The AfroCROWD keynote at WikiConference USA was a success. AfroCROWD founder Alice Backer, joined by AfroCROWD project manager, Sherry Antoine, spoke to a large and engaged crowd of Wikipedians on AfroCROWD's work, overall challenges and truimphs in its groundbreaking efforts lower the gender gaps among editors of Wikipedia.
The Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN) will partner with AfroCROWD for the upcoming Edit-a-thon on Oct. 25th, 1-5pm at the Brooklyn Public Library. Help lower the multicultural and gender gaps among editors of Wikipedia, >>RSVP<< today!
Click here to >>register << and check out some of the other events and panel discussions happening during the three day event, which will gather wikipedians from accross the country in the nation´s capital. AfroCROWD founder Alice Backer will deliver a talk on her groundbreaking work Saturday, October 10th at 10:30 AM at the National Archives McGowan Theatre.
Location details: WikiConference USA, Oct 9-11th at the Naitonal Archives, Washington, DC
Basquiat: Still Fly @ 55 Editathon at MoMA
In celebration of Jean-Michel Basquiat's 55th Birthday, Afrocrowd, Still Fly @ 55 and the Black Lunch Table partner with the MoMA Library to bring you a Wikipedia edit-a-thon focused on notable Black artists.
Tuesday, November 10th
6 to 8:30 PM
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Library
6th floor, 4 West 54 Street
Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting event taking place in Washington, DC on October 9-11th.
The Queens edit-a-thon was a resounding success. We filled the Queens Central Library computer lab with Wikipedians and added more than 15 new users.
Good going ever
yone and thank you to the senior wikipedians who showed up to help beginners join this exciting adventure.