Celebrating Women in Wiki 2024

March 8 @ 12:00 am - May 30 @ 11:59 pmFree
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Open Space Tanzania, in collaboration with the global Wikimedia community, proudly presents the Celebrating Women in Wikimedia 2024 Contest! This exciting event aims to recognize and amplify the contributions of women across Wikimedia projects. Let’s delve into the details:

  1. Event Duration:
    • The contest will run from March 8, 2024, coinciding with International Women’s Day, to May 30, 2024.
    • During these 83 days, participants will engage in activities that celebrate women’s achievements, stories, and knowledge.
  2. Themes and Objectives:
    • Gender Equity: The contest seeks to address the gender gap within Wikimedia by encouraging more women to participate.
    • Content Creation: Participants are invited to create or improve articles related to women, gender issues, and women’s history.
    • Visibility: We aim to increase the visibility of women’s voices and experiences on Wikimedia platforms.
  3. How to Participate:
    • Individual Entries: Anyone can participate! Whether you’re an experienced editor or a newcomer, your contributions matter.
    • Article Creation and Expansion: Write new articles or enhance existing ones. Focus on women’s biographies, achievements, and cultural impact.
    • Multimedia Contributions: Add images, audio, or video content related to women’s history, art, and activism.
    • Wikidata and Wikicommons: Improve data related to women and their work.
  4. Prizes and Recognition:
    • Top Contributors: The most active contributors will receive recognition and prizes.
    • Featured Articles: Exceptional articles will be highlighted on Open Space Tanzania’s platforms.
    • Community Building: Connect with fellow participants, share experiences, and celebrate achievements.
  5. Events and Workshops:
    • Throughout the contest, Open Space Tanzania will organize virtual workshops, edit-a-thons, and webinars.
    • Topics include writing effective articlesWikidata editing, and gender bias awareness.
    • Stay tuned for announcements on our website and social media channels.
  6. Registration:
    • Register yourself via: https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/OST/Celebrating_Women_in_Wiki_2024
    • Join the movement, learn, create, and celebrate women’s impact on knowledge sharing!

Let’s make this contest a vibrant celebration of women’s achievements, resilience, and contributions. Together, we’ll enrich Wikimedia with diverse narratives and empower future generations.


March 8 @ 12:00 am
May 30 @ 11:59 pm
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Open Space Tanzania
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