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Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2017/Programme/Submission/One year of WikiDonne

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Title of your proposal


Name(s) and/or username(s)

Camelia Boban, User:Camelia.boban
WikiDonne User Group, co-founder


  • Wikipedia & Education (Wikiworkshops and other methods of teaching how to edit wiki project / Wikipedia in education / using wikipedia and sister projects as an educational tool)
  • Bridging the gender gap (both contribution and content)

Type of submission (Please choose one)

  • Presentation (one-to-many)



Did you know that only 14,4% of bios in italian Wikipedia are about women? WikiDonne is a group of users whose purpose is to improve the coverage of women's topics in Wikipedia, by creating lists of articles (to be created, to be improved and to be translated) and organizing events and partnerships. Men are always welcome, our intention is not to turn Wikipedia into Womenpedia but to make everyone aware of the reality of gender gap. A thematic project (called WikiDonne too) and a Feminism portal in italian Wikipedia, Art & Feminism and La mujer que nunca conociste campaigns and Women in CEE countries editathon writing about: roumanian teather and cinema actress Elvira Popescu, polish activist and writer Cywia Lubetkin, montenegrin handball player Katarina Bulatović, ucrain poetess and activist Olena Ivanivna Teliha, bulgarian writer and politician Blaga Nikolova Dimitrova, russian painter Zinaida Evgen'evna Serebrjakova, president of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid (extended) and others.

Expected outcomes

  • Sharing experiences
  • Collaborations with others wikis interested in gender gap
  • Searching a common strategy to engage women and young people to write on Wikipedia and the sister projects

Duration (without Q&A)


40 minutes

Specific requirements



Slides or further information


Interested attendees (Please add yourself, and you may indicate your questions to the presenter).

  1. --Nickispeaki (talk) 20:40, 12 July 2017 (UTC)[reply]