Good Read | Why Bryn Mawr College is writing Wikipedia entries on women in STEM

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by Robertolyra at pt.wikipedia [CC-BY-SA-3.0], from Wikimedia Commons

"Why Bryn Mawr College is writing Wikipedia entries on women in STEM":

“It is important to ensure that women and minority voices have a presence on Wikipedia, simply because it is so many people’s main reference for information — otherwise we risk losing sight of them entirely,” wrote Evan McGonagill, assistant director of Greenfield, on the group’s blog.
As of last year, 90 percent of Wikipedia editors were male and that’s led to some hairy consequences, McGonagill pointed out.

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