Forgotten Women in Science – Wikipedia Editathon

This is an event from the 2019 edition

A supported Wikipedia editing workshop where attendees create a Wikipedia page for a forgotten woman in science. This event will cover the basics of creating Wikipedia pages and provide support and guidance. Attendees will need to bring their own laptop.

Emma Markham has a background in cancer genetics and currently works at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. Emma is passionate about supporting women in STEM, which she does through volunteering as a STEM Ambassador, running workshops at science festivals, speaking on science career panels, and mentoring A-Level students. Emma previously worked at Innovate UK where she ran the Women In Innovation funding competition, and dedicates her spare time to writing Wikipedia pages for forgotten women in STEM. Her aim is to support and normalise careers in science for women.

Saturday 26 October
Venue: Millennium Library, Vernon Castle Room
Cost: Free, booking required
Age: 15+

Tickets will go off sale at 7pm the night before the event. For events at The Forum and Sir Isaac Newton, any remaining tickets will be available for sale on the day of the event at our ticket desk in the Atrium. For events at other venues, remaining tickets will be available to purchase, cash only, on the door 30 mins before the start time.