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Timeline for Whose Knowledge[edit]

Timeline Date
Establishing connections with partners. 30 January 2018
Creating communication and graphic elementos (logo, landing page, etc.). 30 January 2018
Creating the 2019 campaign: Meta page update, Commons category and Campaign page. 15 February 2019
Updating resources kit. 25 February 2019
Featuring the campaign on WhoseKowledge? blog and newsletter. 25 February 2019
Creating a social media countdown for campaign launch. 1 March 2019
Coordinate with partners to support the launch. 1 March 2019
Translations: adding Portuguese to the resources kit. 8 March 2019
Campaign launch. 8 March 2019
Creating a cheatsheet to support edit-a-thon organizers. 15 March 2019
Creating a model to help edit-a-thon organizers make Wikidata query. 20 March 2019
New resource on image donation from GLAM institutions: first draft to review with partners. 8 April 2019
Blogpost, podcast and newsletter on Visibility. 22 April 2019
Launch #WomenofColors mini-campaign. 22 April 2019
Presenting #VisibleWikiwomen in panel Women and the Commons: visibility strategies, in the Creative Commons Summit 2019. 9 May 2019
Closing 2019 campaign with a blogpost. 15 May 2019
Publishing: "Guide for Cultural Institutions to make women more visible on Wikipedia". 30 May 2019

Monthly updates[edit]

Please prepare a brief project update each month, in a format of your choice, to share progress and learnings with the community along the way. Submit the link below as you complete each update.


  • Created a list of 50 potencial partners.
  • Sent invitations to potencial partners.
  • Scheduled first meetings with partners that decided to join the campaign.


  • Created the VisibleWikiWomen_2019 category on Commons.
  • Updated Upload Wizard and Campaign Page.
  • Created a mailing list to communicate with partners.
  • Coordinated the launch with partners.
  • Published a pre-launch blogpost.
  • Created a social media countdown.
  • Updated the content of the resources kit in English and Spanish.
  • Translated the resources kit to Portuguese.


  • Sent the Whose Knowledge? Newsletter Issue #2 introducing VisibileWikiWomen.
  • Updated the design of the resources kit.
  • Published resources kit 2019 in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Launched #VisibleWikiWomen campaign on March 8, 2019.
  • In-memoriam honoring of Marielle Franco on March on March 14, 2019.
  • Created a cheatsheet for edit-a-thons organizers in English.
  • Created a model of basic query to identify women articles without images, to be adapted and used by partners.
  • Partners follow up and support.




  • Presented #VisibleWikiWomen at the CC Global Summit session: Women and the Commons: Visibility Strategies (May 9, Lisbon).
  • Printed the new #VisibleWikiWomen postcards edition.
  • Published a blog post about the story of Petronila Infantes, her biography and photo on Wikipedia.
  • Camapign close. Metrics to May 8:
    • 3700 images uploaded.
    • 1787 total image usages.
    • 861 (23.27%) distinct images used.
    • 71 different Wikipedia languages. Most of the uses were in Wikidata (645) and English Wikipedia (439).





  • Presented #VisibleWikiWomen at the Conferencia de Derechos Humanos en Entornos Digitales. September 12-14, 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Slides.
  • Contact with Wikimedia Colombia and Wikimedia Mexico to work with indigenous women for the next VWW edition.
  • Contact with indigenous leader from Uruguay (CONACHA).


  • Contact with indigenous organizations from Honduras and Guatemala.
  • Learning pattern: Simple ways to join the VWW as a campaign organizer in your own local context.
  • Final report.

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