04 September, 2013

Girl Media power goes Global

By: Global Girl Media

GlobalGirl Media, is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to empowering high school age girls from under-served communities from around the world.  

Through media training they are taught to have a voice in the global media universe and their own futures.

GlobalGirl Media invests in girls to become their own agents of change in bridging the gender digital divide, providing concrete skills with which to improve their personal situations.

We firmly believe that working with young women around the world to find and share their authentic voice is an investment in our

GlobalGirl Media grew out of a coalition of women broadcasters and journalists from around the world who recognized that much mainstream reporting focuses on flash points of violence, celebrity or disaster.

The everyday experience and voice of the invisible majority, particularly young women, passes silently under the radar.

With the explosion of social media networking and user-generated content on the web, the fact remains that this media is only open to those who have access to these technologies, leaving many youth, especially young girls behind.

GlobalGirl Media seeks to address this disparity by supplying the equipment, education and support necessary to help young women become digital and blog journalists, bringing their own unique perspective on their lives, their communities and world events to the global web and social media community.

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