Course for young women to create and share digital journalism designed to ignite community activism and spark social change.
The fifth Global Girl Media UK Summer Academy was a practical and theoretical digital journalism course for ten participants, held in London (2018). The course covered camera, sound and editing, writing for camera, interview techniques, how to source and pitch a story, leadership, feminism and civic activism. The course also included a field visit to broadcaster Thomson Reuters.
Participants wrote and directed films on the issues of bullying and body image.
Course leads: Millie Harvey and Sue Carpenter
Facilitators: Olga Inyongo and Victoria Bridges
Workshop assistant: Destiny Fakayode
GlobalGirl Media UK promotes the voice and leadership capacity of young women from underserved communities by teaching them digital journalism and storytelling to affect social change.Visit their website: globalgirlmedia.org