Women Need to Take More Steps to Protect Themselves in Digital Spaces

I remember the first time my dad sat me down in his office and gave me tips on how to protect myself. “When the girls at school are bullying you, defend yourself by pulling their hair. When a guy is doing something you don’t like, kick him in the groin and run.” Thanks dad, glad … Continue reading Women Need to Take More Steps to Protect Themselves in Digital Spaces

We’re on a Mission to Make Rwanda Web Literate

Sometime in the last six months we joined forces with partners and the Government of Rwanda on a plan to make Rwanda web literate. The work is spearheaded by our friends at Digital Opportunity Trust who are on a mission to show how youth leaders can revolutionize an entire country and create lasting change that … Continue reading We’re on a Mission to Make Rwanda Web Literate

The Divide Between Digital Participation and your Personal Privacy and Security

For a while now, I’ve talked about this thing called participation as it relates to the web. I want a web where people are free to express themselves, share ideas and collaborate with each other. Where people have the knowledge, skills and motivation to participate in creating a web that is for them. Actually this … Continue reading The Divide Between Digital Participation and your Personal Privacy and Security

Training Digital Leaders with Mozilla in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam

Increasing web literacy and digital inclusion in local areas across East Africa has been an objective for our gender and education teams in Mozilla. We’ve been taking great strides over the last year and with the help of our partners and continuing to build local digital champions in these areas. Running trainings in Dar es SalaamIn … Continue reading Training Digital Leaders with Mozilla in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam

Case Study: Developing a Learning Platform for Women

Exploring the intersection of gender and equity online — This report is a collaboration of data and findings by myself and the team at Every1Mobile who were leaders behind the development, curation and analysis of the online platform. — Working at the intersection of gender issues and equity online has required us to really dig into … Continue reading Case Study: Developing a Learning Platform for Women

Introducing Mozilla’s New Women and Web Literacy Site

We’re excited to launch a new site for Mozilla’s Women and Web Literacy initiative, a program started this past year. The program addresses Mozilla’s commitment to tackling issues related to digital equity and inclusion by focusing on the increased barriers women face in accessing and participating on the web and in the technology sector. Women … Continue reading Introducing Mozilla’s New Women and Web Literacy Site