That's great ! Would be fun working !! :)

Cheers,
Nikita.


On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 11:50 PM, Netha Hussain <nethahuss...@gmail.com>wrote:

> The Edit-a-thon will be held on tomorrow, 25th March from 1200 IST to 1400
> IST. The article to be worked on during the event is [[Sarojini 
> Naidu]]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarojini_Naidu>.
> There will be an IRC meet for half an hour starting at 11 30 am IST  for
> the participants of the Edit-a-thon.
>
> To join the IRC, all you have to do is go to: http://webchat.freenode.net/
> and enter a nickname and enter #wikimedia-office as the channel name.
>
> Hoping to see you all at the Edit-a-thon!
>
> Cheers
>
> Netha.
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Netha Hussain <nethahuss...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> A gentle remainder :
>>
>> The WikiWomen Edit-a-thon is scheduled to be held from 1200 to 1400 IST
>> on 25th of March 2012 (Sunday). There will be a google hangout (or an IRC
>> meet, depending on the convenience of the participants)  from 1100 to 1200
>> IST. Please vote for the article of your choice 
>> here<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India_WikiWomen%27s_Edit-a-Thon>.
>> If you are interested in joining the Edit-a-thon, but have not registered
>> your names yet, please register 
>> here<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India_WikiWomen%27s_Edit-a-Thon>
>> .
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
>> pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> hi,
>>>
>>> I was looking at the nominations page and can see no nominations
>>> relating to women who played a role in India's history. The edit-a-thon has
>>> been organised in honour of
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiWomen%27s_History_Month and
>>> aims to contribute articles on women in history, While it is great that
>>> some of the names have come up from contemporary names and the group can
>>> select a name, it would greatly help to work on articles from women in
>>> history.
>>>
>>> warm regards,
>>> User:Prad2609
>>>
>>> On 14 March 2012 19:56, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Okay, will hang out with the 'wikichix' and tell you :P
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Noopur, thanks for understanding and your kind note.
>>>>>
>>>>> I would request you to discuss with other women editors during the
>>>>> Wiki-Edit-a-thon and come up with a recommendation. I think it is best 
>>>>> that
>>>>> you decide for yourselves.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:50 PM, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hey Ashwin!
>>>>>> I don't think anyone who is active on this list will misunderstand
>>>>>> your mail. :) We've had discussions before on how a lot of positions 
>>>>>> cause
>>>>>> confusion and I also want someone who can dedicate enough time and
>>>>>> attention to work on this project. So, no hard feelings on my part. I 
>>>>>> also
>>>>>> saw your Wikipatrika Meta suggestion (going OT here). Since I will be
>>>>>> taking that up, my hands are really full anyway.
>>>>>> Anyway, I'd want to be the backup in case you need any short term
>>>>>> help. I am grateful for your considerate explanation though :) In the
>>>>>> meanwhile, we have a list of women Wikipedians. Naveen can suggest a name
>>>>>> or two that can be approached?
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> Noopur
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:42 PM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I would like to publicly say that I have erred in naming Noopur
>>>>>>> here. I did not mean to cast any aspersion on her and her good work and
>>>>>>> track record. I  thought that since she is a publicly known figure with
>>>>>>> responsibilities and good work done in so many spheres - GLAM, Delhi
>>>>>>> community and now in India Programs, that it would be an example of an
>>>>>>> already dedicated person whereas I preferred someone new who was not
>>>>>>> already committed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I now see that I was wrong to name a specific person. The text can
>>>>>>> be misconstrued as a negative by those who dont know Noopur or her
>>>>>>> qualities. Also Noopur never aspired to the post. I'm sure if she had
>>>>>>> chooses to do it, she would do it wonderfully well.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> My deepest apologies to you, Noopur for causing you distress and
>>>>>>> embarrassment.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 8:09 AM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On a related note, we are looking for a women volunteer coordinator
>>>>>>>> for Women and Gender Issues Task Force on WikiProject India.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The only QRs are :
>>>>>>>> * Lady editor.
>>>>>>>> * Enthusiastic and willing to take up the role.
>>>>>>>> * Not involved with other Wikipedia responsibilities. (For example,
>>>>>>>> User:Noopur28 would not be recommended due to her large involvements
>>>>>>>> already with GLAM & IP).
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Please reply on list if you meet the QR and would like to take up
>>>>>>>> this challenging appointment.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>>>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> As a miniscule gesture of support to you fabulous ladies, I looked
>>>>>>>>> for a prominent Indian woman without an image, located an image and
>>>>>>>>> uploaded it to Commons and the article.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I found the Nightingale of India, Sarojini Naidu, had no
>>>>>>>>> worthwhile image. Maragret Bourke-White's image ex Life Archive is
>>>>>>>>> copyright free in India and I have uploaded that under {{pd-India}} 
>>>>>>>>> and it
>>>>>>>>> now graces the article.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I request all editors to do small things like this even if you are
>>>>>>>>> not able to edit major articles or help in other ways.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I also request all editors of the Tag & Assess drive 2011 to
>>>>>>>>> recheck their assessments and add "gender=yes" for articles on women,
>>>>>>>>> children and related issues.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:14 AM, CherianTinu Abraham <
>>>>>>>>> tinucher...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> "*Why shud girls have all the fun ? *" :D
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Just kidding ! Nice initiative ...  All the best wishes!
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On a related note, it is good to find reasons on
>>>>>>>>>> why Wikipedia attract very less woman editors ( much less in India 
>>>>>>>>>> than
>>>>>>>>>> global benchmarks) and how to solve this gender gap.
>>>>>>>>>> Thoughts ?
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> -TC
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:31 PM, Noopur 
>>>>>>>>>> <noopur.ra...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks for pulling this together Netha :) I am in!
>>>>>>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>>>>>>> Noopur
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 8:51 PM, Netha Hussain <
>>>>>>>>>>> nethahuss...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks Pradeep.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> We will be working on 1-4 articles depending upon the volunteer
>>>>>>>>>>>> turnout. I am thinking of conducting a similar Edit-a-thon in 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Malayalam
>>>>>>>>>>>> Wikipedia. If anybody else would like to conduct WikiWomen's 
>>>>>>>>>>>> Edit-a-Thon's
>>>>>>>>>>>> in other Indic languages, please let me know. Together, we shall 
>>>>>>>>>>>> celebrate
>>>>>>>>>>>> the Women's month!
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> In WikiLove,
>>>>>>>>>>>> Netha Hussain
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
>>>>>>>>>>>> pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Netha,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Great initiative!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wondering why you're limiting yourself to one article? Why not
>>>>>>>>>>>>> do multiple articles in small groups of 3 to 4 people? Also, why 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> not do it
>>>>>>>>>>>>> across languages as well?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> It might get slightly messy but will be more fun and might
>>>>>>>>>>>>> foster some healthy competition between the groups as well :)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Pradeep
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Handheld
>>>>>>>>>>>>> On Mar 13, 2012 8:36 PM, "Netha Hussain" <
>>>>>>>>>>>>> nethahuss...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hey All,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I am writing to invite each one of you to India WikiWomen's
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Edit-a-Thon<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India_WikiWomen%27s_Edit-a-Thon>that
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  has been scheduled for 25th March 2012, Sunday from 12:00pm to 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2:00pm.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> It's probably not possible for all of us to meet physically to 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> celebrate
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Women's Month but we all meet virtually - online!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> During the two hour time slot we all will be editing an
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> article which will be pre-selected by way of nomination and 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> votes.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Depending on the number of members joining in we can also 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> organise an IRC
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> meet to meet each other before and during the event.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Everyone is welcome to come edit Wikipedia with us at this
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> event. Women, new editors, all those who relate to women's 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> history or
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> women's issues, those who want to learn how to edit or can teach 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> others
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> how, and anyone with an interest in women's history are 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> particularly
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> encouraged to attend.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Please sign Up 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> here<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India_WikiWomen%27s_Edit-a-Thon#Sign_up>and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  suggest and vote for articles
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> here<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India_WikiWomen%27s_Edit-a-Thon#Article_Selection>.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Nomination for articles will be closed by 22nd of March and the 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> voting will
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> be closed by 24th March. Hurry! :)
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks Nitika <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Nitika.t>,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> for bringing up this idea!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I welcome all of you to participate by editing subjects about
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> women's history and more. Everyone is welcome!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Netha Hussain
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> User : Netha 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hussain<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Netha_Hussain>on 
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wikiprojects
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Student of Medicine and Surgery
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Blogs : *nethahussain.blogspot.com
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> swethaambari.wordpress.com*
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Student of Medicine and Surgery
>>>>>>>>>>>> Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode
>>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>>> Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
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>> Blogs : *nethahussain.blogspot.com
>> swethaambari.wordpress.com*
>>
>>
>>
>
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