This project sounds great!
However, the phrase 'Celebrate Women' doesn't have
any meaning, and could be anything -
it could be a Solstice-based party in
somebody's cornfield or an online
Consider how effective a campaign called
'Celebrate Men' would be.
We're trying to appeal to people with expertise and
experience, who need something meaningful
to get their attention.
- Susan Spencer Conklin
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 19:34:22 -0700 (MST)
From: "Fred Bauder" <fredbaud(a)fairpoint.net>
Subject: [Gendergap] Celebrate Women
Let's do a Wikipedia wide project, call it "Celebrate Women". There might
be banners featuring either articles about women, or women editors.
Featured articles during this period, of perhaps a year, would be
biographies of women or even women played significant roles in.
Lists of articles which are needed or which need improvement could be
drawn up and, of course, projects started.
By the way, work on the article "role model" is progressing and will
eventually include a section on positive, as opposed to celebrity, role
models, both male and female. I think there are quite a few resources,
once you start looking for them in terms of lists of admired women, or