Cape Town #SheSaid event adds 25 South African women to Wikiquote over 3-day workshop

December 1, 2022By IslaGender, Gender equity, She Said, SheSaid, South African notable women, Wiki Loves Women, Womens voices

December started with a workshop in Cape Town as WikiAfrica Heritage joined the SheSaid campaign. The workshop took place at the  District Six Museum’s Homecoming Centre and focused on training heritage and culture professionals in adding the notable quotations of their icons to Wikiquote. Before the event, 27 of the 3,462 women listed as notable […]

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

WLW: Let women’s voices be heard through #SheSaid

October 1, 2021By IslaGender, Wiki Loves Women

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. It is run by members of the Wikimedia Communities who activate interested and passionate people and train […]