Wikipedia:Meetup/San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2

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San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2! You are invited!
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The San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2 will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Wikimedia Foundation offices in San Francisco. Wikipedians of all experience levels are welcome to join us! This event will be specifically geared around encouraging women to learn how to edit and contribute to Wikipedia. Workshops on copy-editing, article creation, and sourcing will be hosted. Bring a friend! Come one, come all!
Participants at the first WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon

Event details[edit]

  • Date: Saturday June 16th, 2012
  • Time: 1–5 pm
  • Location: Wikimedia Foundation offices (149 New Montgomery Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105) – Google Maps view
  • Event: An edit-a-thon! Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and collaborate with others to write about whatever interests you!
  • Hashtag: The Twitter and social hashtag is #wikiathon

Come meet your fellow editors and help improve Wikipedia articles! Food and drinks will be provided (vegan/vegetarians welcome). Don't know how to edit Wikipedia? That's ok, friendly, experienced editors will be here to help!

Everyone is welcome to come edit Wikipedia with us at this event. Women, men, new editors, archivists and librarians who have resources to share about much needed coverage areas in Wikipedia (women's history, Bay Area history & culture, contemporary culture), those who want to learn how to edit or can teach others how, and anyone with an interest having a great time & editing collaboratively are encouraged to attend!!

What to bring[edit]

  • a laptop
  • ideas for topics or articles you might want to work on (though suggestions will be provided for those just looking to be put to work)
  • Ideas can be shared here: here
  • any relevant reference materials you might have
  • a friend – we love to meet new would-be-editors! (you can also bring your spouse, kids, family, etc.)
  • or, if you don't have any of the above, just bring yourself :-)
  • any digital photos you've taken that you would like to use on Wikipedia.

To-do list[edit]

Seeking inspiration? Visit our to-do list to find articles that need writing, improvement and a little love.

Sign up[edit]

Feel free to mention if you'll be bringing a friend, or family member. Children are welcome. New editors are also welcome to signup for the event on our Eventbrite page.


(Simply click the edit button, add your name and hit save page. Or have a friend or Wikipedian sign you up!)

  1. Sarah (talk) 21:17, 22 May 2012 (UTC)
  2. JMathewson (WMF) (talk) 23:32, 22 May 2012 (UTC)
  3. Pete (talk)
  4. SPat talk
  5. Maximilianklein (talk) 21:42, 25 May 2012 (UTC)
  6. TalkAbout (talk) 02:38, 26 May 2012 (UTC)
  7. KSRolph (talk)
  8. Alona
  9. Dcoetzee 07:37, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
  10. meowius
  11. HarZim (talk) 19:57, 5 June 2012 (UTC)
  12. Steven Walling • talk
  13. Barte (talk) 15:35, 10 June 2012 (UTC)
  14. Merrilee
  15. Sbouterse (WMF) (talk) 18:57, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
  16. James F. (talk) 22:14, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
  17. phoebe / (talk to me) 22:16, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
  18. Stephen
  19. Accedietalk to me (aka Maryana)
  20. Zina
  21. Orangutans
  22. Deb
  23. Cullen328
  24. David Heaphy (not an editor, an observer)
  25. will be “virtually” attending. Available to help ;) Br'er Rabbit (talk) 05:47, 16 June 2012 (UTC)
  26. Sue Gardner (talk) I have an early afternoon appointment but will come afterwards: probably around 2.30. I am thinking about working on Mutaween
  27. Valerie Aurora
  28. User:Mdz
  29. Dreamyshade (talk) 00:22, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
  30. User:HahnWG
  31. User:Eekiv
  32. User:tmcqu33n
  33. User:Mspegal

Children Attending – Please list age[edit]

  1. Charles at Seven
  2. Karydis (5.5)
  3. Jack Merridew (12)
  4. Your child's name and age here!

Maybe attending[edit]

  1. User:B767-500 – Maybe attending --B767-500 (talk) 05:10, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
  2. Otavio
  3. --WickerGuy (talk) 16:56, 16 June 2012 (UTC)
  4. Your name here!

Unable to attend, but do keep me informed about future meetups![edit]

  1. Cupcakemuffin (talk) 04:12, 23 May 2012 (UTC) – out of town but I had a blast at the first edit-a-thon and would love be be kept in the loop for future events!
  2. Ijon (talk) 00:03, 12 June 2012 (UTC) – wrong continent this time. :(
  3. Hgrosser (talk) 09:18, 24 May 2012 (UTC)
  4. naveenpf
  5. Asheesh (talk) 20:16, 15 August 2012 (UTC)

Not wishing to be informed about future meetups[edit]

We're sorry to see you go! You can also remove your name from the Bay Area invite list.

  1. Your name here


New user accounts[edit]

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Copyedited/cleaned up articles[edit]