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BBC News - Today - Wike 'edit-a-thon' for women in science

The Royal Society is holding a group "edit-a-thon" on Friday to try and raise the profile of women in science by improving Wikipedia articles about them.
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How we doubled the representation of female classical scholars on Wikipedia

How we doubled the representation of female classical scholars on Wikipedia | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Victoria Leonard on bringing equality to the world's largest reference tool
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Community digest: WikiDonne helps document the unknown histories of women; news in brief | MilTech

Did you know that the screen icon Hedy Lamarr was also the scientist who invented spread spectrum technology? That the La Blouse Roumaine artist Henri Matisse
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Wikipedia Boss Jimmy Wales: We Have a Gender Imbalance Problem and I’m Editing Articles to Address It!

Wikipedia Boss Jimmy Wales: We Have a Gender Imbalance Problem and I’m Editing Articles to Address It! | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on what he's doing to reverse the gender imbalance problem
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Community works to fill Wikipedia's Asian-American, Pacific Islander gaps

Community works to fill Wikipedia's Asian-American, Pacific Islander gaps | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
"It's one of those things Wikipedia is trying to tackle," Andrew Lih, a professor of journalism at American University told NBC News.
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Feminism, art and Wikipedia | rabble.ca

Feminism, art and Wikipedia | rabble.ca | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Areum Kim and Amber Berson. They have been active in organizing participation in Canadian cities in the global Art and Feminism campaign. Art and Feminism is working, with particular reference to feminism and the arts, to challenge the huge gender gap among the people who contribute to Wikipedia and the skewed content that results from women being so significantly underrepresented.
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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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“Filling in the gaps”: Plants and people meet on Wikipedia | MilTech

Wikipedia’s goal of reaching the sum of all knowledge is a little bit closer to completion after with the “Plants and People” edit-a-thon,
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Wikipedia Knows It Has a Sexism Problem… And Is Trying Surprisingly Hard to Fix It

Wikipedia Knows It Has a Sexism Problem… And Is Trying Surprisingly Hard to Fix It | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
Want to help fix Wikipedia's gender bias problem? The Wikimedia Foundation wants to help you do it.
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Indian Women In Sports: Wikipedia Edita-a-thon | Feminism in India

Indian Women In Sports: Wikipedia Edita-a-thon | Feminism in India | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
It was Wikipedia Editathon day at our office today and we edited articles on Indian women in sports to reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
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Wikimujeres Wants More Women Editors to Fix Wikipedia’s Gender Imbalance · Global Voices

Wikimujeres Wants More Women Editors to Fix Wikipedia’s Gender Imbalance · Global Voices | Women and Wikimedia | Scoop.it
"We are group of Wikipedia users concerned about the diversity and neutrality of Wikipedia and we are willing to work to reduce...the gender and culture gap..."
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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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