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Ada Lovelace Day

Time: October 11, 2021 at 11pm to October 12, 2021 at 9am
Country: New Zealand
Website or Map: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki…
Event Type: editathon
Organized By: The team in Aotearoa is Lisa (User:Pakoire), Mike (User:Giantflightlessbirds), Tamsin (User:DrThneed) and Siobhan (User:Ambrosia10). The team in Australia is Caddie (User:Tenniscourtisland), Ann (User:Oronsay) and Alex (User:Canley).
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Date: Tuesday 12 October 2021

Time: Noon – 10.00 pm NZDT / 10:00 am – 8:00 pm AEDT

Inspired by English mathematician and pioneer computer programmer Ada Lovelace, a group of volunteers are holding a 24-hour global event to create more biographies of women in STEM on Wikipedia and to teach new editors.

This combined New Zealand and Australia event on 12 October 2021 will go from noon New Zealand time (NZST) until 8 pm Sydney time (AEST), covering 10 hours of the 24 hour event and then handing off to Wikipedia friends in Asia, Africa, and the UK.

This edit-a-thon is especially for people who want to learn how to edit Wikipedia and create new biographies about women. There will be coaching available for the duration of the event with four sessions run first by a team in [Aotearoa] and then a team in Australia.

Tuesday 12 October
NZDT AEDT Register
Noon – 10:00 pm 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Open editing. New to Wikipedia? See the sessions below.

Free Wikipedia training sessions
Session NZDT AEDT Register
1 Noon–12:45 pm 10:00–10:45 New Zealand new editor training in a Zoom breakout room Evenbrite NZ registration
2 2:00–3:15 pm 12:30–1:15 pm New Zealand new editor training in a Zoom breakout room Evenbrite NZ registration
3 5:00–5.45 pm 3:00–3:45 pm Australian Wikipedian Training Session 1 for New Editors Eventbrite registration
4 8:30–9:00 pm 6:30–7:00 pm Australian Wikipedian Training Session 2 for New Editors Eventbrite registration

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