Wikipedia:Meetup/Writing women into Wikipedia IAP workshop - MIT
|Writing Women into Wikipedia IAP Workshop @ MIT|
|highly underrepresented on its pages. In this Massachusetts Institute of Technology IAP workshop, participants will create original Wikipedia articles about notable women in history. Emphasis will be placed on women in the STEM disciplines, but attendees may chose women from any field. Participants will learn the nuances required of successful Wikipedia biographies; discover how to add appropriate images to Wikipedia articles; research notable women missing from Wikipedia's pages using multimedia resources from MIT's libraries; and come away having created at least one viable new article. No Wikipedia editing experience required.
The event is organized by the Women's and Gender Studies program at MIT.
Cambridge, MA event details
The following is a sampling of suggested articles to create or add upon. However, feel free to come up with your own ideas! There is an extensive list of article suggestions on the WikiWomen's History Month missing articles page.
Articles needing creation
Articles needing images (MIT alumnae)
Women in STEM Resources
Editing Wikipedia Resources
New articles created
Articles expanded, improved, or cleaned up
Consider joining one of the WikiProjects to continue contributing to articles throughout the year.