Whose Knowledge?/Reports/2017

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The Whose Knowledge? user group was recognized as a Wikimedia user group on 26 September, 2016. This annual report outlines Whose Knowledge? activities supported by the group from September 2016 to September 2017. Whose Knowledge? is not funded as a user group, so no financial reporting is required.


Delegates at AWID Forum 2016
Okvir, Whose Knowledge? and OWP in Bosnia
Dalit History Month Edit-a-thon April 2017
Centering Knowledge from the Margins panelists at Wikimania 2017
Anasuya, Siko, Pax, Mike and Stan at Wikimania 2017
"Knowledge is global: we must move beyond western written knowledge, towards multiple and diverse forms of knowledge (including oral and visual), from multiple and diverse peoples and perspectives, to truly achieve the sum of all human knowledge."
  • April, May, June 2017: Dalit History Month edit-a-thons in USA and India.
    • 87 editors, 180 articles edited, 21 articles created, 27 commons uploads
  • April 2017: 2 days of Wikipedia training, open license discussions and project planning with Okvir in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • May 2017: Kumeyaay Wikipedia Workshop on the Barona Reservation
  • July 2017: Facilitated meeting of global feminists at Center for Women's Global Leadership, encouraging compilation of sources and open licensing for histories of feminist organizing.
  • July 2017: WikiWomen Camp - Presented a proposed project to collaborate with international WikiWomen on a Missing Women's Image Drive.
  • July 2017: Advised on scenario planning for 10 year futures with Internet Archive, Mozilla, EFF and Wikimedia Foundation.
  • August 2017: Brought a group of 6 to Wikimania Montreal!
    • Panel on Centering Knowledge from the Margins with Dalit, Kumeyaay and queer Bosnian community organizers. (Audio).
    • Anasuya speaking on global knowledge and representation in the keynote panel (Video)
    • Pax's talk at (co-located) WikiConference North America, "Facing Defacement: Combating harassment with user page protection. (Slides) (Video)

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Resource lists compiled for WK? partners as they engage in various activities with Wikimedia projects and the broader internet: