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HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Enhancing Awareness to the Gender Gap through EDUWiki

https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program This Panel will explore how diversity and specifically the Gender Gap could be addressed in EDUWiki initiatives around the world.We will also discuss…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 1 likes 293 plays 0  

The Value of a Wikimedian in Residence - Melissa Highton and Ewan McAndrew (University of Edinburgh)

Presenters: Melissa Highton - Melissa Highton - Assistant Principal Online Learning, the University of Edinburgh. Ewan McAndrew - User:Stinglehammer - Wikimedian in Residence at the University of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

The Wikimedia Residency at the University of Edinburgh

In January 2016, the University of Edinburgh employed a Wikimedian in Residence. The remit was to raise awareness of Wikipedia and its sister projects. To design and deliver digital skills…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 5th, 2017 1 likes 126 plays 0  

Katherine Maher (Wikimedia Foundation) - Privacy and Harassment on the Internet

Katherine Maher, Executive Director at the Wikimedia Foundation, speaking at Mozfest 2016 about Privacy and Harassment on the Internet. Source:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Promoting diversity in the German Wikipedia - Ilona Buchem

This presentation focuses on the aims, approaches and first results of the research project - Wikipedia-Diversity (WiDi) - dedicated to fostering gender diversity in the German Wikipedia. WiDi is a…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 1st, 2016 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Wikipedia Academy - The Visual Experience: Gender and Ways of Seeing Wikimedia. Keynote Sarah Stierch

Wikipeda Academy - The Visual Experience: Gender and Ways of Seeing Wikimedia. Keynote by Sarah Stierch According to the Wikimedia Foundation's most recent community survey, women continue,…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 1st, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Interview with Emily Temple-Wood (Wikiproject Women Scientists) at the Wikimedia Diversity Conference, Berlin.

Wikimedia Diversity Conference, 9 & 10 November 2013, Berlin Emily Temple-Wood is an American college student studying Biology and she has been editing Wikipedia since 2007. She founded…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 1st, 2016 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Bridging the Gender Gap with Women Scientists - Emily Temple-Wood

https://wikimania2013.wikimedia.org/wiki/Submissions/Bridging_the_Gender_Gap_with_Women_Scientists Established and aspiring women scientists are an untapped resource for the Wikimedia movement and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 1st, 2016 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Emily Temple-Wood - WikiProject Women Scientists

Emily Temple-Wood has been editing Wikipedia since she was 12, but her work goes beyond editing and writing and extends to running workshops and doing outreach work. Also view on Wikimedia…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 1st, 2016 1 likes 6 plays 0  

Wikimania 2016 - Content Gender Gap, an International Movement by Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight

Content gender gap (CGG) is a systemic bias issue affecting all language Wikipedias. A group of editors have addressed CGG on the English Wikipedia in a unique way, creating almost 9,000 new…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 17th, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Wikipedia 15: Wikipedia's content gender gap

Rosiestep, with @Keilana and FloNight via Google Hangouts - "Content Gender Gap" - overview of WikiWomen's User Group, Women in Red, Women scientists, Women's health, Wikipedian…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 17th, 2016 0 likes 10 plays 0  

The Edinburgh editathon: Learning to Develop Open Knowledge & Improving Social Capital for Learning:

An editathon is an event where people develop open knowledge around a specific topic (Cress & Kimmerle, 2008; Kosonen & Kianto, 2009). The event can be online or face-to-face, giving…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 9th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0