Open Source 101 is a global event organized by the All Things Open team. This is a one-day conference featuring 10, 45 and 90 minute live talks covering the “basics” of open source. While many believe “everyone knows the basics” and can effectively contribute and consume, the organizers say they disagree based on more than […]Read more..
Libre Planet, the most important free software conference around, starts March 20th. This year, like everything else, it is virtual. Among its many sessions are talks about Technopolice: One year of activism against surveillance technologies; Software Heritage: The great library of source code; Bridging the digital divide in education with free software and hardware; and […]Read more..
MozFest is one of the largest annual global events on internet technologies. MozFest is a unique hybrid: part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more humane digital world. This year, it is virtual, allowing more people to participate in its […]Read more..
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, 23 March In the context of the parallel events for the 65th Session of Commission on the Status of Women, FEMENA is organizing the event Advocacy for Women’s Rights Peace and Security in MENA: Challengers of Shrinking Civic Space. Speakers include Virtual Activism’s Executive Director, Marlyn Tadros, Egypt, FEMENA organizer Sussan […]Read more..
On March 15th, the Center for Social Research in India organized an event on the occasion of the UN Women’s Commission 65th Session. Virtual Activism has been invited to the panel. The event is entitled Digital Safety and Citizenship Development. The speakers were: Dr. Ranjana Kumari, director of the Center for Social Research Anne Collier, […]Read more..