WikiWomen/Mangaluru/Meetup/1

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Mangaluru is home to many language Wikipedians, viz., Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, English and Malayalam. Hence women Wikipedians who edit all these language Wikipedias are welcome. Other language Wikipedians are also welcome.

Details of Meetup[edit]

The meetup aims to encourage more women to become Wikipedia editors and also address the difficulties and challenges faced by women while contributing to Wikipedia and editing its pages. Women Wikipedians will interact with each other. This will provide them an opportunity to learn about Wikipedia in a bias-free environment. There will be discussions about the upcoming projects to bridge the Gender Gap.

Date and Venue[edit]

Date: 27 August 2016
Day: Saturday
Time: 2.00 PM
Venue:Carmel Block, St. Agnes College(Autonomous), Bendore, Mangaluru. Google Map link

Sign up to participate[edit]

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  1. --Dhanalakshmi .K. T (talk) 18:32, 23 August 2016 (UTC), (Language:Kannada)
  2. --Anoosha k (talk) 11:25, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Pallavi K T (talk) 12:12, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
  4. --MAMATHA NAGENDRA (talk) 12:29, 24 August 2016 (UTC),(Language:Kannada)
  5. --Harriet Vidyasagar Outofindia (talk)
  6. --Kavitha G. Kana (talk) 06:41, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
  7. --Vidyashree k karadiguddi (talk) 15:12, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
  8. --Annapoornima Koppad (talk) 15:12, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
  9. ----Vinoda mamatharai (talk) 00:25, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
  10. --Yashoda Kudla (talk) 09:29, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Projects to be discussed[edit]

Please feel free to add any topic of interest. This is just a suggested starting point list.

  1. Completion of Lilavati's daughters project
  2. Women scientists (not just Indian)
  3. Women health & bio articles
  4. Bio of women writers of coastal Karnataka -in other languages (Kannada has it now)
  5. Eminent Women from the Konkan Coast.

Participated[edit]

  • Dr. Shailaja K.
  • Vinoda Kumari A.
  • Roshni D'Silva
  • Kavita
  • Pallavi K.T.
  • Elisa Ting-Yi
  • Dhannalakshmi K.T.
  • Harriet Vidyasagar

Deliberation[edit]

  • Brief Introduction by each participant to the group.
  • Presentation on Wikipedia.
  • Discussion about editing experiences and questions on Wikipedia editing.
  • Brief Introduction about Gender Gap on Wikipedia and few survey questions.
  • Need for regular meetups with more participants.
  • Next meet at Shree Ramakrsihna college, Mangaluru was suggested.
  • The existing project of adding articles about Medicinal Plants to be continued. and it has to be replicated in other language Wikipedia as well.
  • New editors sessions should be separated.
  • Next meet mid September to be planned and theme to be decided.
  • Conclusion and Group pictures.

Best wishes[edit]

  1. -Pavanaja (talk) 18:36, 23 August 2016 (UTC)
  2. -Sailesh Patnaik (Talk|Contribs) 13:51, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
  3. --Vishwanatha Badikana (talk) 02:42, 25 August 2016 (UTC)
  4. --Ananth subray (talk) 17:52, 25 August 2016 (UTC)
  5. --Gopala Krishna A (talk) 17:11, 26 August 2016 (UTC)


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