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

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Hello! and welcome to WikiProject Women in Red (WiR), whose objective is to turn red links into blue ones. Our project's scope is women's biographies and women's works, broadly construed. Did you know that, according to WHGI, only 18.85% 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.
Women in Red warmly welcomes you!
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Online event
1–31 March 2020
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Add to articles
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  • 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}}.
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  • {{WikiProject Biography| }} or {{WikiProject Biography}}
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  • 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]

Event templates[edit]