Posts from March 6, 2017
GV Board Elections 2017: Nevin Thompson
My name is Nevin Thompson and I have been nominated as a community staff representative in the upcoming Global Voices board of directors elections being held March 16-20, 2017 (later this month). I first joined Global Voices in July 2005 as a volunteer writer, focusing on Japan, and I have...
GV Board Elections 2017: Rezwan
Campaign statement by Rezwan, contesting for a Staffs' Representative position in the Global Voices Board Elections.
GV Board Elections 2017: Arzu Geybulla(yeva)
Dear friends, members of this extremely valuable and diverse community of GVers! I am writing this post to introduce myself as I too have been nominated for Volunteers’ Representative. Although I must say, I feel very unusually unprepared. It is most likely the result of me being from Azerbaijan and not...
GV Lingua Update: February 2017
State of Lingua: February 2017
GV Board Elections 2017: Endalk Chala
My name is Endalkachew Hilemikael Chala. I contracted Endalkachew into Endalk. I find it easier to go by Endalk. Unlike in most of the western world in Ethiopia, we use our father’s name in both formal and informal contexts. But I dropped my father’s name (Hilemikael) in favor of adopting my grandfather’s...