the coming weeks will for the first time be able to find facts on Claire Marie Hodges, the country's first female national park ranger.
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This Initiative Is Helping Female Artists Gain Equal Representation on Wikipedia

This Initiative Is Helping Female Artists Gain Equal Representation on Wikipedia | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
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Don't get pissed off - get publishing. Writing Oz women architects back into history

Don't get pissed off - get publishing. Writing Oz women architects back into history | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
When biographies are written, in that rocky ground between hero worship and dry scholarship, who is seen as notable - and who decides?
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Delaware Valley Arts Alliance emphasizing women artists' presence on Wikipedia

Delaware Valley Arts Alliance emphasizing women artists' presence on Wikipedia | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
NARROWSBURG - Despite what academics say about Wikipedia, it’s often the first place people look.
That’s why it’s crucial for women artists to be equally represented on the site, according to Bizzy Coy, program director at the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance.
On Saturday, the alliance hosted an Edit-a-thon, an event for people to add profiles of women artists to the website. The international Edit-a-thon movement began in 2014 by the Art+Feminism organization.
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UK Libraries to Host an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Today

UK Libraries to Host an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Today | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
This international event, designed to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia and to encourage female editorship, will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, at Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library and Learning Center.
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UMF Art Gallery hosts Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, March 25 | Inside UMF

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Where are all the women in Wiki?

Where are all the women in Wiki? | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Women are sorely under-represented in the pages of Wikipedia. Sydney University, along with other organisations around the world, is hosting an edit-a-thon to get this balance redressed. And you can edit too!
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A D.C. Museum Tries to Make Wikipedia Less Sexist

A D.C. Museum Tries to Make Wikipedia Less Sexist | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
The National Museum of Women in the Arts's recent Edit-a-Thon is part of a larger movement to address sexism on the internet.
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Women and the arts are focus of Wikipedia edit-a-thon

Saturday events in Detroit and Ann Arbor aim to improve content and address the online encyclopedia's gender gap
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Fixing Wikipedia's male bias | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Fixing Wikipedia's male bias | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Fixing Wikipedia's male bias - With a delayed start, Indians are now fixing the inherent bias at the go-to site, which has more pages on men than women, and far more male editors than women
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Challenging gender imbalance online - Tech News | The Star Online

Challenging gender imbalance online - Tech News | The Star Online | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
A large proportion of Wikipedia authors are male, and men also dominate blog charts and social media. A new workshop aims to address the imbalance.
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ASU holds its second annual Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

ASU holds its second annual Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
ASU held its second Art + Feminism edit-a-thon last week to promote awareness to female artists as well as female Wikipedia editors.
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Closing Wikipedia's Gender Gap Is the First Step Toward Inclusion in the Outdoors

Closing Wikipedia's Gender Gap Is the First Step Toward Inclusion in the Outdoors | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
How two digital editors are using the online encyclopedia to advocate for women in the outdoors.
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Cuesta professors, students aim to end Wikipedia gender gap, one edit at a time

Cuesta professors, students aim to end Wikipedia gender gap, one edit at a time | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Cuesta College students and faculty participated in the “Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon” on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The event aims to register more women as contributors to the online encyclopedia.
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Workshop provides skills to edit Wikipedia articles | Daily Bulldog

Workshop provides skills to edit Wikipedia articles | Daily Bulldog | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
FARMINGTON - A workshop on Saturday educated participants on the process of editing Wikipedia articles to provide accurate and up-to-date information, specifically focused on women in the arts. The online encyclopedia offers free information in over 250 languages worldwide. Articles are a collaborative effort of the general public, allowing anyone to contribute o
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Portland Edit-A-Thon Aims To Close Wikipedia Gender Gap

Portland Edit-A-Thon Aims To Close Wikipedia Gender Gap | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
On the third floor of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, or PICA, a group of men and women are huddled around a table, buried in their laptops.
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Beyond 'Hidden Figures': One woman's campaign to give black female scientists their due

Beyond 'Hidden Figures': One woman's campaign to give black female scientists their due | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Hilda Bastian is pushing to uncover images of women scientists of color. She has helped uncover more than 20 pictures in just a few weeks.
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Feminists at Oberlin, Bucknell, Temple Host Wikipedia "Edit-A-Thon" - Breitbart

Feminists at Oberlin, Bucknell, Temple Host Wikipedia "Edit-A-Thon" - Breitbart | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Feminists around the country are hosting Wikipedia "Edit-a-thon" events in an attempt to correct perceived biases against women on the site
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Point of Entry

Point of Entry | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
The University of South Carolina is home to more than 200 years of history and tradition, rising from a single building in 1805 on what would become the heart of the campus, the Horseshoe.
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Miami Hosts Edit-A-Thon To Increase Female Wikipedia Editors

Miami Hosts Edit-A-Thon To Increase Female Wikipedia Editors | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
The number of women who edit the popular open-source website Wikipedia is much lower than you might think. A Miami University edit-a-thon seeks to change
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