First Global Voices Meetup in Accra, Ghana

11 Nov

Following a successful round of gatherings in six cities around the world in 2013 andother gatherings in 2014, members of the Global Voices community in Ghana are pleased to announce that the first Global Voices Meetup in Ghana is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, in Accra.

The meetup will be hosted by Global Voices community member Kofi Yeboah (@Kofiemeritus), with the support of two other GVers: Mac-Jordan Degadjor (@MacJordan) and Linda Abena Annan (@MsAbenaAnnan), in connection withiSpace at Anumansa, Lokko Streets, 146 East X’Borg Estates, OSU. The event will begin at 5:00pm GMT. Registration is required (see below for more information).


The Meetup will be an opportunity for students, bloggers, and others working in the field of citizen media to share experiences and learn about each other’s work. In addition, the event will focus on:

  • Providing an overview of the work that we do at Global Voices, including Rising Voices, Global Voices Advocacy, and Lingua;
  • Sharing ways that the wider community can get involved with Global Voices;
  • Networking activities so participants can share information about their own digital projects or ideas for projects; and
  • Discussions about how to validate news on social media.

If you are interested in taking part, please fill out the following registration form. You will receive a confirmation email regarding your participation. The event is free to attend, but space is limited. You can also send an email to: rising [at] globalvoicesonline [dot] org for more information.

Please follow the hashtag #GVMeetup for this and other meetups from around the world.

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Posted by on November 11, 2014 in Ghanabakwamena Zone!


One response to “First Global Voices Meetup in Accra, Ghana

  1. paintermain

    November 14, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    Reblogged this on Thinking Cap and commented:
    NETWORKING is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization! – Adam Small

    Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships. Global Voices, from reporting, translating, defending and Empowering, they help connect public to have a face-to-face interaction through meetups.

    Such opportunity is here now, and you can be part of this awesome meetup in Accra, Ghana. read more below…


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