Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/164

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    Women and their animals | May 2020

    May: Healthcare Women and their animals Mary Mary in the month of May Geofocus Central and Eastern Europe

    June: Pride United Nations Gender imbalance

    2020 global initiatives: #1day1woman2020 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 19.80% 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 May 2020
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    Use social media to promote our work!
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    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
    • {{WikiProject Biography| }} or {{WikiProject Biography}}
    • {{WikiProject Women}} if born after 1950; or {{WikiProject Women's History}}:: if born before 1950.
    • Editathon banner: {{WIR-164}}

    For the first time, this May Women in Red is focusing on women with their animals. This covers a wide range of occupations and interests, including zookeepers, veterinarians, zoologists, entomologists, zoologists, farmers, cowgirls and animal trainers, as well as artists and writers specializing in animals. We hope to attract articles on both historical and contemporary figures.

    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 in gender studies, 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)

    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 women and animals are listed below:

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


    Outcomes (articles)[edit]

    Promote our work[edit]


    • 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. Russia Nina Demme
    2. Venezuela María Lionza (statue)
    3. Ukraine Tatiana Ardamatskaya
    4. Canada Rayel Robinson
    5. Russia Eupraxie Gurjanova
    6. United Kingdom Mary Tealby founded the UK dogs home
    7. Australia Alexandra Szalay
    8. Mexico Leonila Vázquez-García - PIN
    9. United Kingdom Constance Sladen - 2 species named after her! PIN TW
    10. Canada Elaine Watt (barrel racer)
    11. Germany Maria Schilder
    12. Canada Isabella Miller (barrel racer) - PIN
    13. Estonia Aino-Eevi Lukas - PIN
    14. Argentina Maria Isabel Hylton Scott - PIN
    15. Canada Viola Thomas - PIN
    16. United States Barbara Elaine Ruth Brown - destub & new page for eponymous fossil stork Vadaravis
    17. Poland Maria Zandbang
    18. Poland Janina Oyrzanowska-Poplewska - PIN
    19. Austria Tilly Bébé
    20. United States Emily L. Morton - PIN
    21. India Gauri Maulekhi upgrade, PIN
    22. Canada Gina McDougall - PIN
    23. UkraineGermanyMaria Dahl - PIN
    24. Czech RepublicUnited States Ella Bradna - PIN
    25. Hungary Erzsébet Simonyi - PIN
    26. Russian EmpireGeorgian Soviet Socialist Republic Christine Tsintsadze - PIN
    27. United Kingdom Mary Corkling vegetarian TW
    28. Canada Jerri Duce
    29. Charlotte Hough -destub
    30. Ellen Blight

    Did You Know features[edit]

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

    Outcomes (media)[edit]

    Add here – most recent at the top

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