- The Chapter
At the present, there are no women on the board of Wikimedia UK. Panyd is a chapter volunteer who has specifically been working on women's outreach in the United Kingdom. Some of this outreach has been done at Geek Girl Dinners. Panyd has been attempting to connect with other women around the world to try to help them do similar out reach to women at Geek Girl events. Wikimedia UK has members putting together a bid to host Wikimania. This bid group has at least one female volunteer.
In December 2011, there were 135,340 women of all ages from United Kingdom who were interested in Wikipedia on Facebook. In December 2011, according to Alexa, Wikipedia was ranked the 9th most popular site in the country. In the period between November 2010 and October 2011, 5.6% of all Wikipedia traffic was from this country. Panyd is also involved in administering Did you knows, and is an administrator on English Wikipedia.
- Articles on English Wikipedia
In the period between December 25, 2010 and December 25, 2011, the top 150 pages on English were recorded. Of these, 23 were biographies about women. Fourteen of these were about Americans, six were about Brits, one was about a Russian, one about someone from Barbados, and one about someone from Trinidad and Tobago.
|Article||Visits/Hour||Class||From||Total edits from top contributor||Location of top contributor||Gender of top contributor|
|Amy_Winehouse||1664||B||United Kingdom||570||United States||Unknown|
|Adele_(singer)||1025||C||United Kingdom||263||United States||Unknown|
|Nicki_Minaj||807||C||Trindad and Tobago||116||Unknown||Unknown|
|Elizabeth_Taylor||764||B||United Kingdom||126||United States||Unknown|
|Death_of_Caylee_Anthony||469||B||United States||337||United States||Female|
|Diana,_Princess_of_Wales||462||B||United Kingdom||168||United Kingdom||Unknown|
|Taylor_Swift||429||C||United States||129||United States||Male|
|Jennifer_Aniston||428||B||United States||202||United States||Male|
On English Wikipedia, there are 18 articles about UK roller derby leagues. Netball is one of the most popular women's participation sports in former and current Commonwealth countries. There are two categories and three articles about netball in England. There is one article about netball in Northern Ireland. There is one category and three articles about netball in Scotland. There is one category and three articles about netball in Wales. There are three articles about women's basketball teams in the UK.
Top visited UK female-related content is not being primarily supported by British women.
On English Wikipedia, there are articles about United Kingdom women that have been assessed as Good Articles, including the article about English footballer Katie Chapman, English tennis player Laura Robson, English cricket Izzy Westbury and Welsh cricketer Steph Davies.
In December 2011, according to Alexa, Wikinews was ranked the 34,819th most popular site in the country. On Portuguese Wikinews, there are no women active from this country. This may be a result of several factors, including the language and because Portuguese Wikinews only has an active editing community of five people, one of whom is a woman. There are no female British administrators on wikinews, nor are there any British women who are wikinews accredited reporters. A December 2011 search on Spanish Wikinews for Reino Unido mujeres found 33 articles that mentioned both words. A December 2011 search on Portuguese Wikinews for mulheres Reino Unido found 21 articles that mentioned both words.
In December 2011, according to Alexa, Wikibooks was ranked the 3,365th most popular site in the country.
On English Wiktionary, there are two male bureaucrats from the United Kingdom but no female bureaucrats from the country.
There has been one woman from the United Kingdom has been active and visible on English Wikiversity.
- Other projects
There is at least one male bureaucrat from the United Kingdom on MediaWiki.Org. There does not appear to be a British female who holds a similar position.
- The Foundation
During the 2011 Summer of Research, the WMF hired eight research fellows. Of these, only one was female, and she was from the United States. There were four males from American universities, The other researchers included men from a Japanese university, a Swiss university and a Canadian university. There were no research fellows, male or female, from this country.