Wikipedia

Lisa created a Wikipedia account in November 2019 to write about Māori women artists at an edit-a-thon at the Dowse Art Museum

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This is a project to improve content of New Zealand Aotearoa based Pasifika Arts. The goal is to increase biographies with a target of 50% new articles being women or non-binary folk. A Wikipedian-in-Residence component was funded by Creative New Zealand  and in that time 20 new articles were created.

In 2022 Lisa Maule & Sophia Coghini had a paper Pasifika Arts & Wikipedia accepted to the #WOW2022 Wikipedia conference in Sydney, Australia. 

In 2021 a four month grant awarded to Lisa Maule in 2021 by the US-based Wikimedia Foundation ran three edit-a-thons and created 107 new articles.

The current focus is arts festivals.

Follow the link to see suggested articles to create or improve, and reach out for collegial help to Lisa.

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