Rising Voices editor, radio features producer, photographer. Interests include storytelling, the politics behind photography, and terrariums. Originally from New York, she is currently based in Paris, France. Tweets @zigzagrailroad and on soundcloud as “midden productions”
Latest posts by Laura Morris from June, 2013
Building Social Capital Through Tech Labs in Ethiopia
In Addis Ababa, a group of young women coming together to build up civil society meet reguarly at iceddis, a new tech startup working to improve the "tech ecosystem." A physical space provides a place to grow both innovation and social responsibility.
“You are the Country!”
Animated three-dimensional ants, birds, and warthogs usually aren't figureheads for being productive members of society... but, why not? The Wazi Campaign uses fun short films to promote a cohesive civil society in Kenya.
Finding a Spark: Libraries in the 21st Century
The Spark Telecentre Conference brought together people from around the world working for digital inclusion, whether it was in a library, through a cell phone, or via technological development. For two days in Granada, Rising Voices met participants and speakers from around the world.