Today we speak with Medhavi Gandhi, director of Happy Hands, an organisation that works on reviving traditional arts through building artisanal capacity and increasing youth/public access to folk arts, and founder of The Heritage Lab, a digital media platform for cultural heritage enthusiasts. She discusses the importance of female role models and the inherent strength of culture as a means of soft power.
Today we speak with citizen scientist and Wikimedian Siobhan Leachman from her home office in New Zealand. She discusses the intricacies of curating data in Wikidata and contributing to Wikimedia Commons, as well and shedding some light on the challenges of 'imposter syndrome' and what it's like to live in a country where the top three leadership roles are filled by women.
The Europeana Data Exchange Agreement (DEA) is the legal agreement that structures the relationship between Europeana and its data partners. In this post, we announce the publication of an updated version.
Thanks to the contribution of 130 teachers from across Europe and beyond, educators will find new ready-to-use learning scenarios and stories on how to integrate digital culture in education every week on our new blog.
Today we hear from renowned media artist Nora Al-Badri on the emancipatory powers of technology. Further, she discusses the importance of intersectional feminism and the challenges of producing art in a global society that values culture - but where this doesn't necessarily translate to financial freedom to the artists (especially women).