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we wish you all a very happy new year 2020 and want to thank our team, partners, supporters and funders for making 2019 such a successful year.

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Reclaiming Self-Expression – African Feminism in Digital Spaces

Reported by Blen Desta  Once again our Open Culture Feminist Café featured the feminist movement in Africa last September, this time in a conversation with Rosebell Kagumire, a pan-African feminist journalist and socio-political analyst, on the theme of ‘‘Reclaiming Self-Expression – African Feminism in Digital Spaces.’’ Furthermore adding quality to this edition of the feminist…

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#MMN_Migrant Media Presentation 2019

PUBLIC PRESENTATION DECEMBER 13, 2019 11am – 3pm Werkstatt – Haus der Statistik Karl-Marx-Allee 1 10178 Berlin engaging diaspora communities in social media awareness e& open tech innovation to foster informed migration choices introduction by: Fortune Agbele – Political Science Researcher, University of Bayreuth Please join our team of Berlin and regional based Ghanaian trainers…

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Georgia Nicolau on #ASKotec

Georgia Nicolau is the co-founder and co-director at the Procomum Institute. She is an activist and a researcher in the fields of culture, arts, politics and citizen innovation. Between 2013 and 2016 she was the Director of Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Brazilian National Ministry of Culture and undersecretary of Creative Economy and Cultural Policies. Graduated…

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Obasegun Ayodele on #ASKotec

Obasegun Ayodele is the Co-founder and Executive Director at Vilsquare is the first Nigerian research company focused on data science to help businesses invest in the African market. Their vision is to globalize accessibility to Africa by creating easy and useful data driven insights about investment opportunities in African communities. Vilsquare helps organizations penetrate…

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Eva Yayi on #ASKotec

Eva Yayi is is the Co-founder of GoGirls-ICT Initiative, a Technology Organization that mentors women and girls in South Sudan. Currently, Eva is a Masters Candidate at the Kobe Institute of Computing, Japan holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the Uganda Christian University. She also works as a Teaching Assistant at the…

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Wikipedia Peace Sprints

Wikipedia Peace Sprints Open Knowledge literacy training A ‘Wikipedia sprint’ or ‘wikisprint’ format introduces participants to the many resources that comprise Wikipedia, the world’s largest collaborative knowledge base. Running the sprint as a literacy and internet training project addresses a number of key skills including researching, writing, editing – and doing this together as team…

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#ASKotec at FabLab Siegen

The Come_IN Digital Project Week of the Chair of Business Informatics and New Media at the University of Siegen brought together families, senior citizens, refugees and students for a week-long series of activities, building and developing together. The project Come_IN has been building computer clubs in various cities in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) for more than ten years, always following…

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#ASKotec at #Tech4Dev2018

The 5th International Conference on Technologies for Development (Tech4Dev 2018) took place from 27-29 June 2018 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Conference in a Nutshell The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV at EPFL. The Conference focuses on the potential of technology solutions to…

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