Sustaining the movement. From Maker Party to Mozilla Clubs

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

Maker Party 2015: The Evolution of a Year-long Party

The party don't stop (that's always been one of my favourite lines to say!). For 2015 our Learning Networks team decided to take a step back to evaluate how our beloved Maker Party could bridge the gap between a campaign and year long engagement strategy. In the past we've successfully thrown a two or three … Continue reading Maker Party 2015: The Evolution of a Year-long Party

Maker Party 2014: Teaching the web in two months to 125,000+ people around the world

After finally having a chance to stop and breathe after Maker Party, I’m excited to share what happened in the past few months. We've seen individuals from all parts of the world joining us to spread the movement around teaching the web, organizations putting their hands up to teach key web literacy skills and communities … Continue reading Maker Party 2014: Teaching the web in two months to 125,000+ people around the world

Maker Party 2014: What it’s like to partner with 300 organizations

Maker Party - our annual campaign to teach the web - is in full swing and (without any doubt) kicking some serious butt. Having reached the halfway point of the campaign, I've taken some time to truly appreciate the work our team has been doing and the results we're seeing. On Friday, I was proud … Continue reading Maker Party 2014: What it’s like to partner with 300 organizations

Maker Party’s around the world: 4 month review

As I'm still living the high after having witnessed the "mother of all Maker Party's", The Mozilla Festival (MozFest), I thought it was due time to look back at the last four months and do a little deconstructing on what went on. The success Four months ago I wrote this post describing my new position … Continue reading Maker Party’s around the world: 4 month review