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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / May 24, 2012

Kenyan Bloggers, Want to attend the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit for free?

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Global Voices, the international citizen media network, will be holding the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2012 in Nairobi on July 2-3, 2012. Bloggers, techies and activists from over 60 countries will participate in the event, which will take place at the Pride Inn Raphta Road in Westlands.

Global Voices is offering six bloggers based in Kenya the opportunity to attend the event for free. To put yourself in the running for one of the six spots, write a blog post of 500 words or less on the topic “How citizen media can help ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13″, and e-mail the link to georgiap at globalvoicesonline dot org, with “GV Summit 2012 Blogging Contest” in the e-mail subject line.

The deadline for entering is June 11, 2012. Entries will be judged by a panel from Global Voices.

Looking forward to reading your posts!

For details on the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2012 visit

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

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