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.
Latest posts by Janet Feldman from March, 2011
Blogging Positively: Interview with Blogger Leah Okeyo
We recently interviewed blogger Leah Okeyo about her firsthand experiences about the importance of using citizen media to discuss the topic of HIV/AIDS in Kenya. She has been active in the Blogging Positively initiative, and is a correspondent for the World Pulse project.