Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

March 2, 2019: Lusaka, Zambia - There is nothing more exciting than hosting an event on an issue you care closely about. On March 2, SAFIGI Foundation (Safety First for Girls) received a mini-grant from Open Knowledge International in collaboration with the mini grant scheme of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom to host Open Data Day in Zambia. The timing could not have been better because I wasn't even supposed to be in the country at the time, so ODD19 was the perfect gift to keep my mind occupied instead of mulling over spilled milk.

Event planning is not my forte. I once planned an event where only the organizer showed up. I had a near meltdown, especially because my camera's SD Card suddenly went burst. I had hoped too much of chance then and it had fallen through. For ODD19, I was still holding on to chance. In an amazing way, the event was a great success. We planned for a female powered Open Data Day, and 80 percent participants were female. All …

Latest posts

Image

ZAMBIA: HIVOS CAPACITY STRENGTHENING SAFIGI

Image

USA: Internet Freedoms

Image

Kenya: Engineers Without Borders Canada Retreat

Image

Zambia: Southern Africa Digital Rights Workshop

Image

South Africa: Africa Youth Network Summit

Image

Tanzania: Arusha Women School of Internet Governance