Argentina

  1. La mujer que nunca conociste: the first Iberocoop contest on women biographies

    Photo by Wotancito, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    During the months of March and April 2015, Iberocoop led the largest international contest on women biographies, which brought 391 new articles to Wikipedia about women from all over the world.... Read more

  2. How translating The Simpsons hooked Melisa Parisi on editing Wikipedia

    (Lee la versión en español aquí) When Melisa Parisi began contributing to Wikimedia in 2007, she was only 15. Parisi, a native Argentinean, started by translating articles about the long-running cartoon The Simpsons from English Wikipedia to Spanish Wikipedia. Her first article was deleted because it didn’t have the correct formatting. That setback didn’t deter Parisi, however, and with the... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Argentina’s educational booklet now also in Guarani language

    “Vikipetã mbo’eha kotýpe”, the new Guarani version of Wikipedia in the classroom Wikimedia Argentina, the first Wikimedia chapter in Latin America to be founded, has a long history of activities related with promoting the use of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects in education, mainly in secondary schools and universities. In 2010, it published a booklet entitled “Wikipedia en el ... Read more

  4. Wikimania 2009 in Buenos Aires kicks off this week!

    Wikimania starts this week!  Today we reminded everyone about this year’s Wikimania here in Buenos Aires.  Most of the staff and Board are here in the city, as well as hundreds of project volunteers and stakeholders.  The local organizing crew and Wikimedia Argentina are doing a great job. Follow the events of the conference on twitter and identi.ca, and keep an eye on the Wikipedia Weekl... Read more