We invite people of all gender identities expressions transgender cisgender and gender nonconforming women.
Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge.
Women's Herstory Editathon
- 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018
- Room 2127 in Henry Madden Library
- Free event, open to the public. Parking is restricted.
- In partnership with the Cross Cultural Gender Center.
Librarians will provide training and reference sources to assist contributors in adding and improving the Wikipedia entries for women in history.
For event information, contact Ray Pun at 559.278.2230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For accessibility information, contact Barbara Windmiller at 559.278.7630 or email email@example.com.