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TEDxAmsterdam2011 Es'ra al Shafei by Mind Map: TEDxAmsterdam2011
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TEDxAmsterdam2011 Es'ra al Shafei

Creating new visions of the Middle East

Founder of MideastYouth.com

More information

http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellows/esraa-al-shafei

http://globalvoicesonline.org/2007/04/12/arabeyes-esraa-al-shafei-your-one-stop-cyber-activist/

http://www.freekareem.org/

http://www.bahairights.org/

http://www.mideastyouth.com/

intro

video

voices of oppression

advocating social presence

injustices

how can i make the world a better place

provide most value to fellow citizes

started using the web, have impact, change world, freedom of speech, real world was censored, the web is free, activist are using web

projects

Crowd Voice

http://crowdvoice.org/, video on youtube, "tracking voices of protest"

why, everyone should be a witness of unjustice, people: need to have access to info, they rely on the internet, media/ journalists don't normally have access to this kind of info, they rely on the web and thus crowdvoice

how, crowdsourcing information, e.g., Occupy, Syria, example: protest in kazachstan

features, maps, spots, protests, timeline, see how the movement played out, create your own picture, use widgets to display information on your own site

yemenportal.net, big new site, uses CrowdVoice

see demonstration video

http://mideastunes.com/

use music to express your identity, social change platform, to express social change aspiriations, bypass censorship

different kind of bands

download via iPhone, discover content, deserve attention

ahwaa.org

http://www.ahwaa.org/

share, experience, stories, advice

why, so people don't feel left alone

creating a community, coin system, unlocks more features, based on avatars, no personal photos

safe from, perdujice, abuse

traditional media, uses these kind of websites, increasing awareness for these causes

awareness/why?

we believe in

technology

innovations

not going out on the street

we use design

so people are more tempted to write about your cause

increase awareness by images

video

power of annimation

she is hopefull