Communications Community Data analytics From the archives Gender gap Wikipedia

How a feminist stood up to trolls and measurably changed Wikipedia’s coverage of women scientists

Did the efforts of Emily Temple-Wood ("Keilana") and other editors really make a difference in Wikipedia's coverage of women scientists—especially given the vast expanse of an encyclopedia that has 5.4 million articles in English alone? The answer, one year after the headlines, is an unequivocal yes.

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Our top posts of 2016: Wikimedia community takes center stage

Community-focused pieces fill our list of most-read and best posts from the last year.

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The new alchemy: turning online harassment into Wikipedia articles on women scientists

By day, Emily Temple-Wood is a biology student. By night, she writes Wikipedia articles on women scientists—one for every harassing email she receives.