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Anonymous was a woman

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” Virginia Woolf

Women’s role in history was anonymous. For women scientists and artists, men often dismissed their contributions or, worse, claimed credit for their work. Unfortunately, this practice continues, but one scientist is making sure women are acknowledged for their contributions in the online site of record: Wikipedia. Jess Wade has written 1,750 entries and counting – profiling women and people of color.

Read more: Jessica Wade Makes Wikipedia bios For Unknown Women Scientists

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