International Women’s Day

The wiki gender gap and Women’s History Month

By Lucy Crompton-Reid, Chief Executive of Wikimedia UK. Wikipedia’s vision is a world in which everyone has access to the sum of the world’s knowledge, but to do this, we must have representation from all the world’s voices. For the past five years Wikimedia UK has been working to address inequality and bias across the… read more »

Improving Wikipedia coverage of women artists

This post was written by Althea Greenan of the Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths College How did the Wikipedia editathon come about with regards to women artists? There have been a number of editathons that led to the session I held here recently. I organized a modest follow up (8th March) of a much bigger event… read more »

Royal Society to host Wikipedia events

This post was written by John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society I’m now a month and a half into my six months as Wikmedian-in-residence at the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s National Academy of Science, though as the role is supposed to be one day a week only, that in theory amounts… read more »

Wikimedia UK and the Women of the World Festival

This post was written by Daria Cybulska, Wikimedia UK Events Organiser Wikimedia UK was present at the high profile annual Women of the World Festival (WOW) at Southbank Centre on 9th March this year. WOW festival is a global event where the audience gather to celebrate women’s achievements, and discuss how we can collectively overcome the… read more »