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Eddie Avila · July, 2011

Current Director of Rising Voices. I have also worked as Regional Editor and Spanish Language Editor for Global Voices, as well as a volunteer author for Bolivia. I have been part of GV since 2005. I was part of a team that was awarded a Rising Voices microgrant in 2007 with Voces Bolivianas. Currently based in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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Latest posts by Eddie Avila from July, 2011

22 July 2011

[Podcast] Update from Transparent Chennai

We recently spoke with Siddharth Hande from the Rising Voices grantee project Transparent Chennai in India. In this podcast, Sid describes how he started working with the fishing villages and...

21 July 2011

Join Us for a Discussion on Mobile Phones for Citizen Media

Rising Voices will be participating as part of an online discussion to be held July 27 - August 2, 2011 hosted by the New Tactics for Human Rights platform. The...

18 July 2011

Twitter to Promote and Preserve Underrepresented Languages

The project Indigenous Tweets started by Kevin Scannell has been tracking and highlighting Twitter accounts that have been using the microblogging platform to promote and preserve underrepresented language communities. Currently...

5 July 2011

Guinea-Bissau: Featured on Global Voices Podcast

The Rising Voices grantee project "Youth Voices of Bandim and Enterramento" was recently featured in the newest episode of the Global Voices podcast. Listen to hear some of the sounds...