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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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Three state museums open the doors to Wikimedia Spain and host concerts for Wikipedia

Wikimedia Spain is working at three state museums in Madrid—the Museum of Romanticism, the Museo del Traje (Costume Museum) and the National Archaeological Museum—through its first Wikipedian in residence, Ruben Ojeda. We have hosted two concerts and donated the usable recordings to the Wikimedia Commons; a third concert is being held soon.

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“Community revitalization”—working together to strengthen the Hebrew Wiktionary

2015 was a pivotal year for the Hebrew Wiktionary. How can the Chapter help and support on the process of “revitalizing” a community? And what is the meaning of an independent and prosperous community?

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Bengali Wikipedia: the largest Bengali content website on the Internet

The Bengali version of Wikipedia started its journey back in 2004 and has gradually become the largest Bengali content website on the Internet with more than 38,000 articles on various topics.

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Doteli Wikipedia makes significant progress

Little over a year back, three Wikipedians from Nepal resolved to start a Doteli Wikipedia for a language of about 800,000 speakers in the Far Western and Mid-western regions of Nepal.

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Wikimedia Serbia completes a first round of professional development seminars for teachers

Тhis September and October, the Academic Board and the Education Program Manager of Wikimedia Serbia have been extraordinarily busy. In addition to regular Education Program activities — which include supporting student editors at 11 secondary schools and 5 universities in 14 faculties on 2 Wikimedia projects — they have organized and facilitated 4 trainings for over 100 teachers in 3 different cities in Serbia.

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What I Learned: Wiki Photo School in Serbia

Student working on experiments. Photo by Milos Aleksandric, under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 license. One of the things that Neda Subakov likes about attending Petnica Science Center (PSC) is the access to professional equipment and people who are engaged in photography, and the relaxed atmosphere during the work. “The photo lab…

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Third Wikimedia Spain conference takes place in Madrid

On September 25, 26 and 27, third Wikimedia Wikimedia Spain Celebrated STI Conference. It was organized Together with the graphic design studio Graphic Hare and Took place at University College Isabel of Spain , in Madrid.

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Making Chinese Wikipedia more ethnologically diverse

Wikimedia Taiwan collaborate with Department of Ethnology at National Cheng-Chi University to improve Chinese Wikipedia ethnological articles.

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Wikipedia Education Program in Estonia encourages collaboration online and off

The Wikipedia Education Program in Estonia got students to contribute to the world of free knowledge on the internet by editing Wikipedia and bringing experienced editors of the online encyclopedia to work on the ground and help newbies. The journey was not an easy nor a short one for them. Leaders were able to take the challenge, support their initiative, and learn from their past lessons.

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