Virtual Activism’s Executive Director co-trained a workshop with IREX [the International Research and Exchange Board]. IREX is a global development and education organization that often provides training and funding to NGOs, globally. Also co-trainer was leading women’s rights advocate and expert from Iran, Sussan Tahmasebi. IREX also provided English-Arabic translation. The workshop was held in […]Read more..
Virtual Activism organized a series of pioneering workshops for capacity building and training of nongovernmental organizations on the uses of IT in human rights and development. Our first Egypt workshops were in 2004. We organized a series of workshops over a period of ten years in which we trained NGOs on privacy and security issues, blogging, […]Read more..
The Syria workshop took place in Antakya [Hataya], Turkey on the border with Syria. Virtual Activism was invited by ICAN Peace organization and activist Sussan Tahmasebi, to organize the workshop on privacy and security online. Participants were all women refugees from Syria, primarily from Aleppo, and it took place in December 2013. At the end […]Read more..
The workshops in Beirut, Lebanon took place at Notre Dame University-Louaize. The first in the series of 4, was a workshop entitled “Social Media & NGOs”, organized by the Lebanese Development Network (LDN) and Virtual Activism – USA. The workshops were attended by many nongovernmental organizations, such as LADE, Blue Mission Organization, ALEF, Lebanon Development […]Read more..
Virtual Activism organized a series of workshops in Erbil, Iraq over two years, in collaboration with Al Amal Association. Approximately 60 participants have been trained on technology and social media in those workshops. We also organized a workshop in collaboration with Internews Europe and Al Amal Association at the EU at its European Technology and Training […]Read more..