Wikipedia:Meetup/UK/ArtAndFeminism 2017/Hyde Park Book Club

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About the event[edit]

In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female while only 15% of the English Wikipedia's biographies are about women. As a result, content is skewed by the lack of female participation.

We Can Edit

How do I prepare?[edit]

  • Sign up for the event and let me welcome you! (Template:Welcome training Leeds)
  • Create a Wikipedia account
  • Bring a laptop (wi-fi will be provided)
  • Learn about editing if you like: Tutorial, or Getting started on Wikipedia for more information
  • Think about what you would like to edit about - please prepare some materials to bring with you on the day


  • Wikipedia is a tertiary resource, which relies upon secondary sources. Wikipedia is not a place for original research.
  • For more guidance on the use of sources, see this guide here.


Hyde Park Book Club


  • Timings TBC*



Hit list of articles to be created or improved[edit]

Articles to be created[edit]

Articles to be improved[edit]

Articles created at the event[edit]

Articles improved at the event[edit]

Articles started at the event[edit]

What can I do after the event?[edit]

You may find these useful if you want to learn further about editing:

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. RSVP @ Eventbrite
  2. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #3
  3. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

  1. LauraLeeds (talk)
  2. Leela0808 (talk) 13:55, 24 February 2017 (UTC)