We can do more to make sure women get their due. Angilee Shah and Jareen Imam, two of the founders of Women Do News, talked with host Michael O’Connell on the “It’s All Journalism” podcast.
Adora Sitvak writes about a new initiative at the Wikimedia Foundation to add women to our histories. “In particular,” she writes, “we are encouraging journalists, academics, thought leaders, and individuals and organizations in the information landscape to increase their coverage of women, particularly women who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) — building […]
Angilee Shah, one of the founders of Women Do News, wrote a column for “The Cohort,” Poynter’s newsletter for women in media about the systemic problems of equity in news. The news industry functions like an economy in many ways. Our currency — trust, reputation, belief in each others’ abilities — is based on faith […]
Join JAWS and Women Do News for #WebinarWednesday and learn how to write women like Betsy Wade into popular digital history. Women journalists are underrepresented on Wikipedia, one of the most-visited English language websites in the world. This leads to issues related to safety, credibility, and recognition and income. We partnered with JAWS, the long-standing American […]
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. Volunteers with Women Do News collaborate on creating Wikipedia entries for women journalists during an edit-a-thon in New York City.