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This page in a nutshell: Support of creative solutions for the upcoming Inspire Grants Campaign
Help us create a list of tools and knowledge around gender and diversity.
Harmony Day in Australia celebrates cultural diversity.

Support future grantees in the Inspire Campaign
Share what you know about Diversity in the Wikimedia movement.
About this initiative Campaign Calendar

  • Have you preserved your cultural or national history through photo contests and editing events?
  • Have you worked to enrich a particular language or cultural group on Wikimedia?
  • Have you studied diversity issues in online communities?
  • What have you learned about encouraging diversity on Wikimedia?

Add Suggested Problems and Solutions related to Diversity[edit]

Four ways to share!

1. Describe a Problem

Use 3-5 words for the title. Describe what challenges you have, what changes you would like to see.
To add a problem, use ==Problem: ENTER PROBLEM TITLE ==

2. Offer a solution

there might be different takes at the same problem. Do you see a challenge you can relate to? What is your possible solution?
To add solutions, use {{Solution|ENTER SOLUTION HERE }}

3. Describe a Problem and Offer a Solution

show others how you tried to solve a specific challenge you had.

4. Endorse others

Sign your name under problems or solutions you think are important -- Type the "#" character, and placing your signature

Problem: Writing for non-native english readers[edit]

Sometimes it is hard to know what level of complexity written documentation is and you need to know whether someone with a basic reading ability will understand (User:JAnstee (WMF)).

  1. Yes, this can be tricky for me too --EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 21:22, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
Solution: How about using the hemingway app? JAnstee (WMF)

Problem: Talking points for diversity[edit]

Sometimes, its hard to know how to talk about diversity to new wikimedians or partners --EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 18:24, 10 February 2015 (UTC). }}

Solution: There are tons of links you can use!
Solution: What about stats from the various reports?

Problem: What is a good way to promote your cultural heritage?[edit]

--EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 18:24, 10 February 2015 (UTC)}}

Solution: Yes, this is a problem for me too. MCruz (WMF) (talk)
Solution: In Argentina, we've found that working with local communities outside of major cities is a great way. We usually do interviews with the local communities first to see what they need, and follow up with events tailored to their work --EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 18:27, 10 February 2015 (UTC)
  1. I like this solution--EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 21:22, 10 February 2015 (UTC)

List of diversity learning patterns that have been created[edit]

All Diversity Patterns[edit]

No pages meet these criteria.

Gender Diversity Patterns[edit]

No pages meet these criteria.

About this initiative[edit]

For many years, the Wikimedia movement has acknowledged language, culture and gender diversity as important for its goal to share the sum of all human knowledge.

The Wikimedia movement faces many diversity challenges.

Several initiatives have tried to understand the problem and work towards increasing diversity in participation and content coverage to address these gaps (e.g., Writing Diversity back in Wikipedia toolkit and Charting diversity). We want to add one more!

Diversity Campaign Calendar[edit]

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February 14 - 28: Submit your problem and/or solution to Diversity Learning patterns campaign page!

March 1 to 15: Submit your problem and/or solution to Diversity Learning patterns campaign page!

March 4:IEG+PEG: Inspire Campaign launches. Support ideas with Diversity Learning Patterns!

March 16 to 22: Delivering barn stars to those who contributed the most to Diversity learning patterns campaign!