Wikipedia:Meetup/Kathmandu/Wiki Women Edit-a-thon 2018

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Wiki Women Edit-a-thon 2018
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Wiki Women Edit-a-thon 2018
When and Where
DateFriday, 16 March and Saturday, 17 March 2018
Time11am - 4pm
AddressSiddhartha Cottage
City, StateKathmandu

Event information[edit]

  • Date Friday, 16 March and Saturday, 17 March 2018
  • Time: 11am - 4pm
  • Location: Siddhartha Cottage, Tinkune, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Hosts: Nabin K. Sapkota (talk)
  • Costs: Free
  • Participants: No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. People of all gender identities and expressions welcomed and encouraged to attend.
  • Twitter and Instagram hashtags: #ArtandFeminism #wikiwomeneditathon

Please bring a laptop with you!


Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?

Training sessions

  • 11:15am Introduction to editing Wikipedia

What should we work on?

  • If you have 1 hour or less, work with a Wikipedian and learn more about editing Wikipedia.
  • If you have 90 minutes, go to a training and add some citations to an article in your area of interest.
  • If you have 2 hours, go to a training and add a well cited paragraph to an article in your area of interest.
  • If you have 2-4 hours, consider creating a new article. Be sure to gather your reliable sources and check in with an experienced Wikipedian to ensure that your article meets Wikipedia’s notability guidelines.

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, but you are welcome to work on anything you like.
Please note: This is a crowdsourced list. You can help us by adding to it!

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks, Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Art and Wikipedia:Meetup/Black Lunch Table/Lists of Articles

To improve and create:


Have a NEW page in mind? We strongly encourage new editors to utilize the "Start draft article" box below


If you do choose to begin a new article, please check with an experienced Wikipedian before starting to ensure that it meets notability requirements.
Once you have done that, use the form below to create a Draft article or select a subject below:

Contribution Language and topics[edit]

Language[edit]

Participants are free to choose the language they want to contribute.


Topics[edit]

The edit-a-thon is about women, therefore articles related to women and gender shall be created/improved. Participants are free to choose topic they want to contribute. Please feel free to write a new article or improve any existing articles. Be bold, don't get afraid. Even if you deleted important part of an existing article, that can be easily reverted. Community members and admins will do that work for you

  • Write about biographical articles on most influential or inspiring women of the world.
  • Burning issues related to women and their development.

Resources for editing[edit]

Articles created/improved[edit]

List of Wikipedia articles attendees have worked to improve:

Alphabetical by first letter


External links[edit]


Contact us[edit]

  • Please join our facebook page and twitter page for updates and other news. For any queries regarding the competition and technical support please contact at wikipedia-ne@lists.wikimedia.org

Detailed information about the competition can be found at out official pages linked below:

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Previous events[edit]