TRAINING HANDS ON
As part of the European Horizon 2020 project PLOTINA – Promoting Gender Balance and Inclusion in Research, Innovation and Training (Portugal), a hands on training session on WikipediaWikimedia will take place on the 24th of January, from 11.00 to 15.00 at ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa (directions).
Essentially practical, the session is designed to provide knowledge on the basics of how to start editing on Wikipedia. No prior editing experience is required. After an introduction to the basic principles and tools, participants will have the opportunity during the training to edit small articles and upload images, etc. The focus of the practical component of training will be on uploading new articles within the context of the scope of the Women in Red international movement, which aims to increase the participation and visibility of women on Wikimedia/Wikipedia.
Wikipedia/Wikimedia has 1,000 million hits per month and hosts approximately 6 million articles written in English and 1 million in Portuguese. Do you want to help this movement grow?
How can I participate?
Participation is free, with a limit of 15 places, on a first-come-first-serve basis.
To enrol, sent your name and the identification of your department/research centre/university to email@example.com, with the subject of: Wiki_”Your name”.
Doubts: firstname.lastname@example.org ou email@example.com .
Participation includes lunch at the ISEG restaurant.
A graduate in Environmental Engineering (IST), Postgraduation in Communication (FCSH-UNL) and a Member of the Board of Wikimedia Portugal, NGO, which aims to increase the participation and visibility of women on Wikipedia in Portugal. Starting in 2019, has organised training sessions in editing at various universities (ISCTE, ILGA, etc.) and other sessions for Wikimedia (FE NOVA), as well as participating in international Wikipedia meetings (Chile, Berlin, Spain).
Jorge Pires Gomes
A graduate in Management (ISEG), Economist and a Member of the Board of Wikimedia Portugal, NGO. Has organised training sessions in editing at various universities, as well as participating in international Wikipedia meetings (Israel).