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GV Board Elections 2017: Nevin Thompson

March 6, 2017

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

March 6, 2017

Campaign statement by Rezwan, contesting for a Staffs' Representative position in the Global Voices Board Elections.

GV Board Elections 2017: Arzu Geybulla(yeva)

March 6, 2017

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 Board Elections 2017: Endalk Chala

March 6, 2017

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...

GV Board Elections 2017: Rawan Gharib

March 5, 2017

My name is Rawan Gharib; I am one of the Arabic Translation Managers, based in Cairo. I am running for the GV Board Elections as a volunteers’ representative. Let’s keep shaking walls and building bridges!

GV Board Elections 2017: Zara Rahman

March 5, 2017

About me I am a writer, researcher and feminist with roots in the UK, Bangladesh and Germany. I have travelled and worked in over 30 countries, and I speak 4 languages fluently (and another two a little less fluently!). The piece I’m most proud of writing recently is this, on...

GV Board Elections 2017: Gabriela Garcia Calderon

March 4, 2017

As you've already read on the title of this post, my name is Gabriela Garcia Calderon. I've been nominated as Staff Representative for the Global Voices board elections. I'm a Peruvian lawyer who one day discovered the unpleasantness of having to fight judicial clerks just to take a look at...

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