Welcome to the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015!

On January 24-25 we’ll be bringing together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from the many corners of the globe to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements around the world.

See the draft Summit program below, and stay tuned as we refine the schedule and locations.

Follow us on Twitter at @globalvoices. Event hashtag: #GV2015

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Hope Hervilla

Founder Voices of Hope, Rising Voices Awardee, World Pulse Correspondent
International award -winning citizen’s journalist and a woman activist leader, Hope is a staunch advocate leader of social justice issues especially on grassroots women and environment here in the Philippines. Engaging passionate and speaking fearlessly for social change and people’s aspirations for a humane society is her undying commitment. Since last year, she is engaged in helping the Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan survivors in her community Estancia, one of the worst hit fishing communities in Northern Iloilo. She founded Voices of Hope, a collective of local survivors trained as citizen’s journalist in giving voices to the survivors victimized both by the deadly typhoon and government negligence.