Wikipedia:Meetup/Womens History Edit-a-thon - Harvard
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|Women's History Edit-a-thon 2013, Berkman Center @ Harvard
(remote participants also welcome)
|WikiWomen's History Month, participants from around New England are invited to gather together at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University to edit and create Wikipedia entries on notable women in history.
Cambridge, MA event details
Confirmed Wikipedians attending
If you cannot make it to the Berkman Center in person but would still like to participate, you are more than welcome to do so remotely. Suggested articles appear below, or you may add or contribute to one of your choosing. So that we can count you as having participated, please add your contributions under the #Results section below. Note: There will not be a webinar aspect for online participants; simply log in and log your contributions below to have them "counted." And be sure to use the Twitter hashtag #WikiWomenMA if you tweet about the event!
Suggested Topics for March 29th edit-a-thon
The following is a sampling of suggested articles to create or add upon. However, feel free to come up with your own ideas! You may also consider cleaning up articles on more well-known women, such as Marie Curie, Sonia Sotomayor, Hillary Clinton, Jane Goodall, Rosa Parks or Ada Lovelace. Helpful updates could be as simple as making sure reference links are still appropriate and functional.
Articles needing creation
Articles needing expansion and/or cleanup
Note: Wikipedia lists of notable women (and men) are all missing plenty of key people, so feel free to add to those lists
Resources: Editing Wikipedia
New articles created:
Articles expanded or improved:
Added quotations from primary sources to article on James Barry (surgeon) (Margaret Ann Bulkley, believed to be the first woman to have qualified as a physician in Britain, using a male identity.)