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Costa Rica Investigative Journalism Latin America

No power is above yours: Chicas Poderosas Pura Vida

By on March 21, 2018

Date: March 21, 22 and 23, 2018

Hours: 12md to 1:20 p.m.

Platform: Zoom

In the framework of the upcoming presidential elections in Costa Rica, Chicas Poderosas Pura Vida offers three virtual and free classes on data verification (fact-checking) on ​​March 21, 22 and 23, from 12 to 1:20 pm.

During 3 sessions…


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Colombia Investigative Journalism Latin America

Chicas Poderosas Colombia: they did it again this time with Facebook & Consejo de Redacción

By on March 7, 2018

Why is it important to check and verify information in a regional and local context?
Information is a tool of power, with which you can contribute to the construction of more or less equitable relationships. In this sense, it is important to generate channels of access to information that allow…


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Brazil Latin America

Brazilian independent journalism business models

By on March 3, 2018

This week we bring to you real-case scenarios of Brazilian independent journalism business models. During the New Ventures Lab, we started a discussion about different, innovative ways to make independent media sustainable. We brought to the table amazing examples in Brazil such as Brio, JOTA, Mamilos Podcast and Meio….


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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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Brazil Investigative Journalism Latin America

Investigative training event in Brazil: inclusion, citizenship and gender in politics

By on January 8, 2018

This year 2018, Brazil will see a year of a very bubbling political context.

Chicas Poderosas is embarking on an exciting new year with two new initiatives designed to empower and increase the number of Latin American women in investigative journalism. The first is a program to support women entrepreneurs…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Ecuador Latin America Peru

The revolution of independent journalism led by women in Latin America is here: Chicas Poderosas’ first New Ventures Lab Cohort

By on December 15, 2017

Hello Chicas and Chicos of the journalism world we live in. We have now selected the 10 finalists for the first cohort of the New Ventures Lab to take place in Brazil in the beginning of 2018. The revolution of independent journalism is here and it’s happening beyond our…


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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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