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Wikipedia-Diversity       TOWARDS THE DEMOCRACY OF KNOWLEDGE: BRINGING GENDER DIVERSITY TO WIKIPEDIA                      ...
WiDi Project                                   WIKIPEDIA DIVERSITY                                    February - December ...
Read? Use? Edit?WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA                      3Monday, March 18, 13                               ...
WIKIPEDIA                             In Germany: Wikimedia Germany -                                                  Ass...
global             cultural     reference                         heritage            knowledge                universal W...
WHO IS EDITING WIKIPEDIA?                Source: Wikipedia Editors StudyMonday, March 18, 13                              6
The average contributor to Wikipedia is       "a 26-year-old geeky male who moves on to other ventures, gets married and l...
NEW CONTRIBUTOR DECLINEWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA   8Monday, March 18, 13                   8
MEDIA COVERAGEWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA        9Monday, March 18, 13                        9
However there are some ...                               PROBLEMS       Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-pa...
GENDER GAP   13%WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA                11Monday, March 18, 13                                 11
STATISTICS                                   OPT-IN >>> GENDER IN PROFILE : SURVEY PARTICIPATION                          ...
POSSIBLE CORRECTION:  The total proportion of female editors was 26.8% higher (16.1%, versus 12.7%)WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC...
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia_editors_are_predominantly_male.png                            BASED ON 5,...
And the question is ...                                WHY?       Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-to...
no time                             other offline activities                                                    other onlin...
NEWCOMERS RETENTION                                   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2012-09-24...
ELITE & POWER RELATIONS          • Self-recruitment of editors          • Exclusion of newcomers          • Battles for re...
INTERACTION QUALITY                                   http://stuartgeiger.com/icwsm-final-geiger-socialization.pdfWIKIPEDIA...
FEMALE EDITORS                                                      http://mashable.com/2012/08/08/wikipedia-gender-graphi...
And what are the ...               IMPLICATIONS?       Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more...
MISSING BIOGRAPHIES OF FEMALE HISTORIC FIGURES AND SCIENTISTS      http://www.webpronews.com/wikipedia-editors-are-basical...
FROM GENDER       TO KNOWLEDGE                                            http://www.uni-heidelberg.deWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY,...
Is there a common ...          APPROACH?       Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creativ...
WiDi APPROACH                                Ex                                   clu                                     ...
OPEN INNOVATION                   dge           kn owle                   rces             resou                 s kills  ...
TRANSDISCIPLINARITY        CROSSES MANY DISCIPLINARY BOUNDARIES : HOLISTIC APPROACH : BEST-FIT SOLUTIONS : OPEN DISCUSSION...
So how about some ...                     SOLUTIONS       Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-m...
GLOBAL INITIATIVESWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA            29Monday, March 18, 13                             29
WiDi: DIVERSITY GUIDANCE                        COMMON PRINCIPLES : UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY : ENHANCING AWARENESS         ...
WiDi: DIVERSITY-STRATEGY                                            CULTURE OF DIVERSITY                                  ...
WiDi: DIVERSITY ACTIONS                            Open Innovation Stage 1                         OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPA...
CHALLENGES                 theintersectionist.com     manattackscrowd.com/       millhaus.com         DIVERGENCE OF OPINIO...
MORE INFORMATION:                  PROF. DR. ILONA BUCHEM:                  buchem@beuth-hochschule.de                  CU...
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Wikipedia and Diversity - eSociety 2013

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Presentation delivered at the IADIS eSociety Conference 2013 in Lisbon (Portugal) http://www.esociety-conf.org/

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  1. 1. Wikipedia-Diversity TOWARDS THE DEMOCRACY OF KNOWLEDGE: BRINGING GENDER DIVERSITY TO WIKIPEDIA ILONA BUCHEM : ANTJE DUCKI1 : : : JULIA KLOPPENBURG : NILS WEICHERT2 1BEUTH UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES BERLIN 2WIKIMEDIA DEUTSCHLAND e.V.Monday, March 18, 13 1
  2. 2. WiDi Project WIKIPEDIA DIVERSITY February - December 2013 Diversity Guidance Diversity Strategy Diversity ActionsWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 2Monday, March 18, 13 2
  3. 3. Read? Use? Edit?WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 3Monday, March 18, 13 3
  4. 4. WIKIPEDIA In Germany: Wikimedia Germany - Association for the promotion of free knowledge Editor Survey Report-April 2011 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WIKIPEDIAWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 4Monday, March 18, 13 4
  5. 5. global cultural reference heritage knowledge universal WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 5Monday, March 18, 13 5
  6. 6. WHO IS EDITING WIKIPEDIA? Source: Wikipedia Editors StudyMonday, March 18, 13 6
  7. 7. The average contributor to Wikipedia is "a 26-year-old geeky male who moves on to other ventures, gets married and leaves the website" Jimmy Wales MALE : STUDENT : SINGLE : SUPPORTS OPEN SOURCE: US/EUROPE http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/08/wikipedia-needs-more-single-geeky-men/40841/WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 7Monday, March 18, 13 7
  8. 8. NEW CONTRIBUTOR DECLINEWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 8Monday, March 18, 13 8
  9. 9. MEDIA COVERAGEWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 9Monday, March 18, 13 9
  10. 10. However there are some ... PROBLEMS Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creative-lifeWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 10Monday, March 18, 13 10
  11. 11. GENDER GAP 13%WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 11Monday, March 18, 13 11
  12. 12. STATISTICS OPT-IN >>> GENDER IN PROFILE : SURVEY PARTICIPATION http://vadlo.com/Research_Cartoons/Last-line-of-defense---statistics.gifWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 12Monday, March 18, 13 12
  13. 13. POSSIBLE CORRECTION: The total proportion of female editors was 26.8% higher (16.1%, versus 12.7%)WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 13Monday, March 18, 13 13
  14. 14. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia_editors_are_predominantly_male.png BASED ON 5,073 DATA SETS FROM THE SURVEY IN 22 LANGUAGES IT’S ABOUT 0.4% OF ALL CONTRIBUTORS!WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 14Monday, March 18, 13 14
  15. 15. And the question is ... WHY? Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creative-lifeWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 15Monday, March 18, 13 15
  16. 16. no time other offline activities other online activities no support special jargon & markup unwritten rules not clear why to edit missing role models reverted, rejectedWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 16Monday, March 18, 13 16
  17. 17. NEWCOMERS RETENTION http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2012-09-24/Recent_researchWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 17Monday, March 18, 13 17
  18. 18. ELITE & POWER RELATIONS • Self-recruitment of editors • Exclusion of newcomers • Battles for reputation • Self-preservation • DiligenceWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 18Monday, March 18, 13 18
  19. 19. INTERACTION QUALITY http://stuartgeiger.com/icwsm-final-geiger-socialization.pdfWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 19Monday, March 18, 13 19
  20. 20. FEMALE EDITORS http://mashable.com/2012/08/08/wikipedia-gender-graphic/ http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/76/Editor_Survey_Report_-_April_2011.pdfWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 20Monday, March 18, 13 20
  21. 21. And what are the ... IMPLICATIONS? Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creative-lifeWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 21Monday, March 18, 13 21
  22. 22. MISSING BIOGRAPHIES OF FEMALE HISTORIC FIGURES AND SCIENTISTS http://www.webpronews.com/wikipedia-editors-are-basically-all-dudes-should-that-matter-2012-04 POOR COVERAGE OF TOPICS INTERESTING TO WOMEN MEANING NEGOTIATIONWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 22Monday, March 18, 13 22
  23. 23. FROM GENDER TO KNOWLEDGE http://www.uni-heidelberg.deWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 23Monday, March 18, 13 23
  24. 24. Is there a common ... APPROACH? Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creative-lifeWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 24Monday, March 18, 13 24
  25. 25. WiDi APPROACH Ex clu a rs Le adi sio n di t-W E ng elit nerds e inside outside M ale Power batt les S ocial media Wikipedia Wikipedia Communication culture image Anti-women ent Anon H arassm ym ity re sts Co nte de ts of i of c ond on flic u C ctWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 25Monday, March 18, 13 25
  26. 26. OPEN INNOVATION dge kn owle rces resou s kills Inside-out ideas Outside-in http://www.reddoorinnovation.com/images/Think-Outside-Bowl.gif RESEARCH : DEVELOPMENT : AGILE : KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE : STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS : INTEGRATION : DIVERSITY http://www.denkmotor.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/open-innovation.jpgWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 26Monday, March 18, 13 26
  27. 27. TRANSDISCIPLINARITY CROSSES MANY DISCIPLINARY BOUNDARIES : HOLISTIC APPROACH : BEST-FIT SOLUTIONS : OPEN DISCUSSION silo ment ality sociology psychology culture studies http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2649/3965077777_0a19be83e4.jpgWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 27Monday, March 18, 13 27
  28. 28. So how about some ... SOLUTIONS Graphics: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671921/3-paths-toward-a-more-creative-lifeWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 28Monday, March 18, 13 28
  29. 29. GLOBAL INITIATIVESWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 29Monday, March 18, 13 29
  30. 30. WiDi: DIVERSITY GUIDANCE COMMON PRINCIPLES : UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY : ENHANCING AWARENESS http://www.diversity-inclusion.at/Diversity-Inclusion/Diversity-Strategy_files/Diversity_Strategy_eng.jpgWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 30Monday, March 18, 13 30
  31. 31. WiDi: DIVERSITY-STRATEGY CULTURE OF DIVERSITY TOLERANCE AND INCLUSION REPUTATION AND CONTRIBUTION motivations AWARENESS OF DIVERSITY ENHANCING PARTICIPATION GIVING & GAINING ACCEPTANCE ENABLING ADVANCEMENT FAIRNESS & INCLUSION FOSTERING INCLUSION competencies regulations Based on the diversity model by Köppel (2012)WIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 31Monday, March 18, 13 31
  32. 32. WiDi: DIVERSITY ACTIONS Open Innovation Stage 1 OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION CROWD CHALLENGES : IDEA CREATION : CROWDSOURCING Open Innovation Stage 2 SELECTED CALL FOR PARTICIPATION INVITED EXPERTS : GRAND CHALLENGES : FOCUSED ACTIONS Open Innovation Stage 3 CLOSED CALL FOR PARTICIPATION AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS : LEARNING RESOURCES : STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 32Monday, March 18, 13 32
  33. 33. CHALLENGES theintersectionist.com manattackscrowd.com/ millhaus.com DIVERGENCE OF OPINIONS : REDEFINING GOALS : RESISTANCE TO CHANGE : INTERVENTION IN AUTONOMYWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 33Monday, March 18, 13 33
  34. 34. MORE INFORMATION: PROF. DR. ILONA BUCHEM: buchem@beuth-hochschule.de CURATES RESOURCES ON WIKIPEDIA & DIVERSITY: http://www.scoop.it/t/wikipedia-genderWIKIPEDIA-DIVERSITY, CC BY-NC-SA 34Monday, March 18, 13 34

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