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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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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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