Janet Feldman

Janet Feldman is founder/director of two HIV/AIDS-related nonprofits, one the international branch of a Kenyan HIV/AIDS and development organization, KAIPPG (http://www.kaippg.org) , and the other an international arts coalition called ActALIVE (http://www.actalive.org), whose 300 members in 30 countries use the arts and media to address HIV/AIDS and the MDGs.

She is an editor of the arts and development e-journal, art'ishake (http://www.art4development.net); Co-Founder and Advisory Board member of the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (http://www.gyca.org); and co-creator of PotoFanm+Fi (http://www.potofanm.org), an international solidarity movement in support of women and groups in Haiti.

Janet is the author of “Blogging Positively,” a guide to citizen media addressing issues related to HIV/AIDS (https://rising.globalvoicesonline.org/guides).

She has a background in arts, history, and international relations, with special focus on international conflict-resolution; is a trained mediator; collage artist; and a social-change activist.

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Remembering Dennis Kimambo

  3 May 2013

Rising Voices is saddened to hear about the death of Dennis Kimambo, who was an integral part of the RV grantee project REPACTED in Nakuru, Kenya. Close friend and colleague Janet Feldman writes this tribute to the life and work of Dennis and how he impacted his local community through magnet theater and outreach to youth.