Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/158

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    Geofocus on Great Britain and Ireland
    March 2020 (Women's History Month)

    March: Art+Activism & Folklore Aviation Great Britain & Ireland VisibleWikiWomen

    April: Gender studies Dance Geofocus on Caucasus' VisibleWikiWomen

    2020 global initiatives: #1day1woman2020 Focus on sports

    See also: Future events

    Welcome to WikiProject Women in Red (WiR)!
    Our objective is to turn red links into blue ones. Our project's scope is women's representation on all language Wikipedias (biographies, women's works, women's issues, broadly construed). Did you know that, according to Humaniki, only 19.75% of the English Wikipedia's biographies are about women? Not impressed? Content gender gap is a form of systemic bias, and this is what WiR addresses. We invite you to participate, whenever you like, in whatever way suits you and your schedule. Editors of all genders are equally and warmly welcome at Women in Red!
    Online event
    1–31 March 2020
    Use social media to promote our work!
    FacebookWiki Women in Red
    Twitter@wikiwomeninred
    PinterestMarch 2020 events
    Hashtag#wikiwomeninred
    Add to articles
    .
    • Authority control should be included at the foot of every biography: {{Authority control}}. It will remain hidden until relevant identifiers have been added to Wikidata.
    • Choose applicable Categories including relevant subcategories of Category:Women.
    • If applicable, add a stub template at the foot of an article:{{stub}}.
    Add to article talk pages
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    • {{WikiProject Biography| }} or {{WikiProject Biography}}
    • {{WikiProject Women}} if born after 1950; or {{WikiProject Women's History}}:: if born before 1950.
    • Editathon banner: {{WIR-158}}

    In March 2020, Women in Red is collaborating with The Great Britain/Ireland Destubathon by providing an opportunity for you to create or improve articles on past or present women who were born in England, Scotland, Wales, the island of Ireland, the Isle or Man or the Channel Islands, or who have close associations with one or more of these. Special attention could for example be given to those who have received the highest official honours. You may also write articles about the works women have created, the literature they have written or their companies and organizations.

    Anyone can take part in this event. We hope both inexperienced and seasoned editors will join us in creating biographies and other articles about women from Great Britain and Ireland, as well as their achievements, writings, organizations, and awards. This virtual editathon allows enthusiasts wherever they may be to participate in our initiative. Contributors are of course also welcome to add articles on any other notable women who deserve to be covered, for example under our #1day1woman priority.

    The main goals of the event are:

    • to encourage inexperienced editors and show them how they can contribute to Wikipedia by creating biographies of some of the world's most prominent women
    • to draw the attention of more experienced editors to the need for concerted action on a specific area
    • to support Wikipedia in combating the systemic bias against the coverage of women and women's works
    • to promote the new/improved articles and images through social media (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter)

    The destubathon (with prizes!) aims to improve existing stubs by expanding them, usually to at least 1200 bytes of readable prose. You are invited to register as a participant in the destubathon as well as in this WiR editathon, and to record any "destubbed" articles both on this page and on the destubathon outcomes pages.

    What else?

    • Below, you'll see a section where you can list the articles you create this month, and another section where you can add the images you have uploaded to Commons.
    • This essay on creating women's biographies and our Ten Simple Rules might be helpful to newer editors.
    • If you tweet about any of the articles, or upload any of the images to Pinterest, please indicate you have done so next to the article name.

    Redlists (lists of redlinked articles to be created)[edit]

    A wide variety of redlink lists can be found on our Redlist index. Some of those relating to Great Britain and Ireland are listed below:

    Add other red links here, if possible with a source:

    • Gabrielle Reidy (1960-2014), Irish actress, surprised to discover she didn't even have a stub; plenty of sources:[1][2][3]

    Participants[edit]

    Outcomes (articles)[edit]

    Promote our work[edit]

    Key:

    • Add FB after the article if you mention it on Facebook
    • Add PIN after the article if you pin the image on Pinterest
    • Add TW after the article if you tweet it on Twitter

    New or upgraded articles[edit]

    Most recent on top, please, specifying upgraded if not new

    1. England Abigail Eames - destub, improve
    2. United Kingdom Abena Oppong-Asare - destub, PIN
    3. Republic of Ireland Rosa D'Erina -destub, PIN
    4. Republic of Ireland Una Troy -destub
    5. United Kingdom Sian Westerman
    6. Republic of Ireland Julia Crottie -destub, PIN
    7. Republic of Ireland Kathleen Marescaux -destub
    8. United Kingdom Charlotte Julia Weale TW
    9. United Kingdom Mariquita Tennant TW
    10. United Kingdom Lucy Mary Silcox TW
    11. Republic of Ireland Bairbre Dowling -destub
    12. United Kingdom Zuzanna Shonfield new
    13. Wales Mary Pendrill Llewelyn new
    14. England Marjorie Anderson -destub
    15. England Ellen Pinsent - destub
    16. United Kingdom Rosemarie Mallett
    17. England Hester Adrian, Baroness Adrian -destub
    18. England Mary Ann Lyth - PIN
    19. England Zena Skinner -destub, PIN
    20. England Harriet G. Brittan - PIN
    21. United KingdomIndia Margaret Benn Walsh - PIN
    22. United Kingdom Eileen Brooke -destub
    23. Republic of Ireland Florence Moon -destub (still small)
    24. Republic of Ireland Vera Cosgrave -destub, (still small)
    25. Wales Martha Llwyd -destub
    26. United Kingdom Louisa Nott-Bower -destub
    27. Republic of IrelandKitty Fitzgerald-TW
    28. United Kingdom Mary Moffat TW, PIN
    29. United Kingdom Margaret Lacey -destub, PIN
    30. Republic of IrelandSaidie Patterson-TW
    31. Wales Elena Puw Morgan -destub
    32. Republic of IrelandCatherine Byron-TW
    33. United StatesUnited Kingdom Myka Meier
    34. Republic of IrelandLaura Geraldine Lennox - TW, PIN
    35. United Kingdom Sarah Hewley was a redirect, PIN
    36. United Kingdom Theresa Parker
    37. Wales Lily Tobias -destub
    38. Northern Ireland Mary Johnstone Lynn -destub (still small)
    39. Wales Esther Lewis -destub (still small)
    40. United Kingdom Mary Ann Rocque -destub
    41. United Kingdom Mary Edwards (1705–1743)TW, PIN
    42. United Kingdom Linda Joy Stern -destub (still small)
    43. United States Patsy Mink substantial expansion, PIN
    44. United Kingdom Elsy Borders -destub, PIN
    45. United KingdomJapan Sky Brown
    46. United Kingdom Elizabeth Beecroft - destub, PIN
    47. England Women's Sick and Wounded Convoy Corps
    48. United Kingdom Betty Astell -destub, pin
    49. England Mary Margaret Busk
    50. United Kingdom Janet Mary Campbell -destub
    51. United Kingdom Jessie MacLachlan -destub, pin
    52. United Kingdom Penny Mountbatten
    53. Northern Ireland Eileen Pollock - destub
    54. Republic of Ireland Dorothy Dury TW
    55. Scotland Senga Macfie -destub
    56. United Kingdom Edith MacArthur -destub, pin
    57. England Elizabeth Julia Hasell -destub TW
    58. England Sarah Crompton -destub TW
    59. United KingdomAlice Birch
    60. United KingdomCanada Margaret Scott-Wright -destub, pin
    61. United Kingdom Emma Wilson (sailor)
    62. United KingdomSomalia Qamar Aden Ali fair use image
    63. England Mary Cowden Clarke -destub TW
    64. England Nora Chesson -destub TW
    65. England Barbarina Brand -destub TW
    66. United Kingdom Flora Philip -destub, PIN
    67. United Kingdom Gertrude Kinnaird - new, PIN
    68. England Constance Bache - destub TW
    69. Republic of IrelandUniversidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología in Peru but designed by Irish women TW
    70. United Kingdom Gertrude Clarke Nuttall - new
    71. United KingdomUnited States Katherine Arthur Behenna -destub
    72. United KingdomUnited States Evelyn Campbell (actress) - TW
    73. United Kingdom Elizabeth MacLennan -destub
    74. United Kingdom Marjorie Grice-Hutchinson -destub
    75. United Kingdom Veronica Ashworth
    76. United Kingdom Bessie Bangay -destub
    77. United Kingdom Harriet L. Childe-Pemberton -destub (still small)
    78. United Kingdom Norah Burke -destub
    79. England Catherine Washington
    80. England Samantha Lowe
    81. Scotland Eleanor Yule destubbed uncited 1 sentence stub
    82. United Kingdom Alice Margaret Coats new
    83. Republic of Ireland Gabrielle Reidy - PIN TW
    84. United Kingdom Elsie Duncan-Jones -destub
    85. United Kingdom Kate Whiteford - destub
    86. Republic of Ireland Maura Murphy -destub
    87. Republic of Ireland Gertrude Mahon - PIN
    88. Republic of Ireland Helen O'Clery -destub
    89. Republic of Ireland Selina Bunbury -destub
    90. United Kingdom Dorothy Champney - PIN
    91. Republic of Ireland May Cluskey -destub
    92. Canada Sara Anne McLagan -destub, PIN
    93. United Kingdom Madoline Thomas -destub
    94. United Kingdom Debonnaire von Bismarck
    95. United Kingdom Evelyn D'Alroy by @womenwhomademe TW
    96. United Kingdom Moelona -destub
    97. United Kingdom Eiluned Lewis -destub
    98. Republic of Ireland Bríd Mahon - PIN
    99. Republic of Ireland Marian Tobin -TW
    100. United Kingdom Elizabeth Phillips Hughes -destub, PIN
    101. United Kingdom Myfanwy Howell -destub, PIN
    102. United KingdomAustralia Mary MacLeod Banks -destub
    103. United Kingdom Elizabeth Crichton TW, PIN
    104. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Irish Central Committee for the Employment of Women
    105. United Kingdom Mea Allan -destub
    106. United Kingdom Kate Board
    107. United Kingdom Rosemarie Dunham -destub
    108. United Kingdom Winifred MacBride -destub, PIN
    109. United Kingdom Rose Gentle - destub
    110. United KingdomUnited States Mary Mortimer - new - TW, PIN
    111. United Kingdom Jennifer Durrant - destub
    112. United Kingdom Phyllis Sellick add pics, PIN
    113. United Kingdom Adela Marion Adam TW, PIN
    114. South Africa Eleanor Kasrils -destub
    115. United Kingdom May Mukle -destub, PIN
    116. United Kingdom Kate Lee (English singer) -destub
    117. United KingdomMargot Gore TW, PIN
    118. United Kingdom Jane Hillston - improved
    119. United Kingdom Hollie-May Saker
    120. United Kingdom Mary Welsh -destub, PIN
    121. United Kingdom Jane Lessingham - PIN
    122. United Kingdom Ellice Hopkins -destub, added image, PIN TW
    123. United KingdomRepublic of Ireland Kathleen Pelham Burn - PIN
    124. United KingdomUnited States Elizabeth Baker Bohan -new - TW, PIN
    125. United Kingdom Nellie Hall -destub
    126. United Kingdom Rosalind Dallas - destub
    127. United Kingdom Mona Friedlander TW, PIN
    128. United Kingdom Joan Hughes -upgrade
    129. United Kingdom Maria Dickin -destub
    130. United Kingdom Mary Railton
    131. SpainUnited Kingdom Maria Josep Colomer i Luque - PIN
    132. United Kingdom Cicely Craven -destub
    133. United Kingdom Marian Belcher -destub, PIN
    134. United Kingdom Gabrielle Patterson TW, PIN
    135. United KingdomDora Tulloch -destub, PIN
    136. United KingdomJanet Backhouse -destub
    137. New ZealandEdith Mary Macfarlane -destub, PIN
    138. United Kingdom Bernie Murray - destub

    Did You Know features[edit]

    New/expanded articles featured in the Did you know... column of the Wikipedia Main page

    Outcomes (media)[edit]

    Don't forget you can also add new images you post here to our VisibleWikiWomen page.

    Add here – most recent at the top

    Press about the event[edit]

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