Trowel Blazers event
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- Date: Saturday 19th October 2013
- Time: 10:30am - 5.00pm
- Venue: Board Room, Natural History Museum
- Main event page: Click here for the event page on Wikipedia
- For more information contact: Tori Herridge from Team TrowelBlazers (firstname.lastname@example.org) or John Cummings, Wikimedian in Residence at the Natural History Museum (email@example.com)
Outcomes[edit | edit source]
- A writeup of the event can be found on the Natural History Museum website here.
- The event was attended by 20 people, most were new to Wikipedia:
usernames of the participants:
- People new to Wikipedia learned the skills to contribute
- Earth science library staff presented archival material related to women scientists including Dorothea Bate, Dorothy Garrod, Helen Muir-Wood, and Barbara Hastings (pictured).
- Many new articles were created
topics edited were:
Feedback[edit | edit source]
Was captured on SurveyMonkey. The response received described the event as "constructive, important, fun".