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A Presentation and Discussion
'Participation of Female Editors on Wikipedia and its Sister Projects'
at Imperial College London
by Sue Gardner
Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation 
Date and time: Sunday 13th November 2011 — 18:30-20:00
Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Lecture Theatre 1 (also known as G16)
Imperial College, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ
People of all ages and all Wikimedia projects were welcome, including any London Wikimedia/tech people.
- Marek.69 talk 15:32, 3 November 2011 (UTC)
- Chase me ladies, I'm the Cavalry 21:25, 3 November 2011 (UTC)
- HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts?
- Fæ - WM-UK trustee
- Tom Morris
- Natkabrown 11:55, 7 November 2011 (UTC) - I'll try to come
- Hope to be able to cover this for the Signpost. Skomorokh 15:01, 7 November 2011 (UTC)
- Mum's taxi 17:21, 8 November 2011 (UTC)
- Johnbod 05:45, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
- I'm spreading the word amongst some literate women who currently don't edit and getting some mild interest in attending. Andrew Davidson 07:48, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
- Certainly Peter Damian 22:44, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
- Definitely. Plus I need to pass the time before I go to the airport. :P --Sky Harbor (talk) 23:01, 9 November 2011 (UTC)
- --JN466 00:38, 11 November 2011 (UTC)
- the wub / Pcoombe (WMF) 01:29, 12 November 2011 (UTC)
- probably.Geni 21:49, 12 November 2011 (UTC)
- James F. (talk) 12:26, 13 November 2011 (UTC)
- Am physically there at the moment, forgot to sign up beforehand. Deryck C. 18:46, 13 November 2011 (UTC)
- WereSpielChequers 19:16, 14 November 2011 (UTC)
Topic of Presentation and Discussion: "Participation of Female Editors on Wikipedia and its Sister Projects"
Misogyny (amongst other things) on the internet means women aren't making a contribution to the world's 7th largest website. Which in turn means women's interest subjects aren't being covered in detail or at all. Which in turn means that women are culturally under represented in areas where Wikipedia is a prolific source of education.
Which in turn means you should come see our female CEO speak about how you can help encourage more women to represent themselves and their interests on Wikipedia
Entry was free and the program was as follows:
6.15 - Meet in the lecture theatre
6.25 - The lecture starts (45 minutes)
7.15 - The question / answer session on Wikipedia begins (following on from the lecture - also 45 minutes)
8pm - post-lecture drinks in the union
Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Lecture Theatre 1 (also known as G16), South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London
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