Isn't there anything going for Black History Month?
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1. Re: International Women's History Month (Asaf Bartov)
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:14:52 -0800
From: Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
To: San Francisco Bay Area Wikimedians
Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-SF] International Women's History Month
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I don't have time to actually _produce_ or plan anything, but I'm happy to
help out if someone else is. I can deliver outreach talks on a variety of
topics, or co-tutor at a practical workshop.
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 4:27 PM, Sarah Stierch <sarah.stie...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I *finally* joined this list the other day! So hello! I'm Sarah, a long
> time Wikipedian and I'm serving as a community fellow at the Foundation,
> focusing on gender gap work. I actually split my time between Washington DC
> and San Francisco, where my family lives. I'm wrapping up my master's here
> in DC and will be moving back to the Bay Area come early June. Anyhoo,
> enough about me.
> March is International Women's History Month and I'm just curious if
> anyone on list have anything planned to celebrate in regards to outreach
> events. We'll be having an edit-a-thon here in Washington, DC related to
> women in science! I'd love to see something taking place in San Francisco,
> of course, and have Wikimedians regardless of gender inspire one another to
> contribute to women's history coverage on any language and project.
> Of course, outreach events that bring new users would be fabulous as well!
> I'd like to provide support anyway I can, please let me know if you'd like
> assistance in making something wonderful happen in your area.
> I'll be developing a page on Wiki to celebrate events, and it'd be
> wonderful to have events to fill it up with, of course! This could be as
> simple as having an edit-a-thon with friends at your house, to having a
> more structured event. I'd also love to see some outreach events that
> involve photographs of historical landmarks related to women's history.
> I look forward to hearing from you, and feel free to forward this message
> to any appropriate people or parties!
> *Sarah Stierch*
> *Wikimedia Foundation Community Fellow*
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