Posts from March, 2023
Meet Jean de Dieu Sovon, Lingua French translator
Global Voices: Tell us about yourself—who exactly is Jean de Dieu Sovon? Jean de Dieu Sovon (JDS): My civil name is Kossi Agbéko Sovon. I am a journalist, and my journalist name is Jean de Dieu Sovon. I am the second child among four boys. I hold a BA in Sociology from the...
Meet Guillaume Cottin, Lingua French translator
Global Voices: Tell us about yourself—who exactly is Guillaume Cottin? My name is Guillaume, I’m 24, and I’m pretty open-minded (well, at least I think haha). I work in popular education and love sharing human and educational values with a younger audience (by this, I mean younger than me *laughter*). I...
Meet Nicolas Carlier, Lingua French translator
Global Voices: Tell us about yourself—who exactly is Nicolas Carlier? On a daily basis and for the last 3 years, I have been working full-time as a Senior School Administrator. However, I started my professional life working as a freelance translator 12 years ago, after studying a degree in translations...
Design update: A/B testing homepage “About GV” content
We're running a new experiment to decide whether explaining GV itself should be a priority on the homepage.
Announcing the Global Voices 2023 board elections – nominate someone before March 30!
Our current community representatives to the GV board complete their term at the end of March. Here are the details of the upcoming election to choose our three new reps!
Meet Julia Krebs: GV's new Community Curator
GV German's Julia Krebs will be Global Voices first Community Curator. Find out a little bit more about her and the ideas for the role in this article.
Eddie Avila interviewed on possible support in preservering and revitalising Indic languages using Wikimedia
In light of a recently concluded research project about the needs assessment for documentation and revitalization of Indic languages using Wikimedia projects, Amrit Sufi spoke to GV's Eddie Avila.
Filip Noubel shares his love of languages with Czech National Radio
Global Voices' Managing Editor Filip Noubel speaks about his love for languages and learning them to in an impromptu interview with the Hispanophone section of the Czech national radio.
Announcing the “Community Curator,” a new role to highlight GV community news
The new "Community Curator" will work with the GV community to highlight our many GV-related activities and accomplishments.
Pitch an investigation idea to our Community Civic Media Observatory
Pitch an idea based on the narratives you see forming in the media ecosystem in the country you want to cover.