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A Room of WikiWomen's Own

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Delivered as a lightning talk in WikiWomen Camp 2017, Mexico City, 2017/7/6 around 14:00-16:00.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiWomenCamp_2017/Programme#Lightning_talks

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A Room of WikiWomen's Own

  1. 1. A Room ofA Room of WikiWomen’s OwnWikiWomen’s Own imacatimacat imacat@mail.imacat.idv.twimacat@mail.imacat.idv.tw 2017/7/62017/7/6
  2. 2. ““A Room of WikiWomen’s Own” is created byA Room of WikiWomen’s Own” is created by imacat (Yang Shih-Ching)imacat (Yang Shih-Ching),, and licensed under aand licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.. Derived from the presentation by Jessie Mi.Derived from the presentation by Jessie Mi.
  3. 3. ContentsContents • Introduction • “Herstory” • Our Works • Important Events
  4. 4. imacat / Yang Shih-Chingimacat / Yang Shih-Ching • Co-founder of WikiWomen Taiwan • Founder of Women in FOSS in Taiwan and PyLadies Taiwan • Member of Apache OpenOffice Project Management Committee – You can ask me about OpenOffice/LibreOffice ^_^ • Years of work in eliminating gender gap in IT areas
  5. 5. IntroductionIntroduction • WikiWomen Taiwan is a group of girls who love to write for Wikipedia and to promote Wikipedia editing among women.
  6. 6. IntroductionIntroduction • Our Chinese name, “ 薇姬” , are feminine Chinese words that pronounces the same as the Chinese name of Wiki, “ 維基” .
  7. 7. IntroductionIntroduction • Our slogan is “A Room of WikiWomen’s Own ( 薇姬的房間 )”. It is taken from the name of an essay of Virginia Woolf, “A Room of One’s Own ( 自己的房間 )”, based on the concept “a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
  8. 8. ““Herstory”Herstory” • In the end of 2014, Reke Wang from Wikimedia Taiwan came to WoFOSS for starting WikiWomen Taiwan.
  9. 9. ““Herstory”Herstory” • After 6 months of discussion, we started our first meeting on 2015/4/21.
  10. 10. ““Herstory”Herstory” Our First Meeting 2015/4/21Our First Meeting 2015/4/21
  11. 11. ““Herstory”Herstory” • We elected Jessie Mi as our organizer in our first meeting.
  12. 12. Our WorksOur Works • WikiWomen Taiwan meets on a monthly base. – Starting from April 2015, we held 27 meetings. – With totally 364 attendants, 13.48 attendants per meeting on average. – 90 distinguished people.
  13. 13. Our WorksOur Works • Our meetings are hosted on KKTIX (Taiwan). – https://wikiwomen.kktix.cc/
  14. 14. Our WorksOur Works • We regularly discuss on Facebook. – https://www.facebook.com/groups/WikiwomenTW/
  15. 15. Important EventsImportant Events 2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures • Wei Hai-Ming (魏海敏) , the Chinese Opera actress
  16. 16. Important EventsImportant Events 2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures • Hsieh Ying-chun (謝瀛春) , the editor of popular science
  17. 17. Important EventsImportant Events 2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures2016 Biographies of Taiwan Female Figures • Lin Wenyue (林文月) , the writer
  18. 18. Important EventsImportant Events 2016/3/5 Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon2016/3/5 Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
  19. 19. Important EventsImportant Events 2017 Women in Red2017 Women in Red
  20. 20. Important EventsImportant Events 2017/6/24 WikiWomen Love Earth2017/6/24 WikiWomen Love Earth • We went to Guandu Nature Reserve for ecological photography.
  21. 21. Thank you.Thank you.

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