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Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Washington, D.C.

Only 18% of biographies on Wikipedia are about women. Help us change that! Join the Embassy of the Republic of Poland and Wikimedia DC for a Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Learn to edit Wikipedia and help to improve or create articles about notable Polish and Polish-American women. Lunch will be provided. Participants will also receive books and other rewards.

The event is a part of the celebration of the centennial of diplomatic relations between Poland and the United States.

Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.

When

Friday, November 15, 2019 11AM-2PM

Where

Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 16th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Register

Register here with Eventbrite

Coordination[edit]

Please use the Etherpad link below to share what you are currently editing. Remember to type 'Done' or 'Finished' when you are through making changes. REMEMBER TO PUBLISH (SAVE) OFTEN.

Etherpad

For Wikimedia DC Use[edit]

User rights management
Special username creation

Schedule[edit]

Please sign in[edit]

This is for use on the day of the event.
1) Select 'Sign in'
2) Scroll down on the page that follows and click 'Publish changes' or 'Save changes'.
Your username will automatically be added to the list of attendees.

Presentation[edit]

Wikimedia Projects[edit]

Wikipedia Policies[edit]

Quick Editing Tips[edit]

Tools, Resources and WikiProjects[edit]

Suggested Article Work List[edit]

About the Article Assessment Quality Scale

Stub

LITERATURE development of her EN entry
MEDIA: development of her Polish heritage at her EN entry

Start Class

MUSIC jazz musician in Chicago, an article to be improved
LITERATURE update of her EN entry
LITERATURE update of her EN entry
LITERATURE update of her EN entry
FILM development of her EN entry
SCIENCE EN entry to be developed – transplant surgeon
SCENCE EN entry to be developed
LITERATURE development of her EN entry
ART DESIGN development of her EN entry
ART DESIGN development of her EN entry
LITERATURE update of her EN entry

C Class

Anne is the co-founder and CEO of 23&me, a personal genetics company.
Anne Wojcicki’s older sister, Susan Wojcicki is the CEO of YouTube
Susan and Anne Wojcicki’s father, Stanley, was born in Warsaw, Poland and is a pre-eminent physicist and professor emeritus at Stanford University. Their grandfather was a member of Poland’s parliament.
Potential Sources:
https://businessinsider.com.pl/wiadomosci/susan-wojcicki-odnowila-polski-paszport/jccj70g
https://www.forbes.pl/wiadomosci/prezes-youtube-susan-wojcicki-z-wizyta-w-polsce-kolejny-google-albo-youtube-moze/q0gb4vm
https://culture.pl/en/article/an-open-letter-to-youtube-ceo-susan-wojcicki-about-the-pronunciation-of-her-surname"
POLITICS ACTIVIST Update needed
SPORTS an article to be improved
LITERATURE update of her EN entry
FILM development of her EN entry
FILM development of her EN entry
SCIENCE anthropologist, EN entry to be developed
ART DESIGN to develop the topic of her Polish heritage in her art
ART DESIGN PL fashion designer established in Miami development of her EN entry
MEDIA: development of her Polish heritage at her EN entry
LITERATURE development of her EN entry
FILM development of her EN entry

GA (Good Article)

Stephanie Kwolek was a Polish-American chemist who invented what is known today as Kevlar.
Described as the “Mozart of Poetry” and “A Poet of Consciousness” Wisława Szymborska was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996 for, “poetry that with ironic precision allows the historical and biological context to come to light in fragments of human reality." Szymborska wrote some twenty books of poetry and became renowned all throughout the world.
Susan Wojcicki is the CEO of YouTube. She recently received Polish citizenship and has traveled to Poland to speak about innovation.
Susan Wojcicki’s younger sister, Anne, is the co-founder and CEO of 23&me, a personal genetics company.
Susan and Anne Wojcicki’s father, Stanley, was born in Warsaw, Poland and is a pre-eminent physicist and professor emeritus at Stanford University. Their grandfather was a member of Poland’s parliament.
Potential Source
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/18/how-the-wojcickis-parents-raised-23andme-founder-youtube-ceo.html
To do: 2018 Nobel literature winner – reviews of her books in USA
Potential Sources
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/09/books/olga-tokarczuk-flights-booker.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/10/books/nobel-literature.html"

Articles for Creation-Do not exist on English or Polish Wikipedia[edit]

POLITICS ACTIVISTS honorary consul of Poland in Miami / no article on Wiki
Potential Source: http://www.poles.org/db/R_names/Rosenstiel_LB/Rosenstiel_LB.html
SPORTS a young pilot – first female to win world gliding championship /no article on WIKI
Potential Source
https://czestochowa.wyborcza.pl/czestochowa/7,48725,25034420,czestochowianka-patrycja-pacak-zostala-mistrzynia-swiata-w-akrobacjach.html
MUSIC mezzosoprano based in Atlanta, no Wiki entry
Potential Source
https://www.atlantasymphony.org/About/Artists/Guest-Artists/Magdalena-Wor
https://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2015/04/09/a-qa-with-mezzo-soprano-magdalena-wor-on-her-training-in-washington-and-returnthis-weekend-to-strathmore/
MUSIC world music (Yiddish), no Wiki entry
Potential Sources
https://www.jewishfestival.pl/en/bajgelman-2/
https://www.olabilinska.pl/about/"
SCIENCE PL entry only, young scientist - physics
SCIENCE PL entry only, young scientist - futurology
SCIENCE professor of physics at George Mason University, Holocaust Survivor, No Wiki entry
Potential Sources
https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn598223
https://dzieje.pl/aktualnosci/uroczystosci-w-69-rocznice-zaglady-zydow-z-tykocina
https://issuu.com/osmgmu/docs/issue_11_-_nov._17
http://gmufourthestate.com/2014/11/14/expressions-of-the-holocaust-storytellers/
https://www.physics.gmu.edu/people/maria-dworzecka/"
https://www.facebook.com/holocaustmuseum/posts/maria-dworzecka-was-born-marysia-rozenszajn-in-bialystok-in-1941-her-parents-iza/10156400733742677/
ART DESIGN no Wiki entry
Potential Source
https://www.iconeye.com/design/features/item/13027-maja-ganszyniec-from-queen-of-polish-design-to-ikea
ART DESIGN young generation video artist, had her exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum No EN entry
Potential Source
https://www.ifj.edu.pl/dept/no1/nz16/agnieszka/index.php?page=cv
ART DESIGN no Wiki entry
Potential Source
https://culture.pl/en/artist/aleksandra-mizielinska-and-daniel-mizielinski
ART DESIGN no EN entry

Articles from Polish Wikipedia to be translated and added to English Wikipedia[edit]

Useful Resources[edit]

Attendees[edit]


Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon[edit]

  • Wikis: commons.wikimedia, en.wikipedia, pl.wikipedia and www.wikidata
  • Start date: 2019-11-15 11:00 (America/New York)
  • End date: 2019-11-15 14:00
Bytes changed Edits Uploaded files in use Uploaded files Wikidata items created Wikidata items improved New editors Pages created Views to pages created Pages improved Avg. daily views to pages improved Unique pages with uploaded files Avg. daily views to uploaded files Participants Retention after 7 days
14,828 36 1 5 0 0 2 3 87 13 8,921 1 23 8 2