Wikipedia:Meetup/Eugene/Women's History Month 2014

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Women's History Month at the University of Oregon
Women's History Month 2014
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When and Where
Time Saturday, March 8, 2014 (1–4pm)
Address Allen 221, University of Oregon
City, State Eugene, Oregon

March is Women's History Month and to celebrate, Fembot, in collaboration with ASUO Women's Center, the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the School of Journalism and Communication, and the UO Libraries will be hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon at the University of Oregon on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Remote participants are also welcome.

Event details

As a part of WikiWomen's History Month, this event is one of many around the world that aims to engage more women to edit Wikipedia, and to improve coverage about women's history on Wikipedia. This event will be facilitated by User:SarahStierch.

  • Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
  • Time: 1–4pm
  • Venue: Allen 221 at the University of Oregon campus, Eugene, Oregon
  • Cost: Free, of course!
  • Twitter hashtag: #fembotwiki
  • Participants: This event is open to anyone interested in improving women's history coverage on Wikipedia. No wiki editing experience is necessary, support will be on hand to help you out! Female editors are specifically encouraged to attend. Can't be there the whole time? No problem, join us as long or as little as you can.
  • Details: Participants should bring their own laptop and power cords. Light food and drinks will be provided.
  • Registration: Please RSVP below

Sign up to participate

Event attendees

  1. SarahStierch (talk) 16:56, 19 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. Thebrycepeake (talk) 17:48, 19 February 2014 (UTC)
  3. Valfontis (talk) 20:51, 19 February 2014 (UTC) I don't have a laptop, but I can certainly kibbitz!
  4. Thrilled to attend, assuming no work/schedule conflict! --Another Believer (Talk) 20:54, 19 February 2014 (UTC)
  5. Saltandpepperson (talk) 23:09, 19 February 2014 (UTC) Looking forward to attending this event again!
  6. Jonesey95 may be able to stop by to offer technical assistance with markup and referencing. [Sorry, couldn't make it. Hope it was fun.]
  7. cforell a complete beginner
  8. castabile (talk)
  9. A. Barstow Connor (talk) 15:12, 26 February 2014 (UTC) also a complete beginner (at Wikipedia, in any case)
  10. Julmagu another complete beginner
  11. Leon Trotsky1879 (talk) 21:24, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

Online participants

If you cannot make it to the University of Oregon in person, but would still like to participate, you are more than welcome to do so remotely. Sign up below, and please add any outcomes below. We will have Google Hangout set up so you can "drop by" and say hi. Please email to "drop by." Be sure to use the Twitter hashtag #Wikiwomen and share your work.

  1. Rosiestep (talk) 22:27, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

Suggested content for improvement

Please add your suggestions here! Women focused subjects please, from around the world!


This is where we will put our article successes during and after the event!