As part of our work with UN Women to teach key digital skills to young women we've been busy launching Mozilla Clubs in Nairobi and Cape Town and I recently had the opportunity to visit both communities and run a Mozilla Club Leadership Training in each city. Though the experiences were different in each city, … Continue reading Mozilla Club Leadership Training in Nairobi and Cape Town
At our last staff meeting we were asked to share practices, projects or initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion in an individual or team’s current work. The list was great benchmark on how to embed diversity and inclusion tools into the work environment so I wanted to share a list of examples as told by … Continue reading Embedding Diversity and Inclusion Practices into Your Daily Work
The below is a exert of a talk I gave at the 2016 UN Women's Commission on the Status of Women detailing answers to some of these questions: How should we be defining and looking at “digital literacy”? How do we better promote women as creators of content and services, not just consumers of them? … Continue reading Developing Digital Skills for Women – UN Women’s Commission on the Status of Women
Cross-sharing this blog post I posted today on the Mozilla Learning Blog because I'm so excited to be working on this new project to create local learning circles for women and girls in South Africa and Kenya. ---- The Internet is most powerful when anyone — regardless of gender or geography — can participate equally. … Continue reading Working with UN Women to Teach Key Digital Skills to Women
I want to be clear that I love what I do and where I work. The often-harsh realities I look at below are not targeted specifically at the organization I work for, but it is merely a reflection of the industry as a whole. I’m grateful to work for a company where I can openly … Continue reading 14 tech speakers on stage: 10 male, 4 female and 1 ethnically identifiable speakers. Let’s talk about how that makes me feel.
Well, it’s been quite a year! Having kicked off Mozilla Clubs in 2015 we knew the year would be filled with learning, reflection and growth. Both in what we wanted to create and how we could help individuals have an impact in their local communities. In October 2015, the Mozilla Clubs team gathered to review … Continue reading Mozilla Clubs year-end reflection
It's almost that time of year again, the time when Mozilla unleashes chaos in the form of Mozfest. This year, I am working with team members Andre and Carolina to see how we can curate a pathway that truly benefits Mozilla Clubs and the community. With that in mind, we have selected an esteemed group … Continue reading Creating a pathway to build Mozilla Clubs at Mozfest
The below is a exert of a talk I gave at the 2015 TechWomen event in San Francisco to a hundred emerging women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East. In 2013 I joined Mozilla to run a global campaign to teach digital literacy skills. At Mozilla we promote openness, innovation … Continue reading Sustaining the movement. From Maker Party to Mozilla Clubs
Since the launch of Mozilla Clubs at the beginning of the year, we have been in an ever developing lean model of create, test, adapt and share. As we continue through this cycle and develop a new program, we’ve had our share of learning. Throughout it all, a lot has worked! In the last few … Continue reading State of Mozilla Clubs – what’s left for 2015?
After having managed hundreds of partnerships for the Mozilla Learning team through Maker Party, Mozfest, Hive Networks, training, tools and curriculum, we have gained substantial experience when working with a variety of organizations who range in age, size, location, mission and much more. Dealing with global partners requires individuals to be empathetic to needs, culture … Continue reading What Makes for Great Partners (Mozilla Study)