How We’re Training Women in Africa to Teach the Web

A look inside Mozilla and the UN Women’s web literacy work in Nairobi and Capetown As part of our work with UN Women to teach key digital skills to young women we’ve been busy launching Mozilla Clubs for women in Nairobi and Cape Town and I recently had the opportunity to visit both communities and run … Continue reading How We’re Training Women in Africa to Teach the Web

Mozilla Club Leadership Training in Nairobi and Cape Town

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

Mapping Community Data (the quick and easy edition)

As someone who has spent years understanding how to take community curated content like media, data and events and share them publicly (re: mapping community videos at My City Lives, events for Maker Party, club locations for Mozilla Clubs), I’ve learned some valuable lessons. Here's just a few: A map can be a powerful representation … Continue reading Mapping Community Data (the quick and easy edition)

Embedding Diversity and Inclusion Practices into Your Daily Work

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

Developing Digital Skills for Women – UN Women’s Commission on the Status of Women

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

Working with UN Women to Teach Key Digital Skills to 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