Seuwandi Yapa's Blog (32)

Let's celebrate International Women’s Day!

On March 8, the world will be celebrating International Women’s Day to honor the social, economic, and political achievements of women across the globe. The official United Nations theme for this event is “Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It!”

This year’s celebration will highlight the …

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on March 5, 2015 at 11:35 — No Comments

Take Action by March 5 to end global gender technology gap

It’s time to flip the script for women and girls leading science and technology innovation globally. Women must be equal participants, leaders, and shapers in an increasingly connected world. Right now, women around the world are too often excluded from the global technology revolution. The result: more inequality, less innovation, and solutions that leave…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on February 19, 2015 at 6:47 — No Comments

Call for Applications: VIP Fellowship Programme in Malaysia

Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur recently announced their first global fellowship programme called Volunteering for International Professionals (VIP) targeting professionals on career breaks who wish to volunteer in Malaysia for a period of 16 weeks.

The VIP Fellowship Programme is a Malaysian government initiative to…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on November 18, 2014 at 11:38 — No Comments

TCA’s Entrepreneurship course to open in Colombia, Chile, Ecuador this Nov



Telecentre Academy will be introducing the Entrepreneurship and ICT course to three Latin American countries namely Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador starting November.

It will be recalled that earlier this year, TCA launched two pilot batches of the course …

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on November 7, 2014 at 18:50 — No Comments

Supercharge your telecentre with Teseo open source management solution

Think your telecentre is doing okay? Well, don’t be content with just “okay”. It’s time to bring your telecentre - or telecentre network, for that matter - to the next level! Supercharge it with Teseo 4 Telecentres, a comprehensive open source management solution for telecentres and telecentre networks.

Developed by Vital Innova in…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on August 12, 2014 at 18:25 — No Comments

SOCAP14: Igniting Vibrant Communities – Register till Aug 15 to avail of 30% discount!

SOCAP14, the world’s leading conference on impact investing and social enterprise, will be held at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on September 2-5, 2014. It is expected to bring together the world’s pioneering impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, civic leaders, and innovators to…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on August 11, 2014 at 18:32 — No Comments

A year later: New resources from the Global Impact Study

I t’s been just over a year since we released the Global Impact Study‘s final report,Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. In the past year, we have been very…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on August 7, 2014 at 18:56 — No Comments

Google Basics Telecentre Challenge winners bared

Results of the Google Basics Telecentre Challenge are finally out. Congratulations to Linda Balbuena of Malvar Community eCenter in the Philippines and Susana Ebeling of CTC Biblioteca Popular Domingo Faustino…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on July 24, 2014 at 18:34 — No Comments

TCF supports Maker Party 2014

We're excited to be partnering with Mozilla once again to celebrate teaching and learning the web with Maker Party.Through thousands of community-run events around the world, Maker Party unites educators, organizations and enthusiastic Internet users of all ages and skill levels.

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on July 14, 2014 at 20:21 — No Comments

Women, Entrepreneurship & ICTs – English edition: Enrollment extended till July 25

Good news! The enrollment period for Telecentre Academy’s (TCA) “Women, Entrepreneurship and ICTs” course in English has been extended until July…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on July 14, 2014 at 19:19 — No Comments

GEM-TECH Awards 2014

Gender Equality Mainstreaming - Technology (GEM-TECH) Award. This is an annual special achievement award for outstanding performers and role models in Gender Equality and mainstreaming in the area of ICTs. Please note that this award is applicable for both women and men. This is a ITU-UN Women Joint Award.

All stakeholders are encouraged to nominate deserving…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on July 10, 2014 at 14:04 — No Comments

TCF, Vital Innova ink partnership to deliver open source telecentre management solution for smart telecentres

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is happy to announce yet another partnership, this time withVital Innova, a consulting organization based in Spain that develops and delivers technology services and open source solutions worldwide.

Through this new partnership, TCF and Vital Innova will be making available a software…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on July 1, 2014 at 19:09 — No Comments

English edition of entrepreneurship course for women to be launched July 14

The long wait is over. The very first edition of Telecentre Academy’s “Women, Entrepreneurship and ICTs” course  in English will be launched on July 14. The 8-week online course will provide participants with the practical ideas, skills and resources necessary to help them launch and grow their own business. It will also enable them to…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on June 24, 2014 at 7:51 — No Comments

Join us for Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile - June 26, 2pm UTC/GMT! [UPDATED]

[NOTE: Due to conflict in schedule, webinar date is moved from June 19 to June 26, 2pm UTC/GMT.]

Nowadays, there are more cellular phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones have surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications of this to your organization, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your efforts,…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on June 10, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments

Introducing the Google Basics Telecentre Challenge – An incentive program for Telecentre Managers

Great news for Telecentre Managers worldwide! Telecentre Academy (TCA), the training and certification arm of Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), is launching an incentive program calledThe Google Basics Telecentre Challenge. This program…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on June 9, 2014 at 19:49 — No Comments

Join us for Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

Nowadays, there are more cellular phones than toothbrushes, and as of 2013, smartphones have surpassed regular phone sales. But what are the implications of this to your organization, and how can you quickly yet effectively craft a mobile impact strategy to advance your efforts, programs, and even fundraising?

Join us for a FREE webinar on June 19, 2014 at 3pm UTC/GMT (…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on June 3, 2014 at 19:55 — No Comments

Celebrating World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2014

On May 17, the Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) sector will once again be abuzz as we celebrate the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). Spearheaded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), WTISD seeks to raise awareness on the…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on May 14, 2014 at 19:43 — No Comments

Mozilla Webmaker training started on Monday 12th May!

Mozilla’s Webmaker training started on Monday. Join now (free!) to learn creative ways to teach web literacy, digital skills and open practices with fellow educators, technologists and mentors around the world.

Sign up here: http://training.webmakerprototypes.org

Each of the…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on May 12, 2014 at 19:02 — No Comments

The World in 2014: ICT Facts and Figures

PRESS RELEASE: Geneva, 5 May 2014 – New figures released by ITU today indicate that, by end 2014, there will be almost 3 billion Internet users, two-thirds of them coming from the developing world, and that the number of mobile-broadband subscriptions will reach 2.3 billion globally. Fifty-five per cent of these subscriptions are expected to be in the…

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Added by Seuwandi Yapa on May 7, 2014 at 7:06 — No Comments

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