Wikipedia Workshop Pune

Wikipedia Workshop Pune 2014

Project ScopeEdit

This is a Wikipedia Workshop celebrating the 13th Anniversary of Wikipedia. Its goal is to use the opportunity of the anniversary to increase awareness about Wikipedia & equip its participants with the rudiments of contributing to Wikipedia, and to introduce it as a concept to them. The participants will be encouraged to edit Wikipedia in their regional language .Also part of the workshop will be a session on women empowerment.New women editors will also be able to interact with existing women editors. The workshop is free and open to everyone.

Project AimEdit

Primary goals
  1. To Celebrate Wikipedia's 13th Anniversary.
  2. To introduce Wikipedia as an encyclopaedia and a concept to new editors.
  3. To Promote Marathi Wikipedia Community & promote the use of regional languages in Wikipedia.
  4. To promote more Women editors to join the community & to tackle the problems faced by current Women editors.
  5. To have an open interaction within the editors, existing as well as new.
Secondary goals
  1. To spread the awareness of Wikipedia as a powerful tool.
  2. To encourage community building among the many contributors of Wikimedia & its sister projects.
  3. Use the occasion for a massive outreach programme.
  4. Increase communication and collaboration between Wikimedia supporters in Pune & India


Date : 18th January 2014
Place : Pune,Maharashtra,India
Venue : Pune Vidyarthi Griha's College of Engineering & Technology, Pune
Expected Attendees : 130-150

Special GuestsEdit

  • Mr. Moksh Juneja (President, Wikimedia India Chapter) (Tentative)
  • Dr. Abhijeet Safai (BAMS Doctor and Medical Researcher) (Tentative)
  • Mrs Nancy Katyal (The Perfect You Founder and the Lead Image Consultant)