Submissions/Diversity Workshop: Gender gap strategy into action
This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2014.
- Submission no. 8019
- Title of the submission
Diversity Workshop: Gender Gap Strategy into Action
- Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
- Author of the submission
Siko Bouterse, Anasuya Sengupta, Netha Hussain, Gayle Karen Young, Emily Temple-Wood
- E-mail address
m:User:Sbouterse (WMF), w:en:User: Netha Hussain, w:en:User: Gyoung, w:en:User:Keilana
- Country of origin
United States, India,
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimedia India,
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)
In 2013, a small strategy session began to collect and review past efforts to address the gender gap and generate areas for impactful action in the future. At Diversity Conference some additional thoughts and actions around the gender gap were furthered. As momentum builds across the movement and more initiatives aim to increase Wikimedia’s diversity, we would like to continue to develop a shared strategy and work together on initiatives around the world aimed at closing Wikimedia’s gender gap.
In this workshop, we’ll review action items from past strategy sessions, choose a few that seem most critical/achievable for near-term, and start working on next steps together.
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