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Eddie Avila · December, 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 December, 2011

27 December 2011

Singing the National Anthem in their Own Language

On YouTube, one can find countless examples of citizen media videos of national anthems sung in indigenous languages. Judging from the comments on these videos, they are a sense of...

18 December 2011

Bolivia: The Public Event of Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

Bolivia: Day 2 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

EWAMT: The Goal of Teaching 200 Yemeni Women to Blog

Ghaida'a al-Absi of the Rising Voices grantee project Empowerment of Women Activists in Media Techniques - Yemen (EWAMT) reflects about the attained goal of training 200 Yemeni women about blogging...

16 December 2011

Bolivia: Day 1 of the Conectándonos Gathering

The Conectándonos (Connecting) gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia held on December 12-14, brought together emerging leaders interested in exploring ways how the use of citizen media and the building of networks...

9 December 2011

For a Bolivian Digital Space with Greater Participation

Rising Voices is organizing a three-gathering in Cochabamba, Bolivia on December 12-14, 2011. The focus of the gathering “Conectándonos” (Connecting) is to provide support and training to 35 participants from...

4 December 2011

Blind Dates: The Sounds of Web Radio in Thessaloniki

Blind Dates Radio is a web radio station ran by members of the blind community in Thessaloniki. In addition to providing an opportunity to share their favorite music, the radio...