Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Meetup/95

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October 2018

Women + Science Fiction & Fantasy

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

Happening now: Clubwomen Women + Science Fiction & Fantasy Women in STEM Geofocus: Mediterranean

Coming in November: Religion Deceased politicians Geofocus: Asia

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 Humaniki, only 19.25% 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!
Online event
1–31 October 2018
Abigail Nussbaum needs a page! This is a redirect!
Use social media to promote our work!
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PinterestOctober 2018 editathons
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-95}}
  • {{Image requested|people}}, if it needs a photograph

In October 2018, Women in Red is focusing on women in science fiction and fantasy. We hope both inexperienced and seasoned editors will join us in creating biographies and other articles about women in all fields of interest in these countries, as well as their achievements, writings, organizations, and awards. This virtual editathon allows enthusiasts from around the globe to participate in our initiative. You are of course also welcome to add articles on any other notable women who deserve to be covered.

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]

In addition, we have Wikidata red-link lists on women from all the countries mentioned which can be found in the Women in Red navbox. A selection of these covering countries in which women are not well covered is listed below.

Wikidata (WD) red-link lists: women's biographies by country in other language versions of Wikipedia:

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


  1. Megalibrarygirl (talk) 18:28, 22 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Ipigott (talk) 12:09, 23 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  3. ☕ Antiqueight chatter 18:50, 23 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Penny Richards (talk) 19:56, 23 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Rosiestep (talk) 14:49, 28 September 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Kangarooth (talk) 12:13, 1 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  7. DanielGSouza (talk) 15:32, 2 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  8. Bakazaka (talk) 06:07, 6 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]
  9. PamD 21:56, 15 October 2018 (UTC)[reply]

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. United States Merab Eberle - PIN
  2. Jamaica Stephanie Saulter
  3. Jamaica Curdella Forbes
  4. India Sukanya Datta,FB
  5. Republic of Ireland Sarah Bowie
  6. United States Theodora McCormick Du Bois - PIN
  7. United States Garen Drussai
  8. United States Diane Detzer
  9. Trinidad and Tobago R. S. A. Garcia
  10. Republic of Ireland Susan E. Connolly, FB
  11. United States Nilah Magruder, FB
  12. United States Daisy Bacon (pulp fiction editor) - PIN
  13. United Kingdom or Canada Alice Elizabeth Burton
  14. United States Sue Greenleaf
  15. United Kingdom A. Garland Mears
  16. United States Lilith Lorraine - PIN
  17. United States Katya Reimann - upgraded a stub, but not by much
  18. United States Lynn Venable (writer)
  19. United States Emma May Buckingham (not really SF, but published a book of ghost stories in 1906), PIN
  20. United Kingdom Claire Brialey
  21. United States Ann Warren Griffith
  22. Canada Celu Amberstone
  23. United States Rebecca Roanhorse
  24. United States Jeannie Lin
  25. Japan Misumi Kubo
  26. United States Mari Wolf
  27. India Anuja Chandramouli
  28. United States Alice Glaser - PIN
  29. Brazil Emília Freitas
  30. United StatesMonette Cummings
  31. United StatesSophie Wenzel Ellis - PIN
  32. United StatesBetsy Curtis
  33. United KingdomAnne Charnock
  34. United StatesHelen Grace Scott Keenan - upgraded a stub

Did You Know features[edit]

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

  • Add here – most recent at the top with date of publication

Outcomes (pictures and videos)[edit]

Press about the event[edit]

Event templates[edit]