Month: July 2017

Maggie MacDonnell: Transforming The Life Of An Indigenous Community In Canada

It's incredible how low the value of teaching has dropped these days. Maggie Macdonnell, the winner of The Global Teacher Prize, is transforming a remote indigenous community in Canada. She is proving the absolute importance of education. 

/ July 31, 2017

Rising From The Ashes: Majd Mashharawi Revives Gaza With Green Cake

An engineer graduate Majd Masrawi has broken all stereotypes and gave a second chance to isolated and destroyed city. Her inventive initiative allows to rebuild Gaza with its own war ashes.

/ July 31, 2017
John S. and James L. Knight

Journalism 360 Challenge: Virtual Reality And The New Way Of Storytelling

In March 2017, the Knight Foundation partnered with Google News Lab and Online New Association to introduce Journalism 360 Challenge — a competition designed to explore how we can experiment with immersive storytelling.

/ July 31, 2017
another world is possible demonstartion

Why Capitalism Isn’t Working: Inside The ‘Anti-Davos’ Forum

The World Social Forum, a.k.a. “people's Davos” or “anti-Davos” was conceived in 2001 in Porto Alegre, Brazil with the idea that “another world“ is possible. No government organizations, no political parties – only civil society organizations looking for alternatives to neoliberal globalization.

/ July 31, 2017
chicas poderosas

Chicas Poderosas: Bringing Women’s Voices To Contemporary Newsrooms

For years. women in Latin American newsrooms have been hugely outnumbered by their male colleagues. Chicas Poderosas and its founder Mariana Santos are on a mission to bring women voices to storytelling.

/ July 24, 2017

How Black Women Artists Fight Racism And Identity Disguise

Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter is a collective that unites black feminist women against problems of racial discrimination and its institutionalisation. Now they explore strategies that structure human's identity at the exhibition called THREE.: On Visibility and Camouflage.

/ July 24, 2017

8 The Most Unusual Social Movements That Make A Difference

When we are thinking about what communities unite people according to their interests, numismatics and philately comes to mind… Sounds boring, isn’t it? But sometimes people cooperate to do weird things together. Here are top 8 communities that will surprise you.

/ July 24, 2017

From The Ashes: Documenting Past, Present And Future Of Coal Industry In The US

From the Ashes is the critically-acclaimed documentary exploring the history of the US coal industry. The film captures american communities struggling to deal with the country's coal-mining legacy and explores the affects of coal on environment and economy.

/ July 19, 2017

Dandelion Wine Collective: Live The Drawing Diversity

Have you ever thought that the kings of this drawing industry used to be abundantly whitewashed?  Dandelion Wine Collective is a project that opens a path to underrepresented artists, characters, and topics.

/ July 19, 2017