Posts about Community

From inviting for tea to resisting to live

it became the scenario of Yemeni’s life: searching for basic necessities to live

A Secret behind a Cup of Tea

I kept thinking too much why I can not stay with my father to eat that piece of bread and drinking the tea.

Using Personas to Gain Understanding and Focus

Global Voices is asking its community to engage in defining its future path. Are we a community? Are we news? Are we media? All of the three? Something we have...

Translators: Would you like to support a new human rights project?

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), a start-up global social enterprise aiming to reinvent the way human rights data are produced and used, is seeking translators.

Here’s what we learned about global conferences and social media

In #RightsCon Conference, we translated 444 Tweets — 172 to Arabic, 259 to Spanish. That’s 148 Tweets/day, or roughly 19 Tweets/hour. Here’s what we learned about global conferences.

Captivated on Hanging Graveyard

I and ambassadors along with diplomats from several countries had visited regions Kete’ Kesu and Londa. Both sites are located at mountain ridge area, not far from Rantepao in Toraja.

#RightsCon Translation Lab Was Powered by GV and Meedan

GV Lingua and Meedan have collaborated to translate RightsCon conference tweets to Spanish and Arabic via its Bridge Translation tool. More projects to come, here is what we have done.

Cooperating with Universities: Turning a Discussion into a Reality

Before I begin this post, I want to share a response from a professor at a university, who I contacted as part of our working group on collaborating with universities...

Salamat, Cebú: Apuntes sueltos sobre la Cumbre de Medios Ciudadanos de Global Voices

Hace una semana desde que terminó la Cumbre de Medios Ciudadanos de Global Voices en Cebú, Filipinas, a la cual tuve la suerte de asistir. Cuarenta horas de vuelo después,...

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...