Women Do News sponsored its first edit-a-thon in 2019 in New York City with support from Take The Lead. Since then, we have trained writers and editors through coaching and events, partnering with allies at universities and journalism organizations.

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December 1st, 2021
  • Women Do News Board call

    December 1st, 2021  9:00 AM PST - 10:00 AM PST
    Via Zoom, check your email for the link

    If you cannot join via video, or if you'd like to join from your phone, please download and use the Zoom app.

    Board members, find the agenda in our shared To-Doist and message Angilee in Slack to adjust. Want to join the board? Message Ariam in Slack!

    See this event on our Google calendar.

Past events

  • What does strategic leadership look like?

    Our board chair Angilee Shah joined Take The Lead to talk about different forms of leadership and the genesis of Women Do News on July 28, 2021. Watch the talk on YouTube.

  • ONA 21: Fighting Erasure

    Historical exclusion and systemic bias in media has erased and omitted female and nonbinary journalists from the digital record, particularly those who are also racial and ethnic minorities. This essential conversation for journalists, Wikipedia contributors, and allies to historically excluded journalists offered an opportunity to learn how to begin the work of attenuating “symbolic annihilation” […]

  • AAJA & the Wikimedia Foundation: Taking back the narrative

    From the Wikimedia Foundation on May 5, 2021: The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the Wikimedia Foundation co-hosted the virtual event, “Taking back the narrative: Changing how Asian Americans are represented in the news, on Wikipedia, and beyond”. This past year we saw a rise in acts of violence and xenophobia perpetrated against people […]

  • Take The Lead Edit-a-Thon: Seeking parity through Wikipedia representation

    Volunteers with Women Do News collaborated on creating Wikipedia entries for women journalists during our first edit-a-thon in New York City at the Luminary.