#GAReads | Wikipedia's forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance

 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2015, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo credit: TheDasherz [ CC BY-SA 4.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2015, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo credit: TheDasherz [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"Wikipedia's forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance":

There’s a better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than simply buying Hillary Clinton’s new book.

Those looking to improve the public record can volunteer a few hours at the fifth annual Wikipedia edit-a-thon at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC, where one can create, edit and add to Wikipedia pages on women in the arts on 17 March. 

“It’s for the promotion and establishment of art history,” said Sarah Osborne Bender, the museum’s library director. “We encourage gender equality in the arts and this is one way of doing it.”

Read Nadja Sayej's full article at The Guardian here…