Stories about First Post

October 11, 2016

What Did You Just Say….?

Hello, GV community! I suppose it's customary, in one's first blog, to do some sort of introductory statement or a brief synopsis of one's life experience. Seeing as how this...

March 28, 2016

Coming Back!

I have not been writing for GV since August 2012. I have been in school pursuing my writing interest and I just graduated. I am proceeding to graduate school but...

December 29, 2014

My First Post

GV Hindi translator, Avinash Kumar Chanchal, is a communication consultant who writes about the environment and people's rights. Sometimes a story teller, a photographer too.

October 27, 2014

2014 and GV

I am a simple human being living in the Yucatan Peninsula, specifically in a popular area of ​​Merida. Global Voices I met in 2014 through a community activist living in...

October 26, 2014

A Year at Global Voices: A Hyperlinked Thank You

In lieu of a “first post” reminiscence, I've decided to republish an October 2006 post from my now-defunct blog, Caribbean Free Radio, marking my first year at GV. It mentions several...

10 Years Ago Today, Global Voices’ First Post Appeared…

10 years ago today, the first post appeared on the Global Voices site. Join us as we kick off celebrations building up to our official 10th birthday on December 11!

An opportunity for others and myself

I wanted to write and express myself through others. I found GV searching in google. I knew I lacked journalism knowledge and I need it and still need a lot...

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...

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...