The podcast this episode will report directly from an ‘Edit-a-thon’ that aims to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 by improving diversity on Wikipedia pages. The podcast will investigate what the challenges to diversity in science are and how the Open Science movement can help.
Steph (Attendee and Science Communicator)
How to Edit a Wikipedia Page - BBC Article
Inferior, Angela Saini (The book that inspired Jess Wade)
'We have so many women doing incredible work so we just wanted to make them visible'
'Men's work is more likely to accepted and more likely to be cited'
'One of the things that excites me about Wikipedia is that it is a great gateway for people who might never have clicked on a journal article'
'Anything you can do in your pyjamas is a good thing'