Sapna Shahani started WAVE (Women Aloud Videoblogging Empowerment) in India in 2009. Her dream was to give young women from states throughout India video cameras and training as citizen journalists.
Celeste North LOVES film – she also LOVES technology. She has been passionate about both since she was a kid. But as the years passed, she began to notice how easilythe independent filmmaker’s voice seems to get lost in the mainstream melee. And she wondered what that this loss meant for her native Mexico, for kids in(…)
She is the mom of a 13-year-old girl who can build her own website. So she knows that girls of color do code. Well, actually they don’t, or rather most don’t. Combined, Black, Latino and Native American women make up less than 3% of the computer programming profession. But it’s not because they lack desire. On(…)