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April 21, 2014 – 9:48 am |

Congratulations to special issue editors Bryce Peake and Karen Estlund on the launch of Ada, Issue 4: Publication and Its Discontents: Peer Review, Publishing, and the Politics of the Open. The issue features an incredible collection of articles on the state of publishing today. Tweet it, Facebook it… but most importantly, read it!
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Live Stream: Write Women into Wikipedia Workshop

February 28, 2013 – 8:00 pm |
Live Stream: Write Women into Wikipedia Workshop

We’re going to be live-streaming Sarah Stierch’s workshop on becoming a Wikipedia editor on Friday, 3/8 from 3-5pm PST. There will be a delay of a few minutes. Bookmark this page and check back here to follow along with the workshop. Also join in the conversation on Twitter at #fembotwiki.

Writing Women into Wikipedia

February 19, 2013 – 2:00 pm |

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, …

Writing Women into Wikipedia 2013

December 19, 2012 – 4:58 pm |

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

July 15, 2012 – 12:39 pm |

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 …