Wikipedia Workshop Pune
This is a Wikipedia Workshop celebrating the 13th Anniversary of Wikipedia. Its goal is to use the opportunity of the anniversary to increase awareness about Wikipedia & equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. The participants will be encouraged to edit Wikipedia in their regional language .Also part of the workshop will be a session on women empowerment.New women editors will also be able to interact with existing women editors. The workshop is free and open to everyone.
- Primary goals
- To Celebrate Wikipedia's 13th Anniversary.
- To introduce Wikipedia as an encyclopaedia and a concept to new editors.
- To Promote Marathi Wikipedia Community & promote the use of regional languages in Wikipedia.
- To promote more Women editors to join the community & to tackle the problems faced by current Women editors.
- To have an open interaction within the editors, existing as well as new.
- Secondary goals
- To spread the awareness of Wikipedia as a powerful tool.
- To encourage community building among the many contributors of Wikimedia & its sister projects.
- Use the occasion for a massive outreach programme.
- Increase communication and collaboration between Wikimedia supporters in Pune & India
Date : 18th January 2014
Place : Pune,Maharashtra,India
Venue : Pune Vidyarthi Griha's College of Engineering & Technology, Pune
Expected Attendees : 130-150