Did you know only 19% of biographies on Wikipedia are about women? Research has shown Women in STEM are particularly underrepresented compared to male counterparts. Time to take some action! Join us for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create profiles on Wikipedia to highlight the achievements of women and non-binary people in STEM and help reduce the bias in content online, with Wikipedian Caddie Brain.
The event will also feature a Q&A panel featuring:
- Erica Hediger: Founder and CEO of the Creative Element
- Prof Tanya Monro: Australia's Chief Defence Scientist
- A/Prof Alice Motion: Westpac Research Fellow and Deputy Director Sydney Nano
We hope to see you there!
Edit-a-thon: 11:45am - 3:30pm
Panel: 3:45pm - 5pm followed by networkingThis event is supported by Wikimedia Australia, Diraq, and The Quantum Terminal.
Location: The Quantum Terminal The Quantum Terminal #L1 Haymarket, NSW 2000
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3 September 2022
22 October 2022