Wikipedia:Meetup/NCL/ArtAndFeminism 2016/Newcastle Upon Tyne City Library Training Session

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
Date:Saturday, February 13, 2016
Time:11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Address:City Library
33 New Bridge Street West
IT Suite
City/State:Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX United Kingdom

The Wikipedia training and Edit-a-thon will take place in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

Past events[edit]

Upcoming events[edit]

  • March 5, 2016: Newcastle Upon Tyne will also take part in the Global Edit-a-Thon on Saturday March 5, 2016 11:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Newcastle City Library.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016
  • Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, IT Suite, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX United Kingdom

Please bring a laptop with you!


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  1. Jo BamSistahood (talk) 08:40, 13 February 2016 (UTC)Jo Bamsistahood
  2. Sjsolanki (talk) 11:50, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
  3. BAMSISTERHOODKEM (talk) 12:45, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

List of nominated Inspiring BAMER Women in the North East[edit]

Extensive research and citation is needed for most of the figures below before we can create a individual page as a criteria of notability accepted under Wikipedia guidelines.

  • Chi Onwurah, politician
  • Simi Ali, scientist
  • Hannabiell Sanders, musician
  • Yilis Del Carmel Suriel, musician
  • Lalya Gaye, artist
  • Tina Gharavi, film maker/director
  • Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh, Artistic Director, Artist/performer
  • Nikki Godden, academic law
  • Siddiqua Mazhar, academic mathematician
  • Mariam Rezaei, Musician
  • Sade Sangowawa, cultural manager enterprise and social work
  • Yvette Hawkins, artist
  • Yve Anthea Ngoo, artist
  • Sneha Solanki, artist/scientist
  • Clymene Christoforou, Artistic Director and arts activist
  • Jackie Kay, poet
  • Padma Rao, arts and diversity
  • Kath Boodhai, Museums & Heritage, Outreach Officer & Well-Being Programme Lead (TWAM)
  • Umme Imam, Director and women's activism
  • Gloria S Mosha, Manager public health and women's activism
  • Shamshad Iqbal, Domestic violence Advocate, support worker, manager
  • Ranjana Bell MBE, equality and diversity activist

Notability Guidelines for: Authors, editors, journalists, filmmakers, photographers, artists, architects, and other creative professionals: Wikipedia:Notability (people)#Creative professionals

More information here on seeking reliable sources:

NOTE: There is possibility of a page not being accepted through Wikipedia. However, BAM!Sistahood! Project will accept all entries for their digital online Archive.

Resources for editing[edit]

Wikipedia:Notability (people)#Creative professionals

Articles created/improved[edit]

List of Wikipedia articles attendees have worked to improve.

  1. Lalya Gaye - DRAFT
  2. Simi Ali - DRAFT
  3. Siddiqua Mazhar - DRAFT
  4. Sneha Solanki - DRAFT
  5. Umme Imam - researched

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