Edit Wikipedia for the greater good!
For the 5th year in a row, Emory University Libraries and Teaching and Learning Technologies will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women on Wikipedia and to empower new editors.
According to Women in Red (WiR), as of 10 February 2020, only 18.25% of English Wikipedia’s biographies were about women.
More details can be found at our dashboard site, including an optional RSVP for dinner
- Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
- Time: 6-8 PM EST
- Host / Location: Woodruff Library, Entry Level, WML GS 215.
Who should attend?: People of all gender identities and expressions. Please ask your fellow attendees for their pronouns of choice!
You can bring your laptop, power cord, and ideas for entries that need updating or creation. Some computers will also be available in a break room (Woodruff Library, Room 314).
Come learn how to edit Wikipedia and contribute to the online information community.DOOR PRIZES AT 6:30pm and 7:30pm!
- 2/2/5/2020 Event dashboard: https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/Emory_University/Emory_University_Women_of_Wikipedia_Editathon_2020_(02-25-20)
- Dinner RSVP https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EmoryAF2020
- Create a Wikipedia account: http://bit.ly/WikiCreate
- Women in Red (WiR) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Women_in_Red