A Spotlight on Black Women Birders; DC Nobel Solution Sessions; Women of Color in the Renwick Gallery; Anthropology and Community Connections; SAGE edit-a-thon; WikiWednesday Salon; Into the Wikiverse: AANHPIs in Science Fiction and Pop Culture; Queering Wikipedia 2023
A Spotlight on Black Women Birders
The Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and Wikimedia DC hosted an in-person edit-a-thon titled,
A Spotlight on Black Women Birders on May 17th. Naturalist Dara M. Wilson gave the keynote speech for the event. 1.22k words were added during the event. Nicole Jackson's, Kassandra Ford's and Dara M. Wilson's articles were created as well. Additional dashboard metrics can be found here.
DC Nobel Solution Sessions
The National academy of sciences, and Wikimedia DC held a workshop,
Wikimedia DC Nobel Solution Sessions May 26 2023
Women of Color in the Renwick Gallery
Renwick Gallery and Wikimedia DC held a workshop,
Crafting a Better Wikipedia: Women of Color in the Renwick Gallery
Anthropology and Community Connections
Center for Archival Futures, College of Information Studies at University of Maryland, and Wikimedia DC held a workshop,
SAGE Publishing and Wikimedia DC held a workshop,
SAGE edit-a-thon. Despite significant pushback by patrolers, many biographies of notable academics were created.
Wikimedia NYC held a meetup,
Into the Wikiverse: AANHPIs in Science Fiction and Pop Culture
To celebrate National Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, the
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and the Smithsonian American Women's History Museum hosted a virtual edit-a-thon on May 4th called Into the Wikiverse: AANHPIs in Science Fiction and Pop Culture to address the underrepresentation of AANHPI women and others in Science Fiction and Pop Culture on Wikipedia.
Dr. Theodore Gonzalves, Curator of Asian Pacific American History at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, shared Asian American Science Fiction and Pop Culture highlights from the recently opened
Entertainment Nation exhibition.
Four articles were created, including
Solomon Enos, Preeti Chhibber, Joan He, and Isabel Yap. A total of 15.3k words and 170 references were added during the event. Additional event metrics can be found here.
Queering Wikipedia 2023
Wikimedia LGBT+, held an online conference,
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