Submissions/What male Wikipedians can do to help fix the gendergap
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After careful consideration, the Programme Committee has decided not to accept the below submission at this time. Thank you to the author(s) for participating in the Wikimania 2014 programme submission, we hope to still see you at Wikimania this August.
- Submission no. 1094
- Title of the submission
- What male Wikipedians can do to help fix the gendergap
- Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
- Author of the submission
- Lennart Guldbrandsson (User:Hannibal)
- E-mail address
- Special:EmailUser/Hannibal or lennartwikimedia.se
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
- Wikimedia Sverige
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)
- Often, the gendergap issue seems to be pushed by female Wikipedians only. Since male Wikipedians make up the majority of all contributors, we can do a lot to help fix the gendergap. And we should. It is to our benefit. I will present some of the things you as a male Wiki/pm/edian can do, what some of the most common pitfalls are, and how to present this to other male Wikipedians. Some of the things may surprise you. Of course, these things will interest female Wikipedians as well.
- WikiCulture & Community
- Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
- 30 minutes
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
- Slides or further information (optional)
- Yes, I will bring slides.
- Special requests
- I prefer an early session.
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