Women In Computing Wikipedia editathon December 2013

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Women In Computing Wikipedia editathon December 2013 - In a nutshell

  • Where?: Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0RD, Andrews building, Ground floor. 10 minutes walk from Southampton Central Station [1]
  • When?: Monday 9 December 5:30pm for 6pm start
  • Point of contact to sign up: Booking required, as limited spaces, email nick.whitelegg@solent.ac.uk who will give you more information. We will be using a laboratory, so no need to bring your own equipment
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What is it?[edit | edit source]

A Wikipedia editathon to add/update/ improve Wikipedia entries of Women In Computing cooinciding with Ada Lovelace's birthday on the 10th December. Get involved, the event is not just for women – no prior knowledge required. Arranged jointly with BCSWomen, Open Source SG, Hampshire Branch and Southampton Solent University.

What to bring[edit | edit source]

  • Details of your Wikipedia username (create one now! - by clicking on the link on the top right hand corner on Wikipedia)
  • Ideas of people you would like you want to edit on
  • Any resources you might have that could be used as references

Participants[edit | edit source]

  • Marek
  • Cornelia
  • Margaret

Articles created[edit | edit source]

Comment from the organiser: it was great to put up these 2 women on such a special day, 9 December -birthday of Grace Hopper in 1906 and the day before Ada Lovelace's birthday, 10 December 1815.

Trainers[edit | edit source]

Training will be given by the leader and a Wikipedia volunteer.

Trainer: John Cummings