Today is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI). You may be wondering why this day is necessary—particularly in 2019, when the average person is inundated with an estimated 34 gigabytes of information every day, from emails and text messages to Youtube videos and news programs. In fact, it’s easy to take information … Read More “Access to Information Is Not Universal: Here’s Why That Matters”
Victoria is a researcher with a creative edge—using effective communication tools and techniques to increase accessibility to global issues and policies.
Before joining Creative Commons, she worked in content creation and knowledge translation roles at the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE), MaRS Discovery District and the NATO Association of Canada, and has conducted policy research for the Womenpreneur Initiative, Project Vote Smart and the Munk School. Her primary focus of research and writing is the Middle East and North Africa, examining the intersections of media, technology, gender and security.
You can usually find her wandering around Toronto with her Nikon in one hand and a mocha in the other, listening to BBC radio and talking to strangers. ☕️
Photo credit: Hannah Rosen, CC BY
In 2016, Creative Commons launched a small grant program called “The Awesome Fund.” In total, 19 grants funded a wide range of creative projects led by members of the CC network. The Long Road to the Hall of Fame One of the grant recipients was Réda Zine, an author, director, and producer based in Italy. … Read More “Documentary “The Long Road to the Hall of Fame” Available Under CC License”
Over the past year, we’ve expanded our tech team at CC, welcoming four new staff members to help support the global commons through CC’s licenses and tools. Timid Robot Zehta joined us in October of 2018 as CC’s Core Systems Manager; Hugo Solar signed on in January as CC’s Web Developer; Bruno Ferreira also began … Read More “Meet Our Growing Tech Team”
We’re excited to release our latest Teespring campaign that features the artwork created by João Pombeiro for the 2019 CC Global Summit! When we asked Portuguese artist and filmmaker, João Pombeiro to design a logo for the 2019 CC Global Summit, we were confident he would create something that would capture the global movement for … Read More “You Loved the 2019 CC Global Summit Logo, So We Put it on a T-Shirt”