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Meet the scientist working to increase the number of underrepresented scientists and engineers on Wikipedia

By day, Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist best known for her work on “polymer-based, circularly polarising, light-emitting diodes.” But in the evenings (and on the weekends, and as other time permits) Dr. Wade is a strong advocate for increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM subjects, speaking at conferences and starting a campaign on Wikipedia to promote more early-career women….

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For these Wikipedia editors, ancient Egyptian pyramids are more than a symbol

Two of Wikipedia's editors speak out about what motivates them to write about ancient Egypt on Wikipedia.

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The more you contribute to Wikipedia, the more knowledge you gain: Ted Yoo

It takes years of effort to find yourself on the list of Wikipedia’s most prolific contributors. We talked to Ted Yoo, who has made 300,000 edits on the Korean Wikipedia, to learn about the motivation that has kept him actively editing for so long.

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Bringing Myanmar to the world: Kyi Phyo Htet

Kyi Phyo Htet had some free time and passion for the Myanmar Unicode system. He's invested them in making tens of thousands of Wikipedia edits and writing over a thousand articles.

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The one-man band writing the history of Nigerian cinema into Wikipedia

Long-time volunteer Wikipedia editor Sam Oyeyele has written a series of articles on the history of Nigerian cinema, from its colonial origins through its distinctly independent present.

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Wikipedia is a place to "plant and harvest" free knowledge: Arminé Aghayan

Arminé Aghayan has written thousands of articles on the Armenian Wikipedia and freely licensed thousands of her photos on Wikimedia Commons.

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Why Tímea Baksa writes about Korean culture on Wikipedia

Thanks to Wikipedia, Tímea Baksa has learned two new languages and met people from all around the world. We asked about what keeps her coming back to Wikipedia, day after day.

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From Sesame Street to Maya Angelou, this Wikipedian digs deeper

Christine Meyer, better known to Wikipedians as FigureSkatingFan, has worked on many of the English Wikipedia's articles about Sesame Street. We asked why.

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Telling the story of Stockholm through Wikipedia: Holger Ellgaard

Passion for Stockholm encouraged Holger Ellgaard to document the city both in words and photographs on Wikipedia. Ellggaard received this year's Wikimediapriset award from Wikimedia Sweden.