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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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Latin America

Chicas poderosas lanza NICAR LatAM

By on February 15, 2017

I just sent this note to the NICAR list:
Hi all,
Did you know that NICAR-L is 21 years old? Over that time you’ve posted more than 78,000 messages. You’ve answered questions at 2 a.m. and on holiday weekends. Today we’re hoping to spread the NICAR-L love with a Spanish-only version…


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Latin America

Chicas Poderosas: Building Our Future Together

By on January 20, 2017

Chicas Poderosas is empowering women in Latin America; creating a more informed, connected, and engaged society, and innovating on the future of independent digital media.

These impacts include bringing digital storytelling skills to disparate communities in remote regions of Colombia- putting storytelling into the hands of the indigenous people; a…

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