A Missing Voice
Women only make up 9 percent of Wikipedia editors
Adrianne Wadewitz, a Mellon Digital Scholarship Fellow, is hoping to change that. In a BBC News article "How can Wikipedia woo women editors?" she says the disparity between male and female editors "means that a lot of perspectives are being left out."
Adrianne is a Wikipedia expert, having helped found and shape the Wikipedia Education program and numerous efforts to decrease the gender gap over the past few years. At Occidental, she has taught classes on virtual worlds, media revolutions, children's literature, and the digital humanities. You can access more of Adrianne's research on OxyScholar.