Created: 22 March 2019
Today we speak with Petra Kammerevert - Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). In her rousing interview, she discusses the barriers entrepreneurial women face and just why they are 'key to accelerating economic growth and social innovation'.
Created: 20 March 2019
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.
Created: 18 March 2019
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.
Created: 13 March 2019
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).
Created: 12 March 2019
Last week we introduced you to the content gender gap - and today we introduce you to someone whose initiatives, work and inspirations have added hundreds of thousands of female stories to the Wikipedia platform. Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight is the Vice-president of the Wikimedia District of Columbia, a Visiting Scholar to Northeastern University and on the Board of Advisors for Women in Journalism. We talk about filling the gaps in female history and fighting for girls with impractical dreams.
Created: 8 March 2019
Europeana calls on the cultural heritage and digital sectors to join the conversation in championing women in culture and tech.