Did you know that only 17% of all Wikipedia biographies in English are about women? Help us change this! ATLAS is hosting a Wiki-edit-a-thon on 19 & 20 Oct, where we'll take a closer look at #womenofSkye
, past & present.
Do you have any suggestions of women who have been forgotten? We want to hear from you...
The woman looking at the camera in the image is New Zealand’s first Plunket nurse, Joanna MacKinnon (b. Balmeanach, Isle of Skye 1878). MacKinnon is presented with her Plunket medal by Lady Plunket in Dunedin in August 1909. Photograph courtesy The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
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