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17 week Accelerator Latin America

Open applications to the NVL

By on October 13, 2017

Chicas Poderosas New Ventures Lab
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The New Ventures Lab (NVL) is the first of its kind accelerator to support early-stage, women-led companies focused on independent digital media. Our first accelerator will take place in Brazil.

The NVL will provide education, mentorship and access to financing opportunities. The accelerator is a 17-…


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Investigative Journalism Latin America Mexico

Info Sismo MX, a collaborative data journalism story

By on September 29, 2017

The series of earthquakes that shattered Mexico from coast to coast happened in the span of 10 days in September 2017. Days of us reading and seeing the devastation online and offline.

 

Chicas Poderosas has chapters in more that 10 countries and whatsapp lists where dozens of women journalists, reporters,…


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Brazil Design Sprint Latin America

Design Sprint Weekend – Manaus, Brazil – October 14 & 15, 2017

By on September 1, 2017

Apply to a Design Sprint Weekend
The New Ventures Lab-Brazil will kick off with three-design sprint weekends located in São Paulo, Manaus and Recife. Selection for the weekends is via an application process. The design sprint weekends are an opportunity for you to learn how to apply human centered design…


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Brazil Design Sprint Latin America

Design Sprint Weekend – Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 4-5, 2017

By on September 1, 2017

Apply to a Design Sprint Weekend
The New Ventures Lab-Brazil will kick off with three-design sprint weekends located in São Paulo, Manaus and Recife. Selection for the weekends is via an application process. The design sprint weekends are an opportunity for you to learn how to apply human centered design…


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Brazil Design Sprint Latin America

Design Sprint Weekend – Recife, Brazil – October 28-29, 2017

By on September 1, 2017

Apply to a Design Sprint Weekend
The New Ventures Lab-Brazil will kick off with three-design sprint weekends located in São Paulo, Manaus and Recife. Selection for the weekends is via an application process. The design sprint weekends are an opportunity for you to learn how to apply human centered design…


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Interviews Latin America Triangulo Norte

Chicas Poderosas The North Triangle

By on August 24, 2017

As community and teamwork are the forefront of the Chicas Poderosas’ power, we started a joint chapter called Chicas Poderosas The North Triangle – it’s a gathering of the chapters of Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras.

In partnership with Internews, Chicas Poderosas is starting this chapter on Aug 30th for a…


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Colombia Latin America

Investigative Reporting Program Launches in Bogotá, Colombia

By on August 8, 2017

The Chicas Poderosas, multi-country investigative reporting program launched this week in Bogota, Colombia with two virtual events from First Draft News and CrowdTangle. The virtual sessions are a prelude to the upcoming three-day event to train women journalists on how to analyze social media data, and mine data for…


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Costa Rica Fellowships Latin America

Dow Jones Chicas Poderosas Fellowships

By on July 18, 2017

This year again, Chicas Poderosas and ICFJ worked closely to chose the two Chicas Poderosas for the one month fellowship in selected US newsrooms: WNYC and NPR. It was a hard task to chose from a pool of more than sixty talented candidates, from eleven countries all of them…


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Latin America

Chicas Poderosas Dow Jones Digital Fellowships Application

By on May 3, 2017

Women in the developing world face great challenges breaking into information technology and taking leadership roles in the field – especially in news and technology design. Chicas Poderosas is addressing this challenge by helping to bring Latin American women into the forefront of digital journalism.

With support from the Dow…


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Latin America

Violence against women in Latin America: Feminicide

By on March 31, 2017

 CHICAS PODEROSAS and Connectas discuss the important issue of feminicide.

We have the opinion of Esperanza Franco and Víctor Tablas of UNDP, with Martín Rodríguez Pellecer de Nómada in Guatemala and with Mariana Santos, CEO of Chicas Poderosas, as moderator of the conversation. For one hour we shared and talked about…

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