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Recent press coverage

Physicist highlighting female scientists, one Wikipedia entry at a time
New York Post, August 8, 2018

The rise of Wikidata as a linked data source
Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog, August 6, 2018

Some Colleges Cautiously Embrace Wikipedia
The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 19, 2018

If women don’t help write history, they might be written out of it
Now This, June 4, 2018

Dačić awardes the highest diplomatic recognitions [in Serbian]
Blic, May 29, 2018

Women fighting for equality on Wikipedia
BBC News, March 28, 2018

How one prolific Wikipedian is giving voice to pre-20th century women’s stories
Wiki Education Foundation, March 28, 2018

Wikipedia's forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance
The Guardian, March 15, 2018

Archival Activism: the Editors fighting Wikipedia’s Sexism Problem
The Wireless, February 13, 2018

Building Collaboration between Wikipedia and West Virginia University Libraries
Digital Library Federation, February 5, 2018

Presenting the winners of the U.S. Wiki Science Competition
Wiki Education Foundation, January 26, 2018

Kusturica and Dacic open a UN exhibition on Jasenovac [in Serbian]
Maxportal, January 23, 2018

Inside the Fight to Change Wikipedia's Gender Problem
Inverse, January 8, 2018

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Press releases

Knight Prototype Fund support for the Wiki Art Depiction Explorer project
JULY 19, 2018: Wikimedia District of Columbia is proud to be the recipient of $50,000 in support from the Knight Prototype Fund, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Wikimedia DC will collaborate with the Smithsonian Institution on a project called the "Wiki Art Depiction Explorer", an effort to create an interface for museum visitors and other art enthusiasts to crowdsource metadata about visual depictions in museum artworks
Wikimedia DC Announces New Institutional Partnerships Manager
MAY 3, 2017: Wikimedia District of Columbia (WMDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of our first employee. Ariel Cetrone has joined WMDC as our Institutional Partnerships Manager, where she will plan and facilitate events with our many institutional partners, including cultural, academic, and professional organizations. Read more »
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