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Engaging women to narrow the gender gap: Andrea Kleiman

Since 2011, Kleiman has contributed tens of thousands of edits and arranged workshops for women in Argentina and Uruguay.

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Community Digest—Marc Venot and the potential of a new pivot language for Europe; news in brief

Marc Venot is a leading editor on the Ido-language Wikipedia, a constructed languages; WikiCup; Wikisource partners; and more.

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Become an international music phenomenon with Wikipedia

Going viral on Imgur today: creating your debut music album with Wikipedia. Have you tried it yet?

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Wikimedia Highlights, October 2015

Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in October 2015: Wikipedia’s global impact recognized with Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award ceremony; Creating change one step at a time: Miguel Zuñiga Gonzalez; Your October milestones include Wikidata’s 15 millionth item; District court grants government’s motion to dismiss Wikimedia v. NSA, appeal expected; Making Chinese Wikipedia more ethnologically diverse.

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Community Digest—help improve articles about Asia during November

Wikipedia Asian Month has started, “superprotect” has been removed from Wikimedia sites, and other relevant news from the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikimedia community.

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News on Wikipedia: Editors document Kansas City Royals’ World Series win

This week, the Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets to claim their first World Series in thirty years—and Wikipedia’s editors were quick to react to the news.

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The digest—Wiki Loves Africa roars into its second year; notes in brief

A Sudanese woman demonstrates how to make kisra, a traditional bread or porridge in Sudan and South Sudan. Photo by Mohamed Elfatih Hamadien, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. For many reasons, coverage of African topics on many Wikimedia sites, including the various Wikipedias, lags behind other continents. One project…

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News on Wikipedia: Wallabies and All Blacks set up all-Australasian Rugby World Cup final

As this year’s Rugby World Cup draws to a close this weekend, Wikipedia editors help document every try, drop goal, and penalty.

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News on Wikipedia: Liberals win in Canada, as told by Wikipedia

Canada’s 42nd general election resulted in victory for Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party. Find out how Wikipedia editors responded to every twist and turn along the way.

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Creating change one step at a time: Miguel Zuñiga Gonzalez

Miguel Zuñiga Gonzalez first started as a Wikipedia volunteer in 2006. Today, he combines this passion with his love of teaching, and works with university students on improving Wikipedia’s coverage of medicine.

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