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Hachathon Investigative Journalism Latin America Mexico

Mediatón 2018 Chicas Poderosas México: Girls in Resistance

By on October 17, 2018

For two days, about one hundred women who work in different media areas will meet at the Mediatón 2018 of Chicas Poderosas to develop

stories that speak about the inequalities and resistance that exist in Mexico.

On October 20 and 21, stories will be constructed that highlight the problems women face,…


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Argentina Global Investigative Journalism Latin America

A collaborative research done by Chicas Poderosas: Decriminalization of abortion in Latin America

By on August 7, 2018

Decriminalization of abortion in Latin America
What is it like to #AbortarEnAméricaLatina today and how are women struggling to access their rights? A days after the debate of #AbortoLegalYa in #Argentina, we published our first  #InvestigaciónPoderosa conducted with collaborators from all over the region
By Mariana Marcaletti

About what is #PowerfulResearch # AbortarenAmericaLatina


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Investigative Journalism Latin America Triangulo Norte

The Eye of the Hurricane on gender equality – Chicas Poderosas Triángulo Norte

By on May 19, 2018

Prudencia Ayala was an iconoclastic and visionary woman. In 1930, she was a candidate for the presidency of El Salvador – at that time seemed completely impossible, a moment when women did not even have the right to vote. Her radical government program sought to defend women’s rights, support…


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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 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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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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