Women Ingenuity is Powering Solutions for the Digital Divide

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There are digital literacy trainings for women springing up in Bangladesh, Internet cafés for women opening doors in Argentina, and women leaders in Kenya prototyping mobile apps that send out alerts if a woman’s safety is threatened. With ingenuity and resourcefulness, women are coding new strategies to bring more women online and empower them. World leaders and technology firms should be paying attention to their solutions—and backing them up.

An Interview with Silvia Tolisano of Langwitches Blog

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I grew up in Buenos Aires Argentina with a German/Argentinean father and a German mother. tools and my outlook on literacy, available information, research, and cross-referencing opinions has changed completely. Silvia Tolisano, Langwitches Blog Tell me about your background? In addition to going to a bilingual and bicultural school, I was already set on the path of understanding that there are always multiple sides to a story, perspectives, opinions, ways to express yourself, etc.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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They wanted to create a literacy program for themselves because now there was a school where their children could go to school, but they felt embarrassed that they couldn't support their children because they themselves were illiterate. And yes, it may mean that a group in Argentina, that is certainly deserving by our basic standards, may not get a grant this year, so that we can support very worthwhile and important requests from a group that has even less access to resources in Haiti.

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