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Wikipedia Skews White and Male. Let's Change that Together

Want to learn about how you can build a more inclusive understanding of our communities and address systemic bias in one of the most heavily used websites in the world? Join us for this session!

Wikipedia Skews White and Male. Let's Change that Together
Tuesday, October 2, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Tutt Library Special Collections

Participants will:

1) Learn about under-coverage of women, people of color, and non-Western cultures and communities in Wikipedia
2) Be inspired by projects to address systemic bias, such as Art+Feminism, Black History edit-a-thons, and Canadian efforts to include indigenous voices and reflect the realities of settler colonialism
3) Hear from CC Professor Rebecca Barnes about her Women In STEM project and consider opportunities to get involved with class and/or community projects
4) Become part of an ongoing team of campus and community partners to help with this work

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One of the Collaborative for Community Engagement "Week of Action" events in collaboration with Tutt Library and the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum.

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