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Wiki Media Foundation keen on developing Urdu Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 31, 2014 last modified Nov 01, 2014 01:23 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Wikipedia India Community Consultation 2014 was organized by the Wiki Media Foundation (WMF) and Wikipedia India Chapter in collaboration with Centre for Internet Society (CIS A2K) Bangalore on The venue was Movenpick Hotel and scheduled for October 4th and 5th here.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Wiki Meet-up in Bangalore: Talk by Vishnu Vardhan
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 11, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Vishnu Vardhan, Director of Access to Knowledge team at CIS has been invited by the Bangalore SIG Chair. Vishnu will speak on the Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) project. The talk is scheduled for February 25, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. in Bangalore.
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Wiki Rahasya: Panel Discussion on Suvarna News
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 13, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 04:36 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Dr. U.B.Pavanaja participated in a panel discussion around Wikipedia in general and about Kannada Wikipedia in specific. This was telecast by Suvarna News 24x7 (Kannada) TV channel on June 13, 2013.
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Blog Entry Wiki Women's Day in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Mar 19, 2013 last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events organised this year with the aim of increasing participation of women contributing to Wikipedia. One such event was organised by the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikimedia India Chapter at the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), a Secondary Teacher Education College in Panaji, Goa on March 8, 2013.
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Wiki Women's Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 10:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
As part of the commemoration of the International Women's Day, International Centre Goa (ICG) in association with the Centre for Internet & Society’s Access to Knowledge team is organising a Wiki Women’s Workshop on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 3.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. at ICG – Dona Paula.
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WikiConference India 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
WikiConference India 2016 is an event to provide a common platform for all Wikimedians in India to meet and share their views, discuss challenges and exchange useful tips, best practices and other information. The Conference is open for participation of Wikimedians from all nations, and will be taking place on the 5th, 6th, and 7th of August 2016 at Chandigarh.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: Gender Gap in Indian Language Wikipedias – Projects, Outreach and Outcome
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
India is not much different from the global statistics when it comes to gender gap issues in Wikipedia. Indian language Wikipedias are known to have similar ratio of male to female editors.
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Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: How to better tell your Wikimedia Community Story using Media as a Tool
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
The Wikimedia community has constantly struggled to a) reach out to masses and tell them about their contribution, and motivate people to contribute to the Wikimedia projects. Media plays a very important role in spreading the word about Wikimedia projects and the contributor community, and at times, encouraging the audience to contribute.
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Blog Entry WikiConference India 2016 Submission: We, Men, Women: Collective Learning in Bridging Indic Wikipedia Gender Gaps
by Elisachang published Aug 17, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
There is no denying that non-English Wikipedias are disproportionally underrepresented in scholarly focus despite the significant role of an open knowledge society can play in smaller linguistic groups – local collaboration and communication, knowledge dissemination, as well as preservation of local language resources.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Wikimania 2013: The International Wikimedia Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement. It's organized by a different local team each year. In 2013 the conference took place in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world. T. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi participated in the event.
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