diversity

AdaCamp Berlin 2014 – a summary account

This post was written by Roberta Wedge, Gender Gap Project Worker Ada Camp is a weekend-long event bringing together women in open technology and culture for mutual support. It was created by the Ada Initiative, which exists to support women in these fields. I attended Ada Camp Berlin (of which Wikimedia UK was a sponsor)… read more »

Welcoming our Programme Intern

This section was written by Daria Cybulska, Programme Manager One of Wikimedia UK’s key aims as a charity is to teach under-represented groups how to edit Wikipedia (women make up about 10% of editors), and develop under-represented content (e.g. Women in Science). Wikimedia UK has been running ‘Women in Science’ editathons for the last two… read more »

Wikimedia Chapters to deliver Wikimedia Diversity Conference

The diversity of Wikipedia editors is a topic that is widely discussed, both within the global movement and in the wider world. It’s an important issue and there is a wide range of opinions about how to encourage under-represented groups to contribute to Wikimedia projects. Each language Wikipedia has different approaches, as does each Wikimedia… read more »

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