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Women in San Luis Obispo are taking back online space, one Wikipedia entry at a time.

Cuesta College's Fine Arts Department will host an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon March 29 at its SLO campus from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. in Room 7125.

In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10 percent of its contributors identify as female. This lack of female participation has led to a dearth of content about women and art in the world’s most popular online research tool.

The edit-a-thon will include tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, ongoing editing support, reference materials, and refreshments. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate. Visit for more information.

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