Agree with Sudhanwa.
At the same time let us also try and replicate it in other cities.
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar
> Great work !!
> And a nice report too!!
> Is it possible to have some followup events for this activity. Some
> women meetup every 2-3 months will be a good way to keep everyone in
> touch and to have better interaction.
> Congrats to all the volunteers, co-ordinators and participants for a
> successful event.
> Keep up the good work!!
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Krutikaa Jawanjal <krutika...@gmail.com>
> > A Day Spent well.
> > The Wikipedia Women Workshop which took place on November, 4th 2012 in
> > Vidyalankar Institute of Technology (VIT), Wadala was indeed a
> > success.
> > The people who volunteered in organizing this workshop were Bishakha
> > Datta, Moksh Juneja, Karthik Nadar, Pranav Curumsey, Pradeep Mohandas,
> > Anshuman Fotedar, Aditi Juneja, Harriet Vidyasagar, Nikita Belavate,
> > Netra Parikh, Noopur Raval, Netha Hussain. All discussions and
> > planning done while organizing this workshop for women paid off. In
> > all, 70+ women participants attended the workshop.
> > The workshop started with a short introduction after which, wasting no
> > time, the women participants moved on to learning how to edit
> > Wikipedia which was though by the present on ground volunteers. The
> > participants were were divided in groups and every group had to create
> > a new article which wasn't already available on Wikipedia. In the
> > process, women interacted with the volunteers, asked question
> > regarding Wikipedia. Every group at least had added introduction to
> > the new article.
> > Having done with the basic editing, a general presentation on
> > Wikipedia was given by some of the volunteers. This was followed by
> > question and answers regarding the same. By this time, it was already
> > 1.30pm, so the lunch was announced. After having lunch, the
> > participants got back to their seats. Pretty much everybody stayed
> > back post lunch. Moksh continued with teaching how to edit Wikipedia.
> > This time it wasn't it in groups though. "References" and "Notability"
> > were the main topics that were covered in this session.
> > Anshuman and Karthik then proceeded with teaching photo uploads on
> > Wikipedia. Quiz was conducted towards the end and Wikipedia-Tshirts
> > were given as prizes for giving right answers. Karthik, then also
> > showcased the winning images of Wiki Loves Momunents 2012 India. The
> > long day came to an end with an overwhelming response and a call for
> > organizing many such activities. The feedback received was positive.
> > The participants enjoyed the workshop.
> > We are thankful to everybody who made this event a great one. Thanks
> > to all the volunteers. Special thanks to Moksh and Karthik who went
> > out of the way to get everything arranged before hand at the venue, to
> > Netha and Noopur for making it to the workshop and for working hand in
> > hand with the Mumbai Community, to Srikanth Ramakrishnan who
> > constantly stayed in touch for online help.
> > Special thanks to whole Vidyalankar team. Vishwas Deshpande, Founder
> > of Vidyalankar, who gave us an opportunity to to do the Mumbai's first
> > Wiki Workshop for Women at Vidyalankar. Milind Tadvalkar (Director)
> > and Seema Shah (Principal), Jayprakash Kurmi and Vivek and the
> > complete IT Team at VIT, Mahesh from Canteen for an awesome Pav Bhaji
> > for Lunch. Another thanks to Netra Parikh, for giving us enough place
> > at her office, Pinstorm, for all out pre-meetings. Thanks to all.
> > Regards,
> > Krutikaa Jawanjal
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