Last month, E-Mediat hosted the “New Media for the Networked NGO” conference in Jordan to celebrate the conclusion of its 18-month program. Since its inception, E-Mediat has equipped over 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia with the capacity and skills to use social media to effectively advance their missions. The conference highlighted the remarkable and inspiring work of the participant NGOs and provided them with the opportunity to share valuable insights they gained from the E-Mediat program. Continue reading
The TechWomen Mentor Delegation will travel to Morocco between October 15 – 22 to participate in targeted meetings, networking events, and a Women in Tech Conference. Alongside the Moroccan and Algerian Mentees, the U.S. Delegation, made up of women from Silicon Valley tech companies, will take part in and lead workshops aimed at encouraging young girls and women to consider career opportunities in technical fields. Delegates will present at schools and universities in Marrakech, Rabat and Mohammedia, at NGOs and social enterprises, and will meet with women entrepreneurs, leaders, and the first woman Mayor of Marrakech.