BIH Diversithon | Nov 10, 3-7 pm

Our Diversithon is an online edit-a-thon with the aim to increase the visibility of women scientists and other underrepresented groups in the life sciences.

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We all use Wikipedia, so why not help it grow and become more diverse? By participating in our event, you can contribute to and improve Wikipedia. It is easy to learn and can be done from wherever you are located. 
Did you know that only 17.7% of English language biographies and 15.6% of German language biographies in Wikipedia are for women? There is also an underrepresentation of certain ethnicities and people of colour in science. Our Diversithon is looking to balance it out and you can contribute. 


3:00         Welcome note

3:15         Keynote lecture by Kelly Foster / London (EN)

4:30        Learn how to edit Wikipedia articles - Online workshop for beginners    

4:30        Online support chat for experienced editors

All interested Wikipedians and not-yet-Wikipedians are invited to join our digital Diversithon. Wikipedia knowledge is not necessary; you only need a computer and some time.

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BIH – Berlin Institute of Health

The Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) is a biomedical research institution focusing on translational research and precision medicine. BIH uses a systems medicine approach to develop innovative options for prediction, prevention and advanced therapies for progressive diseases in order to improve patients’ health and quality of life. To realize its innovative plans in translational research, BIH builds on the strengths and expertise of its founding institutions Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC).