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Writing Women into Wikipedia

Please join CSWS, the Fembot Project, and the ASUO Women’s Center at two events that will celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding women to Wikipedia’s content. Friday, March 8, 3-5 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room: Sarah Stierch, who trained as a fellow at the Wikimedia Foundation,…

Writing Women into Wikipedia 2013

Have you ever gone to Wikipedia in search of information about a feminist activist, scholar, writer, artist, scientist, historical figure only to find there’s no entry for her? Have you ever visited a Wikipedia page only to realize that they had information wrong about feminist history or significant female historical figures?

AdaCamp DC 2012

The second AdaCamp wrapped up in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 11th. The first AdaCamp was held in Melbourne, Australia in January 2012. AdaCamp is an Ada Initiative unconference focused on increasing women’s participation in open technology and culture. The invitation-only event gathered professionals, fans, hobbyists, academics, and activists to build community, discuss issues impacting women across open technology, and…