I'm a mentor for the Young Caucasus Women's Project!

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I'm mentor for a blog project for young women from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia entitled YoungCaucasusWomen. students, the young women will be trained in personal citizen journalism to be published on a weblog (a WWW publishing tool, available for public consumption.) The students will post a minimum of once a week on an assigned topic. After the students return home, they will receive a monthly assignment, but may post as often as they like.

Africa Mentoring Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The idea for the project came from Nigerian blogger Ore Somolu who is presently working with a group of young women from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia on the Young Caucacus Women Project. My dream project (when I have some time) is to set up a virtual mentoring project with the college kids that the Sharing Foundation is sponsoring, including Leng Sopharith who is the student we are sponsoring.

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Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

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It includes personal testimonies, photographs, and artifacts. Another exhibit looks at past massacres in Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, The Holocaust, and other places of the world where genocide has taken place. Favorite is also a student at the Kigali Health Institute and will graduate this year.She was born in the south of Rwanda and the genocide started one month after she turned five years old.

Bloggers Needed for Young Caucasus Women Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project, Young Caucasus Women, is a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). The students participating in this project are high school aged foreign exchange students currently in the US. I met Katy Pearce via the Global s and I'm going to participate in her blog mentoring project and you can too! Here's the description: Interested in developing the worldwide blogosphere? Like working with young people?

Empowering Women Bloggers

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The Young Caucasus Women Project works with young women ages 15-19 from Armenia , Azerbaijan and Georgia who are participating in the Future Leaders Exchange Program. Here are a few excerpts to tempt you over to the site: A young woman from Armenia : I would like to write to Charles Aznavour. A young woman from Georgia: I want to write an e-mail/letter/blog to the officials in Belarus, who are responsible for not letting exchange students come to the United States.

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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According to the Students for Free Tibet International 's blog, the Chinese government arrested a Chinese activist, Yang Chunlin, who had collected 10,000 signatures for a petition entitled, “We want human rights, not the Olympics.” The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is providing leverage for Tibetan, Darfurian, Burmese and Chinese human rights campaigns: The International Campaign for Tibet created the Race for Tibet.

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