Stories from July, 2013
Introducing Chicas Poderosas: Women-driven Data Journalism in Latin America
Chicas Poderosas is a new project working to engage more women in the process of interactive data-based journalism in Latin America, building news content for the whole population, not just 50%.
Summit Addresses Indigenous Digital Divide in Australia
The Indigenous Digital Excellences Agenda Summit took place at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence in Redfern, Australia this past June. Around forty emerging and established indigenous thought-leaders from around the country attended to discuss and share ideas around increasing indigenous engagement with digital technologies in Australia.
Projeto Nosotros: The Pursuit of Latinness
Meet Projeto Nosotros, a duo exploring Latin America's modern culturescape. While acknowledging the importance of roots and tradition, they take aim at contemporary arts produced by amazing new artists. Through their eyes we see how regional cultures are actively getting involved in a global conversation. Don´t even try to resist: this is a trendsetting movement.
Rising Voices Roundup: 19 June – 3 July
We’ve decided to start creating a regular update about what we’ve been doing, publishing, and finding online. If you’ve missed what we’ve posted or want to take a look at some of our highlighted opportunities, take a look at this post and follow the links.
Food: A Source of Empowerment in Nablus
Curious to know about Levantine and Palestinian Food? Bait al Karama runs cooking classes at a local women's centre, functioning as a social enterprise and with the aim of promoting Palestinian culinary and artistic heritage.
Social Tech Census: Activista
Activista is a global youth network using creative and global campaigning to mobilize young people around issues like tax justice, land grabbing and making cities safe for women and girls. This profile was published by the Social Tech Census blog.