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Flaring at the’s Stanford Fellows Workshop

My new friend Emi Kolawole, editor-in-residence at the, did a great job of capturing the vibe and the understandings that took place during a workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 16 for fellows here on campus this year. Head here for her writeup, including what it means to “flare” and why being “marooned” is not a good thing, either when it comes to maritime travel or to metaphorical thinking.

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Using mobile phones to improve literacy among women and girls in Asia, Africa, Latin America

A mobile reporting moment: Interesting report on developing literacy among women and girls through solar-powered mobile phones.

And there is a Stanford link: Diane Boulay (her bio below is from the UNESCO site above).

Screen Shot 2014-09-18 at 8.22.55 AMDiane Boulay is currently responsible for the day-to-day activities of UNESCO’s project on “Developing Literacy through Mobile Phones – Empowering Women and Girls”, within the ICT in Education team. Prior to UNESCO, Diane worked as project manager on higher education policy at the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Centre for Higher Education in Germany, on risk governance and science policy at the International Risk Governance Council in Switzerland, and as a world language teacher in the United States. Diane is a graduate from Stanford University in International Educational Administration and Policy Analysis.

Protected: Monday 9/15: The AltWord of teens

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