Adele Vrana's Blog Posts
Sydette Harry beautifully reminds us that decolonizing ourselves and the internet requires a fundamental change in our relationships. It requires creating a vision, a big dream that we have never dreamed before.
We are so excited for the upcoming launch of the #VisibleWikiWomen campaign 2019, next 8 March - international women's day! In the meantime, we want to welcome Mariana Fossatti as the new coordinator for the campaign, and we want to invite you all, wherever you are in the world, to join us! Keep reading and find out more!
Is the first episode of a series of podcasts featuring interviews with some Decolonizing the Internet Conference attendees. Our guest today is Maame Akua Kyerewaa Marfo, who shares with us what a decolonized internet looks like to her. Find out much more by listening to this 9-min interview.
2018 was a year of so many firsts for Whose Knowledge?. As we look back on the year, we are proud to share some joyful highlights that embody our feminist and anti-colonial values and honor the people and relationships that make this radical re-imagining of the internet possible.
How can you be a good guest in indigenous communities, and a strong ally for marginalized communities centering their knowledge online? This guide shares recommendations for how to be a respectful guest and supportive co-conspirator with marginalized communities.
Why do we work on Wikipedia, and what are some of the decolonizing practices we bring to the online encyclopedia? This resource shares why we have decided to create and share our knowledge on Wikipedia, and how we’re doing this work.
This guide shares a set of practices and tools that marginalized communities working in different contexts have found useful for creating, growing, and sharing their community’s knowledge online.
Today we’re pleased to present the first part in a series of resources about creating and sharing knowledge by and from marginalized communities online. Whether you’re a member of a marginalized community, or an ally, these resources are here to assist you in centering knowledge from the margins. Find out more!
Marielle Franco foi uma brasileira admirável. Negra, lésbica, mãe, jovem política e ativista dos direitos humanos. Infelizmente, foi somente o seu assassinato que finalmente fez Marielle notável o suficiente para ser incluída na Wikipédia. Mulheres inspiradoras como Marielle, merecem ser vistas em vida assim como são vistas após a morte.
We are hosting the first ever convening on centering marginalized knowledges online - in July 2018, Cape Town, South Africa! 75% of those online are from the global South, but hardly represented on the internet. We are bringing together community organizers, technologists, scholars, artists, Wikimedians and others, to build more awareness, allies, and joint action plans.