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Launching the Principles for Digital Inclusion in the Green Economy

OTTAWA, Canada, February 12, 2024 — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is thrilled to unveil a significant milestone resulting from the collaborative efforts of the EDISON Alliance Sprint Group. In the span of seven months, from May to November 2023, DOT, alongside esteemed partners like NetHope, Dubai Cares, Goodwall, The Digital School, UNICEF, and other members, […]

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UN CSW65

Meet DOT’s delegation of leaders to UN CSW65

This week marks the start of the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65), and we are pleased to introduce DOT’s delegation of staff and youth leaders.  DOT’s delegation consists of 15 women from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Jordan, Tanzania, Lebanon and Canada who are gender equality and youth-led community development advocates and experts. […]

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Case Study: Virtual Coaching For Youth Social Innovators

Today we’re launching our latest case study: Virtual Coaching for Youth Social Innovators.  This case study provides an overview of an entirely virtual coaching pilot initiative with members of the #DOTYouth Street Team – a coordinated support network of youth in Africa and the Middle East who are responding rapidly and implementing COVID-19 related interventions […]

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Five young women leading digital education in in Africa and the Middle East

Five young women leading digital education in Africa and the Middle East

COVID-19 has created a global education crisis, and it disproportionately affects rural communities, people with disabilities and young women and girls.  In 2020, UNESCO reported that over 72% of students globally have been impacted by school closures , 3.6 billion people still have no access to the internet and other digital technologies and that one […]

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Jennifer De-Graft Ninson: Supporting visually impaired youth with digital skills

In the hands of young social innovators, technology can be used to build more inclusive communities and countries. Jennifer De-Graft Ninson’s initiative, Beyond the Braille, is an example of this in action.  Beyond the Braille trains visually impaired university students in basic computer skills. Jennifer first identified the need for a solution like this in […]

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DOT launches second cohort of the #DOTYouth Street Team to tackle COVID-19 community recovery

DOT launches second cohort of the #DOTYouth Street Team to tackle COVID-19 community recovery

In April 2020, DOT launched its first #DOTYouth Street Team initiative – a coordinated support network of youth in Africa and the Middle East who are responding to COVID-19 with needs-based interventions.  Through the #DOTYouth Street Team, DOT supports the impact and reach of youth by connecting them with partners who can provide information, tools, […]

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DOT Youth Caroline Kyimiza

Caroline Kyimiza: the importance of community outreach and peer support

Community connection has always been important to Caroline Kyimiza—that is true both before and after the COVID-19 pandemic began. The young Ugandan innovator is the founder of Cari Innovation Limited, a social enterprise and empowerment centre that mentors women and youth to create solutions to the sustainable development goals. Caroline started the initiative in 2018 […]

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