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Women's History Month, India-2014/Participants

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International Women's Day, India
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Sign up here if you are interested in participating in the event!


If you are willing to take up the tasks mentioned below, please sign up here. If you would like to do a particular task, but do not know how to get started, contact Netha via her talk page or write to nethahussain(_AT_)gmail.com. If you have an additional task in mind, please add them to the list.

Leading an online edit-a-thon
We plan to conduct one edit-a-thon every weekend. The list of online edit-a-thons can be viewed here. If you are interested in leading an online edit-a-thon, please sign up against the name of the edit-a-thon. Leading of edit-a-thon will involve: updating the list of articles needing creation and expansion, recording the created articles 'Results' section, and being available for online help on Wikipedia (via talk pages) during the course of the event.
  • Women Parliamentarians edit-a-thon :
  • Women Scientists edit-a-thon:
Leading a real-life Wiki-workshop
This task involves organizing a Wikipedia/Wikimedia workshop in your locality. For more details, see this page.
  • Participants:
Program Evaluation
This task involves documenting the outcome of Women's History Month and analyzing them using Wikimetrics and other tools.
  • Participants:
  1. --Netha Hussain (talk) 19:58, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  2. --Jeph paul (talk) 16:46, 27 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  3. -- Nicke.me (talk) 17:43, 28 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Social media outreach
This task involves writing short posts on social media platforms and sharing the links of the offline and online events to encourage participation from the general public.
  • Participants:
  1. --Netha Hussain (talk) 19:58, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Blogging party
This task involves writing blog posts inviting participants and interviewing existing participants. Blog posts may also be created regarding the weekly status of the events. Participants will write on Wikimedia Global blog, Wikimedia India blog and their own personal blogs. Wikimedia volunteers will promote the blog posts via blog aggregators and social media.
  • Participants:
  1. --Netha Hussain (talk) 19:58, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  2. --Diksha Madhok (talk) 19:58, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  3. --Jeph paul (talk) 16:46, 27 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  4. --Subhashish Panigrahi (talk) 11:35, 7 March 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Press & Media
This task involves communicating with the press and providing them with timely updates. Participants might also require to create press releases and stay in touch with online and offline news portals.
  • Participants:
  1. --Diksha Madhok (talk) 19:58, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  2. --Visdaviva (talk) 12:15, 26 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Inter-language coordination and cross connecting people
This task involves coordinating with volunteers in several languages and tracking the collective progress of the event.
  • Participants:
  1. --Netha Hussain (talk) 22:32, 23 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
  2. --Visdaviva (talk) 12:15, 26 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Developing tools and gadgets

This task involves developing tools and gadgets for Women's History Month events.

  • Participants:
  1. --Jeph paul (talk) 17:14, 27 February 2014 (UTC)[reply]