Dear All,

We finished the Sambad's 100 Women Editathon, As the event was of two days,
the first day was for training the journalists on “How to write on
Wikipedia, Create Account, Upload pictures etc”.. More than 30 journalists
and 3 Wikipedians from Bhubaneswar Tungi attended the event on first day.

On second day, All total 23 journalists and 6 Wikipedians from the
WikiTungi attended the event. The Wikipedians helped the journalists in
writing articles and almost 23 articles were created or improved during the
editathon. We shared the WikiTungi concept during the event and the
journalists were interested in taking part in Tungi meetups and learn more
about Wikipedia.
Tanaya Patnaik, the Executive Director of Eastern Media ltd. also announced
that the Tungi community in Bhubaneswar can use the "Ama Odisha" office for
the meetups. Sambad is also planning for Wiki Training camps in different
parts of Odisha, hope we will hear some good news about this.

I have some nice stories to share, I will share a broad report of this
event in the Wikimedia blog and will write a learning pattern on how the
two days event idea worked for this, how Sambad's effort helped in getting
some good articles and local community participation made it easy.  :)

Images from the event are here:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Sambad_100_Women_Editathon

Media Mentions:
1.
http://sambad.in/news/state/sambad-wikipedia-to-host-first-ever-100-women-edit-a-thon-in-india/40857.html
2. https://youtu.be/Nu7X8aIiObY
3. http://sambad.in/news/state/sambad-100-women-wikepedia/41745.html
4.
http://odishasuntimes.com/2017/03/19/first-time-in-india-100-women-edit-a-thon-held-in-odisha/
5.
http://odishasuntimes.com/2017/03/15/sambad-wikipedia-to-host-100-women-edit-a-thon-in-odisha/
6. http://www.utkalnews.in/first-time-india-100-women-edit-thon-held-odisha/

On Fri, 17 Mar 2017 at 10:52 PM, Sydney Poore <sydney.po...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thank you to sharing. This is truly awesome. :-)
>
> Looking forward to hearing results.
>
> Sydney
> User FloNight
>
> Sydney Poore
> User:FloNight
> Co-founder Kentucky Wikimedians,
> Co-founder WikiWomen User Group,
> Co-founder WikiConference North America
> Board member of Wiki Project Med Foundation,
> Member of Simple Annual Plan Grant Committee
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 12:04 AM, Sailesh Patnaik <
> sailesh.patnaik...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear All,
> > Inspired by BBC's 100 Women Editathon, The Odia Wikipedia community is
> > organising an "100 Women Editathon" [1]in collaboration with the Sambad
> > newspaper. Sambad is one of the largest circulated newspaper in Odisha
> and
> > its Eastern Media ltd. is also a popular media house. The event is going
> to
> > be organised in Sambad Bhavan on 18th and 19th March 2017. [2]
> >
> > The theme of this event is to write articles on women achievers of
> Odisha.
> > The Sambad is interested in organising regular events in bridging the
> > gender gap in content and will also provide images of Women from its
> > archive.
> >
> > 1. https://or.wikipedia.org/s/13hj
> > 2.
> > http://cis-india.org/a2k/blogs/women2019s-history-
> > month-sambad-collaborates-with-odia-wikipedia-for-a-two-day-edit-a-thon
> >
> >
> > Media mentions:
> > 1.
> > http://sambad.in/news/state/sambad-wikipedia-to-host-
> > first-ever-100-women-edit-a-thon-in-india/40857.html
> > 2.
> > http://odishasuntimes.com/2017/03/15/sambad-wikipedia-
> > to-host-100-women-edit-a-thon-in-odisha/
> >
> > Thanks and Regards
> > Sailesh
> > --
> > -----------
> > *Sailesh Patnaik* "*ଶୈଳେଶ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ*"
> > Programme Associate, Access To Knowledge
> > Centre for Internet and Society
> > Phone: +91-7537097770
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Programme Associate, Access To Knowledge
Centre for Internet and Society
Phone: +91-7537097770
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