Document Type

Poster

Date

10-18-2019

Keywords

women, stem, technology, engineering

Language

English

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

Description/Abstract

Cornell University hosted its inaugural Ada Lovelace Day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in 2019. Led by two librarians, this event is a chance to highlight the contributions of women past in present in the Sciences. Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer and is a good example of the invisible contributions women have made in the field of the sciences. Participants learned how to edit in Wikipedia and both Cornell affiliates and people in the Ithaca community were welcome. We highlighted female-identified Cornell professors in the Sciences, https://guides.library.cornell.edu/adalovelace, with underdeveloped or no Wikipedia pages for real world examples as well.

Additional Information

Poster presented at 2019 Conference of Upstate New York Science Librarians, held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

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