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17 week Accelerator Brazil Latin America

Summit 2018, Sao Paulo: YOUR TIME IS NOW

By on May 17, 2018

Chicas Poderosas is turning 5 years old
Hello Chicas Poderosas crew, we are about to launch in yet another adventure together!

We’ll be celebrating the completion of the New Ventures Lab 2017/18 with 3-days of inspiration, collaboration and celebration. We’re gathering at the Google Sao Paulo’s offices, who have been there…


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17 week Accelerator Latin America summit

Your time is now! How the Chica Poderosa’s image of the 2018 Summit was born

By on May 10, 2018

Inês Barracha is the artist responsible for the mighty girl who this year illustrates the annual summit, a celebration of all the challenges achieved by Chicas Poderosas around the world.

We were partying, my sis was turning 30.

Already after hours, the friendship brought Mariana to the most lively porch of…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

Let’s Talk: quality conversations in a safe environment

By on May 4, 2018

Let’s Talk is a digital platform that will connect users who have a different positioning about different issues to start a conversation mediated and scored by a bot. The bot will reward participants with the best debating skills. The main goal of this…


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ADA: the digital world that also belongs to women.

By on May 4, 2018

There is a parallel world where technological development is also a task dominated by women. That is the world of the ADA team, the tech platform created by women. Its mission is to help women to understand the digital world so that they…


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17 week Accelerator

Neuroscience to create impact in the way we lead

By on May 4, 2018

One of the topics that the New Ventures Lab, the 17-week accelerator for journalism entrepreneurship led by women in Latin America, has been teaching is how to use neuroscience to create impact in the way we lead….


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Latin America

Be a woman leader: get your big pants on!

By on April 24, 2018

“How do you deal with your emotions? Do you have an option? Yes. We do not control how others act, how our partners act. We can only control how we respond to situations, control our behavior,” Brigette Iarrusso, a mentor in coaching at UC Berkeley, explained at the beginning of…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Latin America

Good leaders also learn not to always have a script

By on April 24, 2018

As part of the second face-to-face week of the New Ventures Lab in Sao Paulo, we were fortunate to have two wonderful mentors: Mona Thompson & Shara Tonn, co-founders and members of COLLECTIVE CAPITAL, a company that works with teams and organizations helping to create a culture of innovation…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

Ajuri: a news agency that does fact-checking from the perspective of the Amazon.

By on March 19, 2018

The Ajuri Agency is a project that is underway in Manaus, Brazil, capital of Amazonas state.

The general director of the team is Jéssica Botelho, journalist and researcher. Her teammates are Polyandra Batista, who has experience in technology and design; Agda Sales, who works in public relations for the agency;…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Investigative Journalism Latin America

MELISSA BELL: Our role model for women leaders in independent media

By on February 24, 2018

“It is very hard to be a women in any industry, but particularly at the media industry. The more power we can have as a group, the better our industries will be”, said Melissa when she started her conference at the NVL.

 

She started her career as a journalist. Now…


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Malquerida, a media platform in Spanish created entirely by women.

By on February 24, 2018

 

Ana Muñoz does many things to pay the bills while she thinks about how to make her hobby profitable for books, bars and breakfasts. She was a finalist for the 2017 Nuevas Plumas Award, a project of…

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