Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/ArtAndFeminism Training Feb2015

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Art+Feminism | Train the Trainers | 25 Feb 2015

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The tools of change are in your hands. Art+Feminism is pleased to announce Train the Trainer, a series of workshops in advance of the second annual international Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. We will provide tutorials for both the beginner Wikipedian and the more experienced editor. Learn the best practices on writing entries that stick and how to facilitate the empowerment of your community.

The third and final workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Grad Center, CUNY. Check-in and refreshments from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 4108; at 6:30 p.m. we will split up into labs for the workshop. Women, women-identitfied and male allies welcomed. Experienced editors please talk on our talk page to help co-facilitate. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP required; please do this on Eventbrite.

Organized by Siân Evans/Art Libraries Society of North America's Women and Art Special Interest Group, Dorothy Howard/Metropolitan New York Library Council, Jacqueline Mabey/failed projects, and Michael Mandiberg in collaboration with POWarts.

Details

  • Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Check-in and refreshments from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 4108; at 6:30 p.m. we will split up into labs for the workshop. You may be required to show identification to the security desk in the lobby to access the elevators to the room.
  • Cost: Free
  • Participants: There will be two tracks, catering to total beginners as well as intermediate editors. Women, women-identified and male allies welcomed.
  • Registration: Please register on the Eventbrite listing.

*Twitter Hashtag: #ArtAndFeminism

Participants

If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you might try this training module which will help explain a lot of things, including how to add your signature.