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Portugal

Happiness comes to Oporto in the shape of innovation

By on May 21, 2017

Chicas Poderosas Porto 28 and 29 May 2017
Hard Club (Room 2)
Market Ferreira Borges

Can innovation be a passport to happiness? Should innovation contribute to happiness? Or is happiness that appears as the requisite and end of innovation? How can local power enhance happiness? Is happiness possible without equality? These and…


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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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Global

Chicas Poderosas Appoints Founding Board Members

By on April 30, 2017

Chicas Poderosas, a global organization that empowers women journalists, developers and designers to become new media leaders, announces the appointment of its first board of directors as it tackles the next step in its growth.

The founding board consists of 10 expert volunteers from around the world, drawn from the…


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Global

Stories of Feminicide- A Project of Chicas Poderosas & Connectas

By on April 7, 2017

You always tend to blame the victims, what can we do to change this?
This and other more questions were discussed in our second virtual encounter between Connectas and Chicas Poderosas: “Stories of feminicide that count”. This time we were accompanied by Maria Salguero, Mexican geophysicist, Verónica Cruz, director of…


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Uncategorized

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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Brazil

Braços Dados, the first app from Genero & Numero

By on March 31, 2017

Braços Dados, the first application of Gender and Number, offers service for women at risk in the public space.

The app is free and allows users to send a message to a trusted network when they feel at risk; Initiative also aims to map areas of cities where perception of…


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Chicas Poderosas Venezuela: Improving the Gender Gap in Wikipedia

By on March 29, 2017

Caracas, March 2017.- Next Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm journalists and students of social communication will have the opportunity to generate and improve contents about Venezuelan women in the editing workshop #ChicasWiki, an initiative promoted by Chicas Poderosas and Wikimedia Venezuela, with the support…


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Costa Rica

The Art and War of Using Facebook To Your Advantage

By on March 4, 2017

An overview of key points culled from social media guru Mayra Báez.

By María Fernanda Cruz

Let’s say you have a community development association or a company that provides daily content to followers on Facebook. You quite formally notify them about your organization’s progress on each project, and you share articles…


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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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Venezuela

This is how we managed to set up an event Chicas Poderosas in Venezuela

By on December 23, 2016

The World Bank says that in Venezuela it’s more difficult to be entrepreneurial than in Syria. But who does achieve it, accumulates a learning that is worth gold.

From the 26th to the 30th of November, we were able to open the chapter of Chicas Podererosas Venezuela with a…

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