Join the in-person edit-a-thon and learn to write your own Wikipedia-page on International Women’s Day!

Together with Studium Generale, Wikimedia Nederland and Dr. Laura Braden, we are hosting an Edit-a-thon on International Women's Day on March 8th.

The goal of this day is to add as many women as possible to Wikipedia, or to add or translate underexposed subjects, such as period poverty or medical conditions of women. In this way, with the knowledge we all possess, we can reduce the Gender Gap and at the same time make new, interesting subjects that deserve a larger audience more visible. At the end of the afternoon, we will take a festive look back at all the published articles.

Wikimedia Nederland is the Dutch branch of the organisation behind Wikipedia which is committed to a world in which everyone can share free knowledge with others. Wikimedia Nederland will be present on the say to tell us all about how Wikipedia works and how to write a good encyclopedia article.

On the day itself there will be a list of topics and sources which you can use to write an article or add to one. You can also help by translating articles to or from your native language. Your own input or ideas are also welcome. 

It is important to note that no prior knowledge is required to be part of this important event. Join for the introduction on Wikipedia on 14:30 or 16:00hrs, or come in any time!

Register here.

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The Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) is committed to women’s continued advancement into leadership positions across multiple sectors – from multinationals and start-ups to not-for-profit organisations. ECWO supports gender-balanced leadership through its management educationresearch and events about gender equality, and by coaching female business leaders. Its strong network leads to women empowerment and gender equality to the benefit of business and society.

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