#WikiHerStory: Physicist by day, Wikipedia editor by night

A series showcasing the women behind Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects.

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Mar 24, 2020 · 7 min read
Dr. Jess Wade has written nearly 1,000 Wikipedia biographies about women, people of color and LGBTQ+ scientists.

You might already know Dr. Jess Wade from one of her numerous speeches, media appearances, or even her Wikipedia page. The London-based physicist has been making waves since she started editing Wikipedia in 2017, becoming a…