Empowerment and Protection of Women in the Media #MediaAgainstHate

EMPOWERHOUSE director Birgitte Jallov was invited to contribute the the opening roundtable focusing on women in the ‘Media Against Hate’ Conference in Hamburg, November 2017.  In our opening roundtable  we spoke about Empowerment and Protection of Women Journalists and Media Makers. Diane Kemp, Paula Moriniere, Jane Whyatt and I are here introduced by Nadia Bellardi, […]

Young Management and Leadership talents trained

EMPOWERHOUSE was invited by Fojo’s SEAMTN project to co-facilitate a leadership and management workshop for the SE Asia Media Training Network, focusing on the sharpening the capacity and insight among young and upcoming leader profiles in the Journalism Training Institutes of the network. Based on earlier work with the below continuum of organisational development, the […]

Building Community Radio Capacity in Tanzania

EMPOWERHOUSE was in 2017 asked to carry out a needs assessment of UNESCO Dar Es Salaam’s Community Radio partners. The resulting needs were (i) Organisational & management strengthening and development of Strategic Plans; (ii) Community engagement and participation tools, processes and plans; (iii) Financial sustainabiltiy including the development of financial & administrative manuals;  and (iv) […]

Evaluation of C4D – a lifetime of evaluation experience

EMPOWERHOUSE’s Director, Birgitte Jallov was invited to Malmö University’s Communication for Development (C4D) Master Studies to share her experiences over time with the use of evaluation – and how to ensure effective participation by the people in the reality you are evaluating – for empowerment and sustainable development change. As the Malmö lectures are shared […]

Strengthening Organisational Sustainability of SEAsia Journalism Training Institutes

Within the Fojo Media Institute ‘Southeast Asia Media Training Network’ (SEAMTN) project, EMPOWERHOUSE was asked to support conceptual development for enhanced M&E strategies (including Appreciative Inquiry), plan and facilitate workshops on Strategic and Business planning; along with a workshop on development of Communication and Visibility strategies. The project works to establish close working links and […]

Zimbabwe’s ‘Gender Media Connect’ (GMC) plans the years ahead

Gender Media Connect (GMC) (former FAMWZ) is Zimbabwe’s gender and media organisation advocating for a gender sensitive approach to decision making in the media and they strive to advance an agenda with more equity in the media houses, in the media and in the media coverage. EMPOWERHOUSE supported GMC’s development of their new strategic plan […]

Cambodia Communication Institute – Strategic and Business Plan facilitation

EMPOWERHOUSE was asked by Fojo Media Institute to assist their partner in Cambodia, the Cambodia Communication Institute (CCI) to carry out an organisational review and facilitate a strategic planning exercise, write up the strategic plan, followed by a business plan and a practical approach for implementation of this and income generation. Read the blogpost about […]

Strategic Planning with a gender focus at ZACRAS

EMPOWERHOUSE was asked to coach Zimbabwe’s Association of Community Radios (ZACRAS) through a process to develop their new strategic plans. This was done through a participatory process over half a year, involving the ZACRAS board and secretariat, with validation carried out also with the clost to 30 member stations. ZACRAS wanted to revisit the focus […]

Mapping the media in LIBERIA – preparing a radio project

In the immediate aftermath of the ebola emergency, EMPOWERHOUSE was asked to map the community radio sector in order to provide Equal Access within the full context and framework of the media in Liberia. This was then the basis for EMPOWERHOUSE’s recommendation of an effective approach, appropriate tools and ways forward for strengthening a sustainable […]