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Panel discussion on intentional internet shutdowns at Digital Citizen Summit 2018

Rohini Lakshané of The Bachchao Project was a speaker on a panel on the topic of intentional internet shutdowns at the Digital Citizen Summit held in New Delhi on November 1-2, 2018. The panel discussion entitled “Living in Digital Darkness

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The Bachchao Project featured in RightsCon Community Voices series

The Bachchao Project was recently featured in the RightsCon Community voices series: Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online 28 August 2018 | 2:29 pm | Nikki Gladstone CC-BY 2018 The Bachchao Project is a

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Paper on Safe Goa project presented at Tech4Dev Conference 2018

Chinmayi S K presented the methodology for the Safe Goa project at the 5th International Conference on Technologies for Development (Tech4Dev 2018) held in Laussane, Switzerland from 27 to 29 June 2018. A working paper titled “Low Technology Participatory Methodologies

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Workshop on building tech for diversity and inclusion, Brussels

The Bachchao Project, Open Knowledge Belgium and BeCentral partnered to host a hands-on and insightful workshop on July 5 and 6, 2018, called “Building Tech for Diversity and Inclusion”. The workshop was delivered by Chinmayi S K and was hosted

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Safe Goa nominated for Sandvik India Gender Awards 2018

Chinmayi S K was selected as a finalist in the Individual category of the Sandvik India Gender Awards, 2018 for the Safe Goa project, which was conceived and executed as an initiative of The Bachchao Project. Sandvik India received 384

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Workshop on inclusive tech hosted by Prototype Fund in Berlin

The Prototype Fund, Berlin hosted a “Diversity and Inclusion in Tech” workshop on May 7, 2018. The workshop was held at the Mozilla office in Berlin and delivered by Chinmayi S K, Founder of The Bachchao Project. It was based on

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The Bachchao Project at RightsCon 2018

Members of The Bachchao Project spoke at five different sessions at RightsCon held in Toronto, Canada from May 16 to 18, 2018. Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané delivered a lightning talk entitled “Researching women’s lives and livelihoods in the

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Session at Internet Researchers’ Conference, 2018

A paper submission entitled “Of Sieges and Shutdowns” based on a recent exploratory study by Chinmayi S K and Rohini Lakshané has been selected for the Internet Researchers’ Conference (IRC), 2018. In line with this year’s theme of the conference

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Talk on “Designing technology for diversity and inclusion” at IIIT Bengaluru

Rohini Lakshané, Director (Emerging Research) at The Bachchao Project, delivered a talk on “Designing technology for diversity and inclusion” at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Bengaluru on January 17, 2018. The talk covered the fundamentals of designing technology

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