Forthcoming Equality and Diversity events.
Summary of Internal Events
Link here for - Staff Pride Network Events
8th March 2019, International Women's Day Annual Lecture, Professor Dame Anne Glover, President of the Royal Society Edinurgh. Further information and how to book at:
Wikipedia Editathon – Women of Edinburgh - 8 March 2019
This event is open to staff, students and friends of the University and is an opportunity to help add more notable women associated with Edinburgh to Wikipedia, where only ~18% of the English Wikipedia's biographies are about women.
More info and booking link here:
- Read about Gender Equality in Higher Education in this excellent new book, EqualBITE.
- Email Ewan.McAndrew@ed.ac.uk to suggest a Wikipedia editing event in your own field and own location. In particular, we are looking to make more notable women visible on Wikipedia as part of WikiProject Women in Red and our commitment to Athena SWAN.
- Find out about how editors are making women more visible online with Wikidata tools.
Archived Equality events 2018:
7th March 2018 - The annual International Women's Day Lecture speaker for 2018 is Anne Richards, CVO, CBE, FRSE Chief Executive Officer of M&G Investments, and Vice-Convener of University of Edinburgh Court. The lecture will be held on the evening of 7 March 2018, McEwan Hall, Teviot Place. Lecture theme was "Investing for everyone - can Finance help close the gender equality gap?”
8th March 2018 - a Wikipedia editing event to celebrate #Vote100 as an important milestone on the road to universal franchise. 1.30pm to 5pm – Creating articles on Wikipedia about the suffragettes on 8th March 2018 in Argyle House (EW.07) https://nvite.com/eb/43618744840
30th Mar. - Wikipedia Women in Red monthly meetup on Friday 30th March 2018 ((normally on last Thursday or Friday in the month) to address the systemic bias on Wikipedia by writing articles about notable women missing from Wikipedia.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:University_of_Edinburgh/Events_and_Workshops/Women_in_Red#About_the_event