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Wiki-Women-Middle East
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
When and Where
DateThursday March 31, 2016
DateThursday July 14, 2016

On the occasion of Women’s History Month 2016, Writing Middle Eastern Women into History Initiative (WMWH) is launching Wiki-Women-Middle East, a series of Wiki Edit-a-thon gatherings around the globe to add profiles of Middle Eastern women cultural and social art practitioners to Wikipedia.

Event details[edit]

While volunteer editors can join this ongoing collective effort remotely at their preferred time and space, on Thursday, March 31, 2016, pilot programs will take place in four locations:

  • Location 1: CultureHub, 47 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Location 2: Herat WMWH member space 8:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Location 3: Mashhad WMWH member space 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location 4 – Core Hub: Arab American National Museum, Annex Building, 13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    • Profiles of DIWAN Forum's women members will be highlighted and registered to Wikipedia at this location
  • What to bring:Participants should bring their own laptops and power cords
  • Cost: The program is free and open to the public
  • Hashtag: #WHMH2016

Wiki-Women Middle East list[edit]

Resources[edit]

See Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Resources
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.

Editing Wikipedia resources[edit]

Listed here for quick reference.
N.B. Also located on the Resources page referenced above under Editor Resources

Tools and templates[edit]

Outcomes[edit]

Pages improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Alise Alousi -- Watershrimp (talk)
  2. Women on Walls -- Tovacarlin (talk)

Pages created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Laila Ajjawi -- Tovacarlin (talk) -- Stub

External links[edit]

March 2016 - Sign up[edit]

  1. Pharos (talk) 16:56, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - NYC
  2. BrillLyle (talk) 17:59, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - remote support
  3. George Rahme (talk) 19:13, 31 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Mehrdadsb (talk) 19:57, 31 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Watershrimp (talk) 21:31, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - NYC
  6. Tovacarlin (talk) 21:48, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - NYC
  7. Sofalyd (talk) 22:29, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - NYC
  8. Hasan4 art (talk) 22:35, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - Detroit
  9. Stripedplantz (talk) 22:40, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - Detroit
  10. Avaansari (talk) 22:52, 31 March 2016 (UTC) - Detroit
  11. Zegeer (talk) 13:15, 27 April 2016 (UTC) - NYC

July 2016 - Sign up[edit]

  1. Pharos (talk) 13:22, 14 July 2016 (UTC) - NYC