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Brazil Hachathon

PolitiQuem: Checking Opinions of Candidates for Brazilian Elections

By on September 19, 2018

PolitiQuem is a collaborative digital platform that presents the profiles of candidates for the Presidency of Brazil, together with verified information on their positions on issues relevant to the political landscape.
The first round of the Brazilian presidential elections – which will be accompanied by the votes to elect the…


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Accelerator Brazil

NVL #2 Chicas Poderosas appoints program manager for Brazil

By on September 19, 2018

Ana Addobbati began her interaction with Chicas Poderosas in the first Design Thinking sprint in Recife, her native city.
Soon in that weekend Ana felt very identified with the Chicas Poderosas mission as she also have been working with the empowerment of women through her start-up Women Friendly that promotes…


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Data Spain

Fellowship: IE partners with Chicas Poderosas to give women more opportunities to work with DATA

By on September 7, 2018

In a few weeks opens the 3rd edition of IE Data Science Bootcamp and is proving to be a great call!

With participants from Spain, UK, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, USA, Romania, Ecuador, France, Portugal and Greece, this tremendous group of Bootcampers will undoubtedly bring a unique experience to the classroom.



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Hachathon Venezuela

Chicas Venezuela: Create a digital tool for citizens to help verify false information

By on September 6, 2018

By Marjuli Matheus

Developers, designers and journalists will work to produce prototypes in the Fact Checking Hackathon, which will take place on September 22 and 23 at the Wayra Academy in Caracas.

Caracas, September 4, 2018.- With the aim of combating false contents and building a better society based on truth…


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Brazil Investigative Journalism

The Power to Elect Brazil

By on August 27, 2018

The POWER TO ELECT is a project to check policy information circulating through WhatsApp during the campaign period of the 2018 elections.

Unlike other fact-checking initiatives, THE POWER TO ELECT uses WhatsApp not only as a source of information to be checked, but also as a content distribution channel. The…

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