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To celebrate the women's day UNESCO in collaboration with Wikimedians of India is hosting a one-day Wikipedia editing workshop.

Date[edit]

Date: : Friday, 2019 March 08, 11:00 AM - 16:00, Indian Standard Time

Venue[edit]

Meeting Point

  • UNESCO Delhi Office

1, San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021 Google Maps

Agenda[edit]

  • Bridging the gender gap on Wikipedia by creating biographies on Women.

Intended Audience[edit]

This is an in-house UNESCO event where Women Wikimedians selected for | WTTT 2019 will act as Resource Person to train the intended audience invited by UNESCO.

Trainers/ Resource Person[edit]

Wikimedian Language/Community

or Organization

Sumita Roy Bengali
Wikilover90 English
Shweta Hindi
Dhanlakshmi K.T. Kannada
Saranya Bhumi Malayalam
Aarya Joshi (Unable to Attend) Marathi
Chinmayee Mishra Odia
Nitesh Gill (Unable to Attend) Punjabi
Singo Hembram (Unable to Attend) Santali
Parvathisri Tamil
Suswetha Telugu
Durga Bhat Tulu
Nilam Karn Maithili
Sujata Bengali
Saumya Naidu (CIS Representative)
K.N. Medini (CIS Representative)
Sailesh Facilitator
Abhinav Facilitator
Manavpreet Kaur Facilitator
Japleen Pasricha Feminism in India
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Kalyani Marathi
PMSarangi Odia

List of Articles[edit]

Women Scientists[edit]

NAME STATUS
Bindu A Bambah
B Vijayalakshmi
Shubhada Chiplunkar
Deepti Deobagkar
Srubabati Goswami
R J Hans-Gill/ Hans-Gill Rajinder Jeet
P Mohanty Hejmadi
H Ilah (nee' Bhatnagar)
Sangeeta N Kale
V Kalpagam
Priyadarshini Karve
S K Khanduja
Pushpa Khare
Medha Khole
Kusum Marathe
Minnie M Mathan
Asha Mathur
Anuradha Misra
Anjali Mookerjee
Indira Narayanaswamy
Chanda Nimbkar
Sulabha Pathak
Hema Ramachandran
Sheela K Ramasesha
Sumathi Rao
S Sandhyamani
Chitra Sarkar
G V Satyavati
H S Savithri
Riddhi Shah
Supurna Sinha
Satyavati M Sirsat
Sarala K Subbarao
S Annapurni
Sumati Surya
N. Valarmathi
Tessy Thomas

Lóreal UNESCO Laureate[edit]

NAME COUNTRY YEAR STATUS
Susanna Phoboo Nepal 2008
Hasina Akhter Bangladesh 2002
Ruchi Singh India 2006
Yean Yean Chan Malaysia 2009
Antima Gupta India 2010
Yifen Tan Malaysia 2010
Marissa Teo Singapore 2010
Patricia Miang Lon Ng Singapore 2012
Kanika Mitra Bangladesh 2013

Stree Shakti Science Samman Awardees[edit]

NAME YEAR STATUS
Usha Bhosle 2010
Telma B. K. 2012
Dr. Jaya S. Tyagi 2012

Women Fellows of TWAS[edit]

NAME YEAR STATUS
Asha Mathur 2000
Anand Ashima 2003
Buti Bimla 1990
Kanchan Chopra
Kasturi Datta

Notable Women from Sri Lanka[edit]

NAME STATUS
Preethi Gunaratne
Asha de Vos
Y I Nilmini Silva Gunawardene
Aresha Manamperi
Anuja Dharmaratne
Dilhara Edirisinghe
Janakie Saparamadu
Ayanthi N Navaratne
D C K Illeperuma
Shiroma Weerathunge
Buddhima Subasinghe
Lakmini Wijesundera
Vidumini Ranasinghe
Nayeni Fernando

Media Persons[edit]

NAME AREA OF EXPERTISE STATUS
Pooja Sood
Geeeta Sheshu Independent Journalist
Chinmayi Arun Fellow Cybersecurity and AI
Ammu Joseph
PN Vasant Director-General, Centre for Media Studies
Venu Arora ED, Ideoaync Media Combine
Archana Kapoor Founder and Director, SMART and Director, Radio Mewat
Nupur Basu Managing Trustee, IAWRT India
Laxmi Murthy Independent Journalist and Member, Network for women in media in India
Nandani Sahai Director, Media Information and Communication Centre of India
Sohaila Kapur Independent journalist, writer, theatre actor and director

Miscellaneous[edit]

Name Status
Bhaswati Mukerjee
Arti Dogra
Chandni Joshi
Kousalya Periasamy

Culture/Arts[edit]

Name Background Country Status
Neha Kirpal Founder, India Art Fair India
Pooja Sood Founder-Director, Khoj International Artists Association, and Director-General, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur India
Shilpa Sharma Founder, jaypore.com, which is a leading online company for retail of Indian handicrafts India
Durga Bai Vyom Famous Gond painter who has exhibited even internationally. Gond is a tribe in Madhya Pradesh and Gond paintings are known across India and internationally and have evolved with contemporary times India
Judy Frater Founder, Kala Raksha Vidyalaya, first ever design school for artisans in India in Kutch, and Founder, Somaiya Kala Vidyalaya that is focused on teaching management skills to young artisans. She is perhaps not Indian but has dedicated more than 25 years of her life to working for Indian artisans. Has been living in India for more than 25 years. From USA.
Ruwanthi de Chickera Theatre artist, well represented on the web with reviews and newspaper articles Sri Lanka
Janani Cooray Painter, installation artist, performance artist; well-represented on the web Sri Lanka
Nisansala Karunaratne Visual artist, Gallery owner (Gallery Casa Serena); well-represented on the web. Sri Lanka
Kaushalya Fernando   Theatre artist, and film and television actress; well-represented on the web. Sri Lanka
Upeka Chitrasena Dancer and dance teacher; daughter of the well-known dance-teacher duo Chitrasena and Vajira who pioneered the introduction of Sri Lankan ballet in the 1950's. Sri Lanka
Anoli Perera Contemporary Visual Artist Sri Lanka

Articles For Translations[edit]

Photos[edit]

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More articles can be found here- Wikipedia:UNESCO Workshop (2019 New Delhi) Lists


Contact Persons and Facilitators[edit]

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