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

WikiGap Harare supported by Wiki Loves Women

May 2, 2018By IslaGeneral action, Project action, Uncategorized

To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2018, Wikimedia Sweden and the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs in support the Swedish Government’s Feminist Foreign Policy facilitated WikiGap events in collaboration with Swedish Embassy’s around the world. More than 50 countries took part in WikiGap with over 1600 participants and more than 2,000 articles about notable women … Read More

South Africa: Edit-a-thon for Wikipedia Primary and Wiki Loves Women

February 12, 2016By IslaChallenges, General action

Wikipedia Primary edit-a-thon adds knowledge about South Africa’s women leaders Do you want to make a difference to the foundation phase of Education in South Africa? Then join us at two Wikipedia Primary School edit-a-thons. Wikipedia is meant to be an education tool but experiences have shown us that once accessible, Wikipedia does not provide information that responds directly to … Read More

Call for Wikimedia Volunteer Groups to apply

February 12, 2016By Florence DevouardGeneral action, Jobs

Wiki Loves Women: Call for Wikimedia Volunteer Groups to apply Job description: Run the Wikipedian in Residence for Wiki Loves Women ————— WikiAfrica has put a call out for four Wikipedians in Residence for its Wiki Loves Women Project. However, it will consider applications from Wikimedia Usergroups to apply to run the project from within … Read More

Call for applications as Wikipedians in Residence

February 11, 2016By IslaGeneral action, Jobs, Project action

The Wiki Loves Women Project is looking for four Wikipedians in Residence. Cliquez ici pour la version en français.. Wiki Loves Women is a multi-country, multi-faceted project that aims at encouraging the contribution of content that celebrates the influence of women leaders, and reflects the realities faced by women and girls across Africa. The Wikipedians … Read More

Exciting multi-country project celebrates Africa’s women leaders on Wikipedia

January 15, 2016By IslaGeneral action, Project action

Cape Town, South Africa, 15th January 2016 – Wiki Loves Women is an exciting knowledge project that will rollout in four countries across sub-Saharan Africa. A collaboration between WikiAfrica at the Africa Centre and the Goethe-Institut, Wiki Loves Women brings together a Wikipedian in Residence, Wikipedia volunteers, Public Institutions, Civil Society Organisations and Gender Equality … Read More