The New York Academy of the Sciences is hosting an event with Wikipedia: Women in STEM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on November 22nd from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Space is very limited, but there are spots reserved just for WISC members at the event. Please see the invite below.
Help Fill the Gender Gap at Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Nov 22
Many people know that Wikipedia has a gender problem. But not everyone knows how to help solve it. Join the New York Academy of Sciences onNovember 22, 2015 from 1-5pm for a Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.
Join us at the Academy in Lower Manhattan and we’ll teach you how to edit articles if you’re new to Wikipedia, and we’ll also work together to create, update, and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of women scientists.
Learn more about the event on the Wikipedia page.
You must register for the live event as space is very limited.
Register here: http://bit.nyas.org/wikiwomensciedit
What to bring: yourself, laptop, any sources/publications you may have that include biographical information about women in science who don’t yet have Wikipedia articles or whose articles are in need to updates
Already a Wikipedia editor? Feel free to join the live event, or, if you want, you can also participate virtually from anywhere. Learn more on the Wikipedia page.