Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/Women in Architecture

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Women in Architecture Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Address: 77 Massachusetts Ave, Building 7, Long lounge (7-429)
City/State: Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us for an edit-a-thon about women in architecture and architecture topics, focused especially on MIT alumna. Everyone with an interest in architecture, design, women's history or Wikipedia is welcome! If you've never edited, we will teach you. If you are an experienced editor, you are also welcome!

Rough schedule:

  • 11-12: introductions; discussion: why does representation of women on Wikipedia matter; editing training; topic brainstorming
  • 12-2: editing. Stay as long or as little as you like!

Snacks and some library materials will be provided; hosted by MIT NOMAS and MIT Libraries.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
  • Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Who: Anyone with a laptop! No advanced technical skills required!
  • What to bring: A laptop computer (extension cords and power strips are also nice)
  • Where:
  • RSVP encouraged: Sign up directly below.


Resources for editing[edit]

When in doubt:

Additional Tutorials:

Suggested articles for editing[edit]

This is a crowd-sourced list. Please help us by adding appropriate articles

MIT & Cambridge related[edit]

existing articles that need work[edit]

missing women in architecture[edit]

Articles on which we worked[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #2
  2. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

Participants[edit]