Women in Architecture – Tell Us About Her 2022

March 26, 2022By IslaChallenges, ISA drives

On 1st March 2022, Wiki Loves Women’s ISA campaign Tell Us About Her was launched for the third year running. This year, the drive looks at the theme “Women in Architecture” to improve the visibility (and descriptions) of women in architecture, construction and building by adding relevant Wiki-data linked information to the images depicting women … Read More

Apply now: Are you the Voice of Inspiring Open?

October 7, 2021By IslaJobs, Podcast

Wiki In Africa is excited to announce an exciting new platform from their Wiki Loves Women initiative – the Inspiring Open podcast series. Wiki Loves Women will create the first of a series of podcasts that showcases and celebrate inspiring women leaders within (and aligned to) the open movements, with a strong focus on Africa. … Read More

#SheSaid21 launches : getting women’s voices heard

October 1, 2021By IslaFocus Group, Online activities, Project action, SheSaid, Wikiquote

Join the Wiki Loves Women’s annual #SheSaid campaign over October and November! Wiki Loves Women’s annual #SheSaid campaign focuses on bridging the gender divide and unearthing women’s voices by celebrating them and increasing their visibility online through Wikiquote. #SheSaid is a Wiki In Africa campaign for Wiki Loves Women. it is run by members of … Read More

Twelve women launch Focus Group in June 2021

June 17, 2021By IslaFocus Group, General action

The Wiki Loves Women project has launched its Focus Group coaching programme with 12 female members from Botswana, Cameroon, France, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan and Zimbabwe. The Focus Group coaching program is practical, action-oriented, mentored and is entirely remote. It provides skills and transfers knowledge that supports each member as a community leader … Read More

Tell Us About Her winners!

April 3, 2020By IslaChallenges, ISA drives, Online activities, Project action

Throughout March 2020, Wiki Loves Women celebrated Africa’s women leaders with the Tell Us About Her drive on the ISA tool. The drive improved the visibility of political leaders, activists, and feminists across Africa on Wikimedia projects by asking players to add relevant information to images that represent or include Africa’s female leaders. Over the … Read More

Making Women Visible

March 16, 2020By IslaChallenges, ISA drives, Online activities, Project action

Throughout March 2020, Wiki Loves Women is celebrating Africa’s women leaders with the Tell Us About Her drive on the ISA tool. The drive improves the visibility of political leaders, activists, and feminists across Africa on Wikimedia projects. Tell Us About Her ask players to add information to images that represent or include Africa’s female … Read More

Women in Sport #19

February 16, 2020By IslaChallenges, Online activities, Project action

In June 2019, Wiki Loves Women celebrated all of Africa’s sportswomen through the Women in Sport drive. The drive asked participants to add information across several language Wikipedias (English and French), WikiData and Wikimedia Commons. Participants could upload images, translate existing articles, add WikiData items or create new articles about their favourite female sportswoman. The drive was … Read More