Wikipedia:Meetup/San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon
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|San Francisco Women's History Month Edit-a-Thon!
- 1 Event details
- 2 What to bring
- 3 Sign up
- 4 Outcomes
- 5 Gallery
- Date: Saturday March 17th, 2012
- Time: 1-5 pm
- Location: Wikimedia Foundation offices (149 New Montgomery Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105) - Google Maps view
- Event: An edit-a-thon in honor of WikiWomen's History Month
- Hashtag: The Twitter and social hashtag is #wikiathon
Come meet your fellow editors and help improve Wikipedia articles related to women's history. Food and drinks will be provided (vegan/vegetarians welcome). Don't know how to edit Wikipedia? That's ok, friendly, experienced editors will be here to help!
Everyone is welcome to come edit Wikipedia with us at this event. Women, new editors, those who manage library and archive collections that relate to women's history or women's issues, those who want to learn how to edit or can teach others how, and anyone with an interest in women's history are particularly encouraged to attend.
This event falls on St. Patrick's Day, therefore venues for happy hour might be tough to locate. If a volunteer wishes to take on the task by coordinating something, you are encouraged! But at this time, no specific plans have been made. (Feel free to update if an event is planned.)
What to bring
- a laptop
- ideas for topics or articles you might want to work on (though suggestions will be provided for those just looking to be put to work)
- Some suggestions related to broader women's history can be found here.
- Requested articles from WikiProject Women's History (a long list of people, organizations, and topics from around the world)
- any relevant reference materials you might have
- a friend - we love to meet new would-be-editors! (you can also bring your spouse, kids, family, etc.)
- or, if you don't have any of the above, just bring yourself :-)
- any digital photos you've taken that might be appropriate for our topic
Feel free to mention if you'll be bringing a friend, or family member. Children are welcome. New editors are also welcome to signup for the event on our Eventbrite page.
(Simply click the edit button, add your name and hit save page. Or have a friend or Wikipedian sign you up!)
- Siko Bouterse
- Pete (talk)
- Kevin (talk)
- Asaf (talk) + partner
- Merrilee (talk)
- Karyn Gladstone (WMF) (talk) 01:44, 1 March 2012 (UTC)
- Karen Sue KSRolph (talk) 04:13, 2 March 2012 (UTC)
- Dee (talk) (Hoping to be there. Seems like a good chance to get some students involved!)
- Gayle (talk)
- P Segal – new to Wikipedia editor – published author – in need of laptop please – KS Rolph invitee!
- Robyn Duby – new to Wikipedia editor – KS Rolph invitee!
- Jami Mathewson
- Charlotte Can get there ~3 p.m.
- Harvey Grosser (talk)
- Shreyas P (talk)
- Stephen LaPorte (talk)
- Ptuziak (talk) 21:16, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- TalkAbout (talk) + friend
- Steven Walling • talk
- Ari Lacenski
- Accedietalk to me – aka, Maryana :)
- Adria Richards (talk) worked on Microsoft Flight Simulator and won a Wikipedia tote bag!
- Ellen Daly
- Michelev (talk) 20:17, 16 March 2012 (UTC)
- Julie Chisholm
- Lisa Gruwell
- Angie Little (for part of the time)
- Cullen328 Let's discuss it 17:54, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- ChesPal (talk) 18:01, 17 March 2012 (UTC) I'm a newbie
- Cupcakemuffin (talk) 22:25, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
Children Attending - Please list age
- Karen Sue's son Charles - age 7
- Merrilee's daughter, age 5
- Michele's son, age 6
- Lisa Gruwell's daughter Aidann, age 7
- Your child's name and age here!
- Deniz (talk) 01:26, 9 March 2012 (UTC)
- heather walls (talk) 06:47, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
- Bay Area Native (talk) 07:32, 16 March 2012 (UTC)
- Your name here!
Unable to attend, but do keep me informed about future meetups!
- SarahStierch (talk) 01:28, 2 March 2012 (UTC)
- --Davecampbell (talk) 22:15, 5 March 2012 (UTC) - will be marching with the Anti-Imperialist Contingent in the St. Patrick's Day Parade
- Justinesherry (talk) 23:59, 6 March 2012 (UTC)
- Algamicagrat (talk) 22:19, 9 March 2012 (UTC) -My parents won't let me
- --Stacey Doljack Borsody (talk) 18:11, 17 March 2012 (UTC) Wish it were Sunday!
- Judy Tuan (talk) – Next time!!!
- Your name here!
Not wishing to be informed about future meetups
- Hopefully not your name here!
This event was lots of fun, and also very productive. We had over 40 people in the room editing on all sorts of topics. And as you can see, many editors had their first Wikipedia editing experience at this event!
Also, be sure to check out our reflection page on the event!
New accounts created
- Cupcakemuffin (talk) 20:41, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Robynduby (talk) 20:42, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Kelseykat1992 (talk) 20:43, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Ninasnanay (talk) 20:44, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Dogzoe (talk) 20:46, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Jenschaffner (talk) 20:47, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Theweekintro (talk) 21:21, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Keymoto159 (talk) 21:21, 17 March 2012 (UTC)
- Quirkify (talk)
- Ptuziak (talk)
- Mazarines (talk)
- Sebastianne13 (talk)
- Empowerment evaluation
- Nannie Aschenheim Reis
- National Institute of Science and Technology
- Women's Library and Information Centre Foundation
- Ruth Edmonds Hill
- Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Peggy Yu
- Aslı Perker
- Maria Badia i Cutchet
- Controlled burns
- CIA Kennedy assassination conspiracy theory
- Berkeley Student Food Collective
- Institute on Religion and Democracy
- Hmong women and childbirth practices
- Anglo-Saxon women
- Amina Mohamed
- Anna Maria Calhoun Clemson
- Eilene Galloway
- Barbara Morgan (photographer)
- Irina Ratushinskaya
New articles created
- Beatrice Morrow Cannady, founder of The Advocate (Portland, Oregon) (first black newspaper in Portland, Oregon)
- Elizabeth Timothy, first female newspaper publisher in America
- Mount Solomons
- Vera Nikolaevna Maslennikova
- Eva McDonald Valesh
- Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act
- The fair triumvirate of wit, a group of 18th century women authors
- Mary Gardiner, researched at Edit-a-thon, completed that evening
- Margaret Naumburg, founder of Art therapy
- Dorie Greenspan, cookbook author
- Amish dolls