Emily Temple-Wood (born May 24, 1994 in Chicago, Illinois) [1] is an American Wikipedia editor Who goes by the name of Keilana on the site. She is known for her efforts to counter the effects and causes of gender bias on Wikipedia , especially through the creation of articles about women in science . She was declared a joint recipient of the 2016 Wikipedian of the Year , by Jimmy Wales , at Wikimania on June 24, 2016.

Early life

The daughter of Laura Temple and Andrew Wood, [2] Temple-Wood attended Avery Coonley School , [3] and won the 2008 DuPage County Spelling Bee. [4] This victory led to her participante in the Scripps National Spelling Bee la même year , sponsored by Commonwealth Edison , [5] Where She Lasted up to the quarterfinals [6] [7] and finished in 46th spot. Following the competition, in June 2008 she was honored by the then-lieutenant governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn , along with the other regional spelling bee champions. [8] She went on to expect Downers Grove North High School , where she was a member of the speech team. This team won four medals, one of which was for first place, at the 2011 Illinois High School Association meeting in Peoria . [9] As a senior, She Was named to the “top two percent” in 2012. [2] In May 2016, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Molecular Biology and Arabic and Islamic studies. She began medical school at Chicago’s Midwestern University in the fall of 2016. [10] [11] One of which was for first place, at the 2011 Illinois High School Association state meet in Peoria . [9] As a senior, She Was named to the “top two percent” in 2012. [2] In May 2016, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Molecular Biology and Arabic and Islamic studies. She began medical school at Chicago’s Midwestern University in the fall of 2016. [10] [11] One of which was for first place, at the 2011 Illinois High School Association state meet in Peoria . [9] As a senior, She Was named to the “top two percent” in 2012. [2] In May 2016, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in Molecular Biology and Arabic and Islamic studies. She began medical school at Chicago’s Midwestern University in the fall of 2016. [10] [11] [2] In May 2016, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in molecular biology and Arabic and Islamic studies. She began medical school at Chicago’s Midwestern University in the fall of 2016. [10] [11] [2] In May 2016, she graduated from Loyola University Chicago with degrees in molecular biology and Arabic and Islamic studies. She began medical school at Chicago’s Midwestern University in the fall of 2016. [10] [11]

Work on Wikipedia regarding women in science

Video of Temple-Wood, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wikipedia articles about women scientists , as well as about their activism to increase their representation on Wikipedia. She made her first contribution to Wikipedia in 2005, at the age of 10, when she created an article calling her sister a “stupid butthead”. The article was deleted almost immediately. [12] She first started contributing to the site when she was 12, [13] and it was when she was 12 that she was first harassed as a result of her Wikipedia contributions. [14] She began her studies in the middle school. [15] She co-founded Wikipedia’s WikiProject Women Scientists in 2012; [16] since then, She has written hundreds of Wikipedia pages about female scientists. [17] Editing under the username “Keilana”, [18] she began creating such articles when she noticed that few women who were members of the Royal Society had Wikipedia articles. She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] [17] Editing under the username “Keilana”, [18] she began creating such articles when she noticed that few women who were members of the Royal Society had Wikipedia articles. She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] [17] Editing under the username”Keilana”, [18] she began creating such articles when she noticed that few women who were members of the Royal Society had Wikipedia articles. She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] [18] she began creating such articles when she noticed that the women had been members of the Royal Society had Wikipedia articles. She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] [18] she began creating such articles when she noticed that the women had been members of the Royal Society had Wikipedia articles. She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott, the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21] She told the Wikimedia Foundation that when she first noticed this, she got pissed and wrote an article that night. [19] [20] The article she is the most proud of is that Rosalyn Scott , the first African-American woman to become a thoracic surgeon. [21]

2013 interview with Temple-Wood

Temple-Wood HAS aussi Organized edit-a-thons at museums and libraries with the aim of Increasing the representation of women scientists is Wikipedia. [22] In October 2015, she told the Atlantic that she had identified 4,400 women scientists who did not have Wikipedia articles written about them even though each of them was notable enough to be covered by one. [23] In March 2016, she gained international media attention because of her approach to the online sexual harassment she had received: for every such email she received, she plans to create a Wikipedia article about a woman scientist. [24] [25] [26] [27] That month, She told BuzzFeed News that with respect to her doing this, “My motivation is to channel the frustration I feel from being harassed into something productive.” [28] In May 2016, she told the Fader that “As a Wikipedian, my natural response to seeing a gap in coverage is to start a project, so that’s what I did with the Women Scientists project. By men, and making sure that women’s biographies are included in Wikipedia. [29] She told the Fader that “As a Wikipedian, my natural response to seeing a gap in coverage is to start a project, so that’s what I did with the Women Scientists project. Women’s biographies are included in Wikipedia. [29] She told the Fader that “As a Wikipedian, my natural response to seeing a gap in coverage is to start a project, so that’s what I did with the Women Scientists project. Women’s biographies are included in Wikipedia. [29]

Her work led to her being white seal named as Wikipedian of the Year in 2016, along with Rosie Stephenson Goodknight . [30]

positions

Temple-Wood is the vice president of Wikimedia DC , the District of Columbia -a chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation , as well as a member of their board of directors . [31] She is also a board member of the Wiki Project Med Foundation , [32] and a Wikipedian in Residence at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health . [33]

Works

  • “Wikipedia and the New Web”. Facebook Nation . Springer New York. October 1, 2014. pp. 189-199. ISBN  978-1-4939-1739-6 .
  • Temple-Wood, Emily; Silva, Diane. Exploring the Role of Raw in the Embryonic Nervous System . 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference. Genetics Society of America . March 4-8, 2015
  • Temple-Wood, Emily (April 12, 2016). “It’s Time These Ancient Women Scientists Get Their Due” . Nautilus .
  • Silva, Diane; Olsen, Kenneth W .; Bednarz, Magdalena N .; Droste, Andrew; Lenkeit, Christopher P .; Chaharbakhshi, Edwin; Temple-Wood, Emily R .; Jemc, Jennifer C .; Singh, Shree Ram (November 29, 2016). “Regulation of Gonad Morphogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster by BTB Family Transcription Factors”. PLOS ONE . 11 (11): e0167283. Doi : 10.1371 / journal.pone.0167283 .

See also

  • List of Loyola University Chicago people

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:b “Emily (User: Keilana)” . Twitter . Retrieved April 24, 2016 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Sersland, Melissa (May 4, 2012). “10 Seniors Named to Downers Grove North’s Top Two Percent” . Patch.com .
  3. Jump up^ Wamble, Michael (February 23, 2006). “Three Kids Outwit, Outlast and Outspell Opponents” . Daily Herald . Retrieved March 15, 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ McKendrick, Eva (March 4, 2008). “13-year-old going to National Spelling Bee” . Naperville Sun . Retrieved March 15, 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ “Could You Use It in a Sentence, Please?” . ABC 7 . May 28, 2008.
  6. Jump up^ Mathie, Frank (June 2, 2008). “8th-grade spellers represent Chicago area” . ABC 7 . Retrieved March 15, 2016 .
  7. Jump up^ (May 30, 2008). National Spelling Bee (Picture), Houston Chronicle (“Emily Temple-Wood, 14, of Downers Grove, Ill., Celebrating making it through the second round.
  8. Jump up^ “Avery Coonley Students Honored by Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn” . Avery Coonley School . September 22, 2008 . Retrieved October 9, 2016 . In June, Temple-Wood was recognized along with the other regional champions in a ceremony with Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.
  9. Jump up^ District 99 (February 23, 2011). “Speech Team at North High School in Downs Grove Places Eighth, Receives Four State Medals” . TribLocal . Chicago Tribune .
  10. Jump up^ Avenant, Michelle (March 30, 2016). “Wikipedian writes woman scientist’s biography whenever she is harassed” . ITWeb . Retrieved March 31, 2016 .
  11. Jump up^ Sayo, Charlene (May 26, 2016). “Emily Temple-Wood: ‘If her name survived this long, that’s a huge indicator of her importance.’ ” . Rabble.ca . Retrieved June 24, 2016 .
  12. Jump up^ Hussain, Netha (January 4, 2014). “Countering the Systemic Bias on Wikipedia: An Interview with Emily Temple-Wood” . The Huffington Post .
  13. Jump up^ Sanghani, Radhika (March 14, 2016). “Student praised for tackling ‘sexist Wikipedia’ by creating page for female scientist every time she’s trolled” . The Daily Telegraph . Retrieved March 24, 2016 .
  14. Jump up^ Simmons, Andy (January 3, 2017). “This Victim of Cyber-Bullying Is Confronting Misogynists in the Coolest Way” . Reader’s Digest . Retrieved January 21, 2017 .
  15. Jump up^ Huang, Keira (August 11, 2013). “Wikipedia fails to bridge gender gap” . South China Morning Post . Retrieved March 11,2016 .
  16. Jump up^ Akst, Jef (March 10, 2016). “Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia” . The Scientist . Retrieved March 10, 2016 .
  17. Jump up^ Lee, Newton (2016). Google It: Total Information Awareness . Springer Science + Business Media . p. 87.
  18. Jump up^ Sherriff, Lucy (March 14, 2016). “Student Emily Temple-Wood Writes A New ‘Women In Science’ Wikipedia Entry Every Time She’s Harassed” . The Huffington Post . Retrieved April 7, 2016.
  19. Jump up^ Lutkin, Aimee (March 10, 2016). “A Biologist Is Writing a Wikipedia Article About a Woman Scientist For Every Harassing Email She Gets” . Jezebel . Retrieved March 10, 2016 .
  20. Jump up^ Chang, Rita (October 11, 2013). “Emily Temple-Wood: A cool Wikipedian on a big mission” . Blog.wikimedia.org . Retrieved March 13, 2016 .
  21. Jump up^ “Female scientist fights harassment with Wikipedia” . BBC. March 14, 2016 . Retrieved March 22, 2016 .
  22. Jump up^ Cohen, Noam (March 19, 2014). “Warming Up to the Culture of Wikipedia” . The New York Times . Retrieved March 10, 2016 .
  23. Jump up^ Paling, Emma (October 21, 2015). “Wikipedia’s Hostility to Women” . The Atlantic . Retrieved March 10, 2016 .
  24. Jump up^ Gibson, Caitlin (March 11, 2016). “How to get pregnant and get pregnant” . The Washington Post . Retrieved March 14, 2016 .
  25. Jump up^ Mosbergen, Dominica (March 10, 2016). “For Every Sexist Email She Gets, This College Student Will Pen a Wikipedia Entry About a Woman Scientist” . The Huffington Post . Retrieved March 10,2016 .
  26. Jump up^ El Asri, Lucía (March 9, 2016). “Esta ‘wikipedista’ está poniendo a las científicas en el lugar that se merecen” . Eldiario.es (in Spanish) . Retrieved March 11, 2016 .
  27. Jump up^ Winkel, Sarah (March 10, 2016). “For every sexist mail received, it creates the Wikipedia page of a scientist . ” 7sur7 (in French). Persgroep Digital . Retrieved March 11, 2016 .
  28. Jump up^ Oakes, Kelly (March 10, 2016). “This Student Adds A Woman In Science to Wikipedia Every Time She’s Harassed Online” . BuzzFeed . Retrieved March 14, 2016 .
  29. Jump up^ Cliff, Aimee (May 26, 2016). “These Innovators Are Making Tech Better For Everyone” . The Fader . Retrieved April 20, 2017 .
  30. Jump up^ “Jimmy Wales names Emily Temple-Wood and Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight as Wikipedians of the Year” . Wikimedia Foundation . June 24, 2016 . Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  31. Jump up^ “Board of Directors” . Wikimedia DC . Retrieved March 18,2016 .
  32. Jump up^ “Board members” . Wiki Project Med Foundation . Retrieved March 18, 2016 .
  33. Jump up^ Temple-Wood, Emily (May 19, 2015). “A Wikipedian-in-Residence and the US government join forces to share knowledge on occupational safety and health . ” Wikimedia Blog . Retrieved March 10, 2016 .

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