In episode 11, Ceslause chats to some of the leading ladies who are not only using their podcast platforms to share their experiences in Open and Wikimedia, but are also helping to bring to light key people and practices that are moving us forward.
Women in Architecture – Tell Us About Her 2022
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
Inspiring Open: the new podcast that gives voice to incredible women in Africa and the Middle East
(this article was written by Sasha Polkey, at Rabbit in a Hat) Wiki Loves Women (a project of Wiki in Africa) is a champion of women’s stories. With projects across Africa and the Middle East empowering women with the tools and platforms to be heard, they have accumulated a vault of interesting tales from dynamic … Read More
Wiki Loves Women’s Inspiring Open podcast series launched!
(written and released by Sascha Polkey at Rabbit In a Hat) Wiki Loves Women (a project of Wiki in Africa) is a champion of women’s stories. With projects across Africa and the Middle East empowering women with the tools and platforms to be heard, they have accumulated a vault of interesting tales from dynamic women […]
My #SheSaid Experience
It was exciting to receive the email that I’ve become one of the 12 African women selected for the Wiki Loves Women Focus Group at the beginning of 2021. It was the start of a learning curve for me. I learnt a lot of new things like: revamping my User page, writing a better report … Read More
ISA Challenge – Tell Us About Her: Women in Architecture
Since 2018, the WikiGap campaign drives content creation campaigns on Wikimedia projects to celebrate the International Women’s Month in March and amplify the voices of women using Wikimedia projects. The Wiki Loves Women Tell Us About Her ISA challenge annually participate in this campaign by adding metadata to images of women on various categories of […]
SheSaid in Nairobi – an eye-opening experience
I am Faith Mwanyolo, a 24-year-old member of the Wikimedia Community in Kenya. My interactions with the Wikimedia Foundation began in 2017 when I got to find out about the foundation’s projects and was approached to organize WikiGap in Nairobi. Since then, I have continued to contribute to the various projects with my forte being … Read More
#SheSaid 2021 Global Campaign Results!!!
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
Focus Group members introduced at Wiki Indaba 2021
This year the 5th Wiki Indaba annual conference was held virtually under the theme of Rethink +Reset: Vision & Future. It was hosted by the Wikimedia Community Uganda Usergroup and ran 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 … Read More
Apply now: Are you the Voice of Inspiring Open?
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