Grants:Project/Project/Rapid/Art+Feminism 2020 (ArmAg)

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Armine Aghayan /Art+Feminism 2020 in Armenia
Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thons in Yerevan and Gyumri trying to recruit new editors and increase skills for active editors; raise awareness of the campaign, collaborate with new partners (Yerevan based theatres to take photos of theater actresses, Artist Union of Armenia will help to cover women artist who are lacking Wikipedia article and photos, to work with individual artists based in Yerevan and in the regions of Armenia and women activists in Armenia).
targetWikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, Wikiquote
start dateMarch 16, 2020 online editing and on Edit-a-thonս on March 21 and May 23, 2020.
start year2020
end dateMay 23 November 30
end year2020
budget (local currency)418000 AMD
budget (USD)870 ̩USD
grant typeindividual
granteeArmineaghayan
contact(s)• arminehaghayan@gmail.com
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Please see the sample Editathon/Training application before drafting your application.

Project GoalEdit

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Recruit new editors (from different institutions).
  2. Increase skills for existing editors.
  3. Add or improve content in Armenian Wikipedia and Wikipedia sister projects.

Project PlanEdit

ActivitiesEdit

Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:

1. Are you doing one editathon or training or a series of editathons or trainings?

  • Online editing from March 16-26, 2020
  • Edit-a-thon on March 21, 2020 in Yerevan
Expected schedule for the event on March 21, 2020
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Opening
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Editing
  • 13:30 - 14:15 Lunch Break
  • 14:15 - 17:30 Editing
  • Edit-a-thon on May 23, 2020 in Gyumri
Expected schedule for the event on May 23, 2020
  • 11:00 - arrival to Gyumri and meeting with local Wikipedians
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Opening
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Editing
  • 13:30 - 14:15 Lunch Break
  • 14:15 - 17:30 Editing

Results will be announced on March 30, 2020.

2. How will you let your community know about the event? Please paste links below to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions.

  • Armenian Wikipedia Community village page
  • Social mediaːfacebook, twitter
  • Online platform of our cultural partners (mentioned in this page)

3. Do you have experienced Wikimedia editors to lead the event?

Armineaghayan, Gevorg Ghazaryan, VardanMn, GAK wiki, XenonX88, Gardmanahay, Kareyac

4. Do participants have the equipment or skills needed to participate and contribute high quality content? If not, how will you support them?

Wikimedia Armenia will provide the laptops for all the participants of the edit-a-thon. The experienced wikipedians will teach the participants and especially newcomers how to edit Wikipedia, add content, how to use resources, how to work with Wikidata for creating pages, how to upload into wikicommons photos of female artists.

5. How will you engage participants after the event(s)?

We will have a mailing list of the participants and inform them about further coming Wikipedia events to keep the connection with them. Invite them to add themselves in Wikipedia Facebook & social media pages.

6. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?

ImpactEdit

How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets:

  1. Number of events: Two edit-a-thons, 10 days online editing
  2. Number of participants: 30 participants for editathon and 30 for online editing.
  3. Number of new editors: up to 14.
  4. Number of of articles created or improved: 70-140 articles.
  5. Number of repeat participants (for projects that include a series of events): 12.

ResourcesEdit

What resources do you have? Include information on who is organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

We will use the resources of National Library of Armenia, Artists Union of Armenia, Armenian Women's Fund, Avetik Isahakyan Library

What resources do you have? Include information on who is organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding). The above mentioned experienced Wikipedians and Wiki-teachers will attend the events, as well as supervise and check all the articles created within the framework of the campaign.

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

  1. Food and drink: $200
  2. T-shirts for participants: $100 (for 10 active editors)
  3. Gift-cards for books (for 3 the most active editors): $70
  4. Transportation: $200
  5. Miscellaneous supplies: $200 (name tags, posters, printing cheatsheets, media news, etc.)
  6. Extras and unexpected costs: $100

Total = $870

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