Submissions/Women on Wikipedia

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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. 1108
Title of the submission
Women on Wikipedia
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)
presentation
Author of the submission
Jane Darnell
E-mail address
jane023@gmail.com
Username
Jane023
Country of origin
USA, but I live in the Netherlands
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
WMNL
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)
Wikipedia's gendergap is well documented. Only 6% of the contributors to the Dutch Wikipedia are women, and the English Wikipedia only scores a little better at 12%. As an active contributor to the art pages on Wikimedia projects, I decided to look at the gendergap in my corner of the Wikipedia universe. I look at the problem from 3 angles: Women who contribute, women's biographies and their artworks, and women in the sources.
Track
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?
possibly
Slides or further information (optional)
I gave versions of this presentation at the Wikimedia Conference in Utrecht in November 2013 and again at the Art & Feminism edit-a-thon in Amsterdam in February 2014.
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