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Microsoft officials visit SparkLab and Esplai Foundation in Barcelona

Akhtar Badshah, Senior Director of Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs and Chair of Foundation’s (TCF) Board of Trustees, paid a visit to partner organizations in Barcelona, Spain on March 11. With him was Lori Forte, Microsoft’s General Manager of Citizenship and Public Affairs. The two are in Barcelona for the…


Added by on March 13, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

TCF inspires change through ICT with over 1M women trained worldwide [UPDATED]

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Foundation (TCF) is happy to announce that, as of January 2014, over 1…


Added by on March 7, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Voting for WSIS Project Prizes 2014 now open

Nominated projects for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prizes 2014 have been announced and voting is now open. A number of projects from the telecentre community made it to the shortlist. To read about and vote for these projects, check out the list…


Added by on February 28, 2014 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

TCF nominated for Internet Awards 2014 [UPDATED] Foundation
 has been nominated for this year’s Internet Awards by the Association of Internet Users based in Spain. The Internet Awards is held annually in line with the celebration of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day every 17th of May.

The Internet Awards aims to recognize…


Added by on February 28, 2014 at 3:00am — 14 Comments

Arabic Telecentre Community e-book by Nabil Eid now available

Nabil Eid, Foundation’s Regional Community Coordinator (RCC) for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has written a book in Arabic that highlights key Information and Communication Technology (ICT) topics that…


Added by on February 28, 2014 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

TCF joins Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona

As in the past year, Foundation (TCF) will once again have its place at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, the world’s biggest mobile event taking place in Barcelona, Spain from February 24-27, 2014.


Thanks to Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government), TCF and other relevant local organizations like…


Added by on February 26, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Get Google-certified for free!

Here's your chance to get Google-certified for free! Foundation (TCF) and Google have recently joined forces to offer you free training and certification on Google tools. This training and certification program will be delivered through the…


Added by on February 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — 10 Comments

Sign up for the Lean for Social Good Summit happening on Jan 23 in SF (Special offer for TCF friends!)

At Foundation (TCF), we're committed to bring you opportunities to learn about innovative ways to solve complex social problems. That's why we've partnered with the Lean for Social Good Summit in San Francisco to offer a special code for TCF friends to attend the Summit.…


Added by on December 30, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Multilingual edition of Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers Book is out!

Before 2013 ends, we have one last item to share with the community and that’s the multilingual edition of our book, “Outstanding Telecentre Women Managers: 100 Stories.” The ebook,…


Added by on December 30, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

2nd round of digital literacy training course to launch in January [UPDATED]

The second round of Telecentre Women‘s Digital Literacy for Women and Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship Training Course will begin on January 13, 2014 and run until February 9. The course, which was …


Added by on December 23, 2013 at 11:30am — 11 Comments Foundation turns 4!

It’s Foundation’s 4th Anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, we’ve prepared a special eCard for you to download and share with your community. To all our members, partners, and friends: Thank you for a wonderful four years!…


Added by on November 25, 2013 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

TCF to offer trainer course on digital literacy for women and youth employment and entrepreneurship Foundation, under its Telecentre Women Program, is pleased to announce the opening of a new online course on Digital Literacy for Women and Youth Employment and…


Added by on November 8, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Telecentre 3.0 and Social Innovation in the Internet - a new publication

Manuel Acevedo, Network Coordinator for the Latin America and Caribbean Telecentre Network, wrote a very interesting post a few days ago in our Spanish Community site on the next generation of telecentres, which are discussed in a newly-released book. Although the book is mostly in Spanish, the points covered in Manuel’s post have global…


Added by on November 4, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

SparkLab Barcelona launch a success!

The first SparkLab was formally launched last October 17-18, 2013 at the Institute of Municipal Informatics in Barcelona, Spain. The 2-day event was attended by a number of distinguished people and began with a presentation from Foundation (TCF) Executive Director, Mr. Miguel Raimilla. Mr. Raimilla was followed by local authorities who…


Added by on October 22, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

TCF signs up as Network Partner for Ashoka Changemakers and GE's "Women Powering Work" Initiative Foundation is partnering with Ashoka Changemakers and General Electric in a brand new initiative called, "Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic Equality in MENA". We believe that there is a multiplier effect of investing in…


Added by on October 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Catch the live stream of SparkTalks today!

SparkTalks, a bi-monthly series of presentations by innovators and leaders of the ICT sector about technological advancements, products, services, projects, demonstrations and other ICT initiatives for development will kick off today, October 18, at 4pm CET (UTC/GMT+2) in the very first SparkLab that was launched only yesterday in Barcelona,…


Added by on October 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

World Pulse, TCF to hold webinar on digital empowerment on Nov 13 [UPDATED]

World Pulse and Foundation are pleased to present a webinar on digital empowerment for telecentre operators in the Philippines and…


Added by on October 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

TCF Announces Collaboration with Cisco’s Social Innovation Group (SIG) to offer the Cisco Networking Academy® IT Essentials course

A new collaboration with Cisco, a leading networking and communications firm, has been established to build human capital across the Philippines. This initiative will provide information and communications technology (ICT) skills training for women by offering the IT Essentials course and increase the number of job-ready graduates for the country’s ICT sector. The curriculum covers the…


Added by on September 30, 2013 at 2:09pm — No Comments

SparkLab to debut in October

Are you ready for the future?

SparkLab, a joint initiative from Foundation (TCF), the Government of Catalonia, and the …


Added by on September 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

BYND 2015 Global Youth Summit webcast and more

The BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit kicked off last September 9, in San Jose, Costa Rica. Looking to follow the BYND2015 Summit? Here are several ways you can do so:


Added by on September 10, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

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