CIS-A2K/Events/She Leads/Program/Submitted/Taking Wiki Club Jamia Ahead

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Basic Information[edit]

Name of the Event/Activity[edit]

  • Taking Wiki Club Jamia Ahead: Helping participation from female students grow.

Type of Event/Activity[edit]

  • Training workshop which would involve awareness/introduction to Wikipedia and other open knowledge initiatives, basic editing, capture images in and around the university campus which would subsequently be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under a free license.

Email address[edit]

Purpose of the Event/Activity[edit]

  • Sustainability and growth of Wiki Club Jamia.
  • More awareness about open knowledge platforms.
  • Expansion of the Wikimedia community - Bringing new participants to the Wiki Club Jamia.
  • Encouraging structured female participation and leadership at Wiki Club Jamia
  • Documenting photographic knowledge related to Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Improvement of existing content on Wikipedia projects, particularly content related to the university.

Expected start date and end date of the Event/Activity[edit]

  • 28 May

List of users who will be organising the Event/Activity[edit]

Partner Institution or Organisation (If Any, Optional)[edit]

  • Eng Res Co and DCW - Eng Res Co will help in having the event held at Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, and DCW will provide support with structuring the event.

Program and Metrics[edit]

Agenda/Program of the Event/Activity[edit]

  • 1) Introduction to Wikipedia and other sister projects like → Wikimedia Commons, Wikibooks, Wikiquote etc.
  • 2) Basics to editing- live session of atleast one edit per person.
  • 3) Uploading photographs to Wikimedia Commons. Helping navigate basic to semi-advanced- nuances of copyright and licensing.
  • 4) Adding tags/ labels to photographs and pages. (Structured data and categories)
  • 5) Wikidata labels.
  • 6) Sustaining of Wiki Club Jamia and having equitable female leadership and participation is also an agenda.

Expected Matrix or Outcomes from the Event/Activity planned[edit]

  • Increased awareness about the open knowledge movement of Wikimedia and its projects.
  • At least 7-8 new contributors/accounts, particularly female students.

Expected number of attendees[edit]

  • 20- 30 students.

Post Event/Activity Engagement[edit]

Follow-up engagement plan post the event/activity[edit]

  • Add new contributors to WhatsApp group of the club where they would be assisted and addressed in a timely manner.
  • Encourage participants to participate in conversations, contests and other Wiki challenges.


Tentative budget-

Refreshments- Rs. 2500- Rs. 3000