In this episode, joining us (Vicky Twomey-Lee and Jeffrey Roe) for a chat is Dr. Rebecca O’Neill, telling us all about her role in Wikimedia Community Ireland, how to contribute to Wikipedia, and rest of Wikimedia’s family.
And why people should also contribute to Wikipedia. What is “Women in Red”? Plus Rebecca is looking for pics of pancakes in Ireland. 🥞😆
Dr Rebecca O’Neill is the Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland. A large portion of her work focuses on improving and strengthening the representation of women and content relating to Ireland on Wikipedia as well as the Irish language Wikipedia – Vicipéid. She is also the co-host of the new podcast, The World According to Wikipedia.
Wikimedia Events coming up:
- Wiki Loves Folklore Photo Competition – Ends Feb 28, 2021
- Vicipéid – Irish Writing Competition on topics of Feminism and Folklore (An Feimineachas agus an Béaloideas ) – Deadline end of March, 2021
- Wiki Loves Earth 2021 – Coming soon, happening throughout May
Where to find Wikimedia Ireland:
Where to find Rebecca:
- Wikipedia: Smirkybec
- Twitter: @restlesscurator
- Etsy: etsy.com/ie/shop/TheCraftingCurator
The World According to Wikipedia:
Where to find Dublin Maker:
Dublin Maker is funded by Science Foundation Ireland
Music Credit: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chad_Crouch/Motion
Motion by Chad Crouch is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.