Submissions:2018/Advancing Gender Equity: Conversations with Movement Leaders

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This submission has been accepted for WikiConference North America 2018.

Theme (optional)
Inclusion & Diversity
Academic Peer Review option
Type of submission
Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight (some WMF staff who are involved in this project may attend and present with me)
E-mail address<>
Wikimedia username
Affiliation(s) (optional)
WikiWomen's User Group
In 2017, the Gender Diversity Mapping project conducted interviews with 65 Wikimedian women who are leading gender gap activities across the globe. These women represent 29 countries and 26 language Wikipedias. In this session, the lead interviewer, Rosiestep, will present the full findings from the interviews. Participants will:
  • Receive an overview of data collected through 65 interviews in 2017 with women Wikimedians leading gender gap work in 29 countries
  • Gain a working understanding of the global diversity of gender gap activity across the Wikimedia, with respect to contributors, governance, community culture, implicit bias and more
  • Be invited to submit ideas about strategies for further action


  • gender gap
  • knowledge equity
  • gender diversity
  • research


Length of presentation
30 minutes, including Q&A
Special requests
Preferred room size
Have you presented on this topic previously? If yes, where/when?
Yes; Wikimania 2018. Also, presented preliminary findings at Wikiwomencamp 2017, Wiki Diversity Con 2017, WCNA 2017
If you will be incorporating a slidedeck during your presentation, do you agree to upload it to Commons before your session, with a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license, including suitable attribution in the slidedeck for any images used?
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