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Daring to Shift: Youth Voices on Empowerment and Digital Leadership

  Sabine Iradukunda Uwase never planned to be a facilitator.  As a child, “I stuttered,” she says. “I avoided every situation where I had to stand in front of people and speak.” When she got to college, she studied agro-forestry and dreamed of working with farmers in her home country of Rwanda on sustainable agriculture […]

Live video showcase with #DOTYouth from Kenya and Tanzania

On April 26th, DOT joined Global Affairs Canada at an International Girls in ICT Day showcase of the work Canadian organizations are doing with and for girls in ICT.  We were excited to bring in two #DOTYouth virtually: Ruth Kaveke from Kenya and Catherine Kalinga from Tanzania joined via a live video cast to share […]

Introducing DOT’s 2019 YouthLAB: Rachel Okwar

Meet Rachel Okwar, a member of DOT’s 2019 Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YouthLAB) representing Kenya. Rachel is a young Kenyan with a passion for youth issues. She works in her local county government as a volunteer, leads digital literacy training in her community as a Mozilla Club Leader, and has worked in local prisons to […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 with #DOTYouth

For Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017, three #DOTYouth hosted Facebook Live video chats about their experiences as entrepreneurs, social innovators, and changemakers. They shared their entrepreneurship journey, what inspires them, and advice for other young social innovators and entrepreneurs. If you missed the Facebook Live events, you can check out the videos below! Shadrack Kamenya, Tanzania I’m […]

Kenyan Social Entrepreneur Receives Queen’s Young Leader Award

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 07, 2017  — DOT is pleased to share that DOT youth leader Douglas Mwangi from Kenya has been announced as a recipient of the 2018 Queen’s Young Leader Award. Douglas is the founder of Oasis Mathare, a community centre in the Mathare Slum in Nairobi, Kenya that provides education, skills training, a […]

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