Capacity building

Helen Belcastro
Helen Belcastro 11 November 2022

Helen is a Senior Programme Specialist at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Her current position is focused on capacity and institutional development for democratic governance, including state institutions, academia, media and civil society. She is highly experienced in human rights and the role of civil society for democratic development, especially in repressive contexts. In her work and studies, including a MA in Communication for Development, Helen has parti...

Jac sm Kee
Jac sm Kee 19 September 2022

Jac sm Kee is an internationally renowned feminist activist, writer and scholar from Malaysia. She led APC’s Women’s Rights Programme, which works to prevent online violence against women, encourages web-based gender research, and facilitates network and movement building on feminism and technology. Jac sm Kee also led the team that facilitated the development of the collectively drafted Feminist Principles of the Internet – a set of principles that outli...

Koliwe Majama
Koliwe Majama 19 September 2022

Koliwe is a senior programme officer in the fellowships and awards team at the Moz://a Foundation. She is a seasoned media, information, communications and technologies professional with over 15 years of experience working in civil society, lobbying and advocating for media and internet freedom. Across the African region and globally, Koliwe has invested in research, built networks and provided...

Gayatri Khandhadai
Gayatri Khandhadai 19 September 2022

Gaya joined the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre in February 2022 as the Head of Technology and Human Rights. She is a lawyer with a background in international law and human rights, international and regional human rights mechanisms, research, and advocacy. She previously worked with national and regional human rights groups, focusing on freedom of expression. More recently she worked...

Open Net
Open Net 22 October 2021

Open Net is aspiring to become not only a legal and legislative advocacy organisation that fights regulations, but also a think tank that inquires into the reasons for these regulations and “thinks aloud” with the Korean public and the world on what can be done to prevent the internet from becoming a “closed” circuit for some people, instead of an “open network”. Open Net aims to pr...

International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K)
International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K) 21 October 2021

The International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya chapter (IAWRT Kenya) is a global non-profit professional organisation of women working in electronic media, technology and allied media. It is a powerful global network of media practitioners, with an international board and a growing number of chapters (14) that serve to tackle issues at local country levels. IAW...

Servelots
Servelots 16 July 2021

Servelots was founded in 1999 by a group of computer scientists who wanted to provide a highly cost-effective but user-friendly software for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a special focus on organisations working in the social development sectors. Over the years, the opportunity to work with SMEs and the social sector has resulted in a certain awareness of the ground realities, ...

Pollicy
Pollicy 01 July 2021

Pollicy is a feminist collective of technologists, data scientists, creatives and academics working at the intersection of data, design and technology to craft better life experiences by harnessing improved data. Its work focuses on influencing a culture of responsible data use, promoting appropriate data governance practices, and advocating for policies that support an enabling data ecosystem....

Unwanted Witness
Unwanted Witness 23 May 2019

Unwanted Witness was established in 2012 by a group of netizens, bloggers, activists, writers and human rights defenders as an independent, non-partisan and not-for-profit civil society organisation. It seeks to create secure uncensored online platforms to promote human rights through writing, informing and educating citizens who also utilise the platforms for strengthening free expression and ...

Rudi International
Rudi International 26 July 2018

Rudi International is a non-profit organisation based in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. They currently run three main programmes: Rudi Education, Encourage Mothers and a programme focused on information and communications technologies (ICTs).

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