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Event name[edit]

Telesilla "Why Wikipedia does not have a female point of view?"

Participant connections[edit]

I met the editorial board of the feminist magasine Telesilla. I met a female Greek Wikipedian who come to the event by reading the event at the Wikimedia Community User Group Greece blog. I met a female journalist from Northern Greece who was interested at the event and told them that thy are willing to write an article in their newspaper. I gave her my data to contact me. 25 people attended the public talk. There were mainly women.


Option 1: Shared Experience: What is one way you shared something from your experience with your community (either locally or globally), after the event?
Add a link here to a blog post or newsletter you wrote about your participation afterwards, or to a meet-up you organized to share your experience with your local community.

On February 11 I gave a public talk in an audience of approx. Prior to the talk Telesilla released posted and printed invitations. Among the audience there there readers and subscribers of the Telesilla magasize and one female member of the Wikimedia Greek community. The talk was followed by lengthy discussion. The talk was also filmed.

On February 12 I had a meeting with Telesilla editorial board where we discussed the reasons they believe women do not edit in Wikipedia, if and how women could affect how articles are written in Wikipedia.

The 31 slides of the talk (in Greek)




In order to prepare the talk I uploaded the following gender gap related files on commons:


  • Travel (round trip airfare from Corfu to Athens): 166.29 Euros
  • Accommodation: 0 Euros
  • Incidentals: 7.10 Euros
  • Total: 173.39 Euros

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