Submissions:2024/Working for representation on Wiki

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This submission has been noted and is pending review for WikiConference North America 2024.



Title:

Working for representation on Wiki

Type of session:

Lecture (15-30 min)

Session theme(s):

Community Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, GLAM, Partnerships, Wild Ideas

Abstract:

Representation on Wikimedia can take many forms. We will be taking a look at efforts to improve representation on Wikimedia projects, especially Wikipedia , Wikimedia Commons, Wiki Data and others and ways this can be done in grassroots, GLAM, educational and Institutional levels. This include linguistic representation, gender and self identification. This work, which comprises members of AfroCROWD, Wiki Caribbean and partners aiming to close gaps in our understanding of each other and perspectives in the the world, and helping to create a more welcoming, inclusive and open community culture in the movement at large online.

Author name(s):

Sherry Antoine

Wikimedia username(s):

E-mail address:

sherryantoine@gmail.com

Affiliated organization(s):

AfroCROWD, Wiki Caribbean

Able to attend without scholarship?

Yes

Estimated length of session

30 minutes

Will you be presenting remotely?

Okay to livestream?

Livestreaming is okay

Previously presented?

Special requests:

Afternoon, need basic podium, projector, microphone