Africa Mentoring Project

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Via Joitske , Nancy White , and Britt Bravo , I read about The African Mentoring Project , run by Ore Somolu from Nigeria and who I know from the Global s projects. I saw this while I was busy mentoring for the Young Caucasus Women Blogging Project. The project is about: The African Mentoring Project was created as a way of encouraging and supporting Africans who want to start blogging. Initially there will be a pilot project limited to Nigerian women.

Bloggers Needed for Young Caucasus Women Project

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I met Katy Pearce via the Global s and I'm going to participate in her blog mentoring project and you can too! The project, Young Caucasus Women, is a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). THAT'S IT - simple, yet a project with a lot of impact. The students participating in this project are high school aged foreign exchange students currently in the US.

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. Here's the project description from the site: Recruited from current FLEX. Through introducing ourselves to other mentors in the this project virtually, Britt and I discovered that we had a lot more in common than nonprofit technology and blogher interests. I hope you'll take some time to follow the project!

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

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VTVigils VT Vigils VTvigils.org is a project of a diverse group of national campaigns and organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech. Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback. New (To Me) Blogs Living on $2 Day @ UMW students will live on $2 a day if you donate money to Kiva to support a loan to Gurbat in Azerbaijan.

Post-conflict Reconstruction: Disarmament, Reconciliation, and Blogging?

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Global Voices blogged yesterday about a project funded by the State Department's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, DOTCOM , and its recent progress. Reaching out to youths in Armenia and Azerbaijan, DOTCOM. Through alternative forms of media such as blogs, the project aims to move away from perpetuating stereotypes ingrained in traditional media, and help a younger generation build cultural understanding in a safe zone.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, January 23-29

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Kevin examines the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs' use of new media to empower youths in Armenia and Azerbaijan. From TechSoup Global's grant-funded projects: MaintainIT Project. In case you missed it, here's what we've had to say over the past week. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Jim shows off a few more green gadgets from CES 2009. Elliot offers some ideas on how to respond to criticism and inaccurate information about your nonprofit.

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

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This week Beth Kanter and I finished our week being mentors for the Young Caucasus Women Project. During the week the young women in the program from Armenia , Azerbaijan and Georgia wrote their own posts answering the question, we commented on their posts and they commented on each other's posts. The project will continue through the spring and into early summer. This is a project of the Getty Museum. (I

Mentoring Young Women Bloggers

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They are looking for bloggers from around the world to be blogging mentors for 1 week as part of the Young Caucasus Women project, a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). I guess that is what interests me about the Young Caucasus Women project, the opportunity for equal access and training to what I consider to be an artistic opportunity.