Submissions/Go Wiki! - From a reader to a contributor at a blink of an eye
This is an Open submission for Wikimania 2017 that has not yet been reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.
- Submission no. 2088 -- C8
- Title of the submission
- GO WIKI! FROM A READER TO A CONTRIBUTOR AT A BLINK OF AN EYE (WHY WIKIMEDIA AND LOCALISATION ROCKS)
- My story of a young housewife transformed to a wikipedia enthusiast
- Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, poster, birds of a feather discussion)
- Author of the submission
- type of submission
- Language of presentation
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
- Hindi Wikipedia
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
In this talk, I would like to share my experience working on wikipedia for the first time (though I was an active reader on the hindi wikipedia for some years now) and why I have started liking the same and why I feel wikipedia should be localised even more so that housewives like me can convert our knowledge more effectively. In short this talk would give a 30k feet overview on why anyone can contribute to wikipedia (especially how housewives can invest their time into something really worthwhile and exciting stuff)
- What will attendees take away from this session?
How anyone can contribute to wikipedia in their own language in their own way in a simple effective manner the way I am finding out wikipedia to be
- Theme of presentation
- Sister Projects (Wikipedia Hindi)
- For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
- Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
- 25 minutes
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
- Slides or further information (optional)
- In Progress as of now
- Special requests
- Is this Submission a Draft or Final?
This is a Completed submission for Wikimania 2017 ready to be reviewed by a member of the Programme Committee.
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