Grants:IdeaLab/De la Historia no contada a la Wikipedia masiva/en
What is the problem you're trying to solve?
Fix the low representation of Venezuelans, in particular women, in the Wikipedia.
What is your solution?
Train a group of students and researchers to build a historical database about vocal women born in Venezuela and which biographies could be included in the Wikipedia following its editorial parameters. The aim is to include 60 women from Venezuela in the next 6 months.
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Build a historical data base throughout 6 workshops. Communication towards potential participants will be achieved through social media and printed flyers distributed in the university
Include students from Humanity, sciences, engineering and Social sciences to a working group promoted by the Center of Women Studies from the University Central de Venezuela.
Include this project as part of the extension of the university of engineering leadership by the area of language and communication in partnership with the Center of Women Studies from the University Central de Venezuela. This partnership should cover the minimum costs of logistics and calls to participate. Besides, we aim at creating a Club of wiki girls that would achieve social activities.
Measures of success
Yearly submission of Venezuelan women and from Latin America increases 50% in comparison to the previous year. Average number of members of the club wiki girls also increases.
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