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Women + Web = <STRONG>

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Kim Wilkens replied to Kim Wilkens's discussion #TechGirlsChallenge: Spreading the Internet Health Movement
"Lucy, Thanks for the feedback. I too often just take the global perspective of this issue for granted. I made some updates, let me know if they work. Thanks, Kim"
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"Kim, Can you add language that ties to our global mission? We need to see language that either connects to education for all or global aspects. http://www.globaleducationconference.org/page/our-mission. Make some edits, and email me when you…"
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#TechGirlsChallenge: Spreading the Internet Health Movement

Your Name and Title: Kim Wilkens, founder & K-8 CS coordinatorSchool or Organization Name: Tech-Girls & St. Anne's-Belfield SchoolCo-Presenter Name(s):Area of the World from Which You Will Present: USLanguage in Which You Will Present: EnglishTarget Audience(s): educators, students, parentsShort Session Description (one line): #TechGirlsChallenge: Spreading the Internet Health MovementFull Session Description (as long as you would like): The #TechGirlsChallenge was launched at…See More
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born into conflict

I had the amazing opportunity to moderate a session by Atilla Nagy from Kosovo on “how to teach in an ex-conflict area”. While a war is no longer raging there, conflict certainly is. Mitrovica is a city divided by a river, language, culture, ethnicity, politics & laws. He’s teaching law in a city with two factions that don’t even…

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Posted on November 24, 2013 at 8:55pm

worlds colliding

I'm excited for the start of the Global Education Conference. I always come away with inspiration, new knowledge and connections to amazing people. It is also one space I have found that my worlds can collide - where my passion for global education, technology and social justice can be fed. And this year I suspect my spirituality will get a boost too with Karen Armstrong's keynote - How to Change the World.

Here some sessions I hope I can find time to attend this year and just a small…

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Posted on November 18, 2013 at 10:45am

How can they know?

What week of wonderful experiences this year at the Global Education Conference. Many thanks to Lucy, Steve, all the amazing volunteers, moderators, presenters & sponsors! 

I shared my reflections on the conference in a post called How can they know? on the Cooperative Catalyst blog. I would love to hear what you got out of the conference and what ideas you have for next steps.

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 3:30pm

reality bites

Richard Close & Joni Schwartz shared some appalling stats during their Techniques on How to Handle Poverty presentation.  It is truly shocking to find out how much our educational system is failing young black men, that children in poverty are facing educational trauma and that our…

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