#SheSaid 2021 Global Campaign Results!!!

January 24, 2022By Candy KhohliweFocus Group 2021, SheSaid

The wisdom of 2,432 women made visible via WikiQuote Wiki Loves Women’s 2021 #SheSaid campaign was launched in October. SheSaid is a drive that encourages an increase in visibility for notable women’s voices online by adding their notable quotes to various language WikiQuote sites.  For 2021, nine different language communities contributed – Italian, Ukrainian, English, … Read More

Wiki Loves Women Focus Group at Wiki Indaba 2021

November 25, 2021By Candy KhohliweUncategorized

This year’s Wiki Indaba annual conference 5th series was held virtually under the theme of Rethink +Reset: Vision  & Future hosted by the Wikimedia Community Uganda Usergroup running from the 5th – 7th November 2021. The main goal of this conference was to give the Wikimedia communities in Africa and the diaspora the platform to … 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 2021, SheSaid

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

Carol hosts SheSaid in Kenya

September 24, 2021By Candy KhohliweFocus Group 2021, General action, SheSaid

The last few months I have been training on Wiki Loves Women Focus Group programme  through monthly online meetings which has made me have  a better understanding  of Wikipedia Movement and its projects. It’s been a journey of intense learning a lot about the #SheSaid Campaign and I recently embarked on a journey to bring … Read More

Twelve women launch Focus Group in June 2021

June 17, 2021By IslaFocus Group 2021, General action, Initiative

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

#SheSaid20 Amplifies the Voices of 867 women

February 18, 2021By IslaUncategorized

On the 20th October, at the Gender Gap panel for the Creative Commons Virtual Global Summit, the Wiki Loves Women team launched the #SheSaid campaign. The brainchild of Wiki In Africa‘s Florence Devouard, #SheSaid is an online drive across the Wikimedia Community to balance the representation of gender in the entries of Wikiquote. Over the … Read More

#SheSaid20 Gives Women a Voice on Wikiquote

October 21, 2020By IslaUncategorized

On the 20th October, at the Gender Gap panel for the Creative Commons Virtual Global Summit, the SheSaid campaign was launched. The SheSaid drive is aimed at improving the visibility of women across Wikimedia projects by creating new or improving already existing Wikiquote entries that are related to them. Why the SheSaid campaign? One reason … Read More