US$14,000 grant to help create more Wikipedia pages for women architects

By Geraldine Chua
Architecture & Design, May 8, 2015

ArchitectureDesign_Women_ArchitectsA proposal to increase the visibility of women in the architecture, urbanism, design and construction industries on Wikipedia has been awarded a US $14,150 grant by the Wikimedia Foundation.

Put forward by Parlour (Australia), Architexx (New York) and n-ails (Berlin), the proposal was submitted in response to the resistance new contributors faced from other Wikipedia editors on International Women’s Day 2015, when people from Australia and around the world gathered to have the most diverse and wide ranging record of women in architecture written into Wikipedia. Read more…

(Image: By Tom Morris, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

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