Women's Day Edit-a-thon at Jnana Prabodhini, Pune on 9th March 2017
On the occasion of World Women's Day, Women's Wikipedia edit-a-thon week is arranged across the world. The organisers collaborated with The Centre for Internet & Society-Access to Knowledge Program to conduct this workshop for women working in Culture & Indology sector.
The goal of this Wikipedia Workshop is to build resources in the field of Culture,Indology & women empowerment on Marathi Wikipedia and equip its participants with the process of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. Another focus of the workshop will be on adding references to existing articles.
- Primary goals
- To introduce Wikipedia as an encyclopedia for research and a concept to new editors.
- To Promote Marathi Wikipedia Community & promote the use of regional languages in Wikipedia.
- To have an open interaction within the editors, existing as well as new.
- To spread the awareness of Wikipedia as a powerful tool.
- To develop articles on gender & culture related issues
- Subodh Kulkarni, Program Associate - CIS-A2K
- Aarya Joshi, Research scholar -Jnana Prabodhini
- Ting-Yi Chang (Canada), Intern and research associate at CIS-A2K
Date : 9th March 2017
Time : 11am to 2PM
Place : Pune,Maharashtra,India
Venue : Jnana Prabodhini
Following articles were created/edited -
- रुद्राणी (देवता)
- प्रियदर्शिनी कर्वे
- इंद्राणी (देवता)
- माधुरी करवडे
- चंदा पागे
- प्रीती जोशी
- मनिषा देशपांडे
- सुनीता गायकवाड
- मनीषा शेटे
- उज्ज्वला पवार