October, 2014

Posts from October, 2014

October 25, 2014

Telling stories, humanizing people

My story with Global Voices started with Lingua, translating posts from English to Spanish with the help of Juan, the editor in charge for translations in Spanish. I remember choosing...

Back in the days when Caribbean radio was “free”, along came GV!

The first time I'd ever heard of Global Voices was via a little blog/podcast called Caribbean Free Radio, which my friend Georgia – now GV's managing director – started. At...

Becoming integrated into the global society

In 2004, Taiwan suffered from its most distressed election since we started to elect our president directly in 1996. At that time, I studied in Boston. Struck by the information...

Transformation From A Corporate Employee To A Citizen Journalist

My foray into the world of blogs and social media was kind of accidental. In 2003 I was working for a multinational company in Dhaka, Bangladesh and was in charge...

We are here now and ready to act!

I am girl activist of Kyrgyzstan. I live in the country where somebody speaks, acts and decides instead of us, where violence, injustice, discrimination, hate are normal. I believed and...

Singing Presidents and Way of Thinking

As many of other GVers, I found Global Voices by Google, and, as many, I love Google for that. I wanted to train my English and translation skills, but as...

My little secret, now disclosed

Friday 8pm, friends leaving the office in Mexico City. SA: – I can't wait to go home, take a shower, go to a bar and have a cold beer (or...

I've been seeing you around!

You've been around for the last years but I never had the chance to talk to you. I even was invited to join but for some reason it didn't happened....

From Local to Global

In April 2008 I was very surprised to receive an email from a stranger asking me to contribute to Voices Without Votes, a Global Voices project for the U.S. presidential...

Share the Magic

The generosity of a feminist blogger – and a fortunate stroke of serendipity – got me into Global Voices in the Autumn of 2008. I had just settled back home...