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Brazil Global

Media Innovation with Design Thinking-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By on August 10, 2017

Media INNOVATION begins with Design Thinking
Successful innovation must be technically feasible and have a viable business plan, but we find that the best results come when we begin with the needs and desires of people.

Chicas Poderosas will gather Brazilian media leaders together for a one-day workshop on DESIGN THINKING…


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17 week Accelerator Global

Launching an Accelerator for Latin American Women Entrepreneurs in Independent Media

By on July 16, 2017

Chicas Poderosas, a global organization that empowers women journalists, developers and designers to become new media leaders, today announced a grant from the Open Society Foundation (OSI) that will enable it to launch as a nonprofit and intensify its work  for the 14 communities in its thriving Latin American…


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Global Portugal

Lisbon made in Virtual Reality

By on May 28, 2017

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June 16, 17 and 18

Global experts in virtual reality and 360º film come to Lisbon to be mentors of journalists, designers, video and photography producers, programmers and artists.

The reality of the city in the eyes of the whole world … virtually. For three days, Lisbon will…


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Global Portugal

Happiness comes to Oporto in the shape of innovation

By on May 21, 2017

Chicas Poderosas Porto 29 and 30 May 2017
Hard Club (Room 2)
Market Ferreira Borges

Can innovation be a passport to happiness? Should innovation contribute to happiness? Or is happiness that appears as the requisite and end of innovation? How can local power enhance happiness? Is happiness possible without equality? These and…


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Global

Chicas Poderosas Appoints Founding Board Members

By on April 30, 2017

Chicas Poderosas, a global organization that empowers women journalists, developers and designers to become new media leaders, announces the appointment of its first board of directors as it tackles the next step in its growth.

The founding board consists of 10 expert volunteers from around the world, drawn from the…


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Stories of Feminicide- A Project of Chicas Poderosas & Connectas

By on April 7, 2017

You always tend to blame the victims, what can we do to change this?
This and other more questions were discussed in our second virtual encounter between Connectas and Chicas Poderosas: “Stories of feminicide that count”. This time we were accompanied by Maria Salguero, Mexican geophysicist, Verónica Cruz, director of…


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How Chicas Poderosas FIU is spreading its message of empowering women innovators in newsrooms in Miami

By on May 18, 2016

Chicas Poderosas  courtesy of Abanico Films.
Barbara Corbellini Duarte, a multimedia journalist at the South Florida Sun Sentinel, is an organizer of Chicas Poderosas FIU, a three-day conference sponsored by Knight Foundation in April at Florida International University. When I decided to organize the first Chicas Poderosas FIU as a…


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Global

I AM MORE THAN WHAT YOU SEE

By on March 25, 2016

#IAMCHICASPODEROSAS I am more than what you see is the moto of this April’s Chicas Poderosas event in Miami. Since November last year a groups of Kopenhaver fellows have been putting together their event, planned to have all the good stuff students need and want to learn before…


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Colombia Fellowships Global

NPR Fellowship – Let the adventure begin!

By on October 30, 2015

At Chicas Poderosas we search for challenges and love finding spaces where creativity, teamwork and professionalism are mixed.

During this year we partnered with NPR to make real one of the first Dow Jones grants, thanks to Raju Narisetti, Senior Vice President, at Strategy NewsCorp. With this initiative we sent…


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Global

Chicas Poderosas Summit: Pivotal and Promising

By on October 8, 2015

Chicas Poderosas Summit: Pivotal and Promising

The summit was intense, with the passion that only comes from people who are inspired. Their inspiration: an idea that has exploded into a 1,500-strong movement: Chicas Poderosas.

Forty-five Chicas “ambassadors” from 10 Latin American countries came to Palo Alto for the Chicas Poderosas Summit…

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