Global Voices is an international, multilingual, primarily volunteer community of writers, translators, academics, and human rights activists. Together, we leverage the power of the internet to build understanding across borders. How do we do this?
- Report: Our multilingual newsroom team reports on people whose voices and experiences are rarely seen in mainstream media.
- Translate: Our Lingua volunteers make our stories available in dozens of languages to ensure that language is not a barrier to understanding.
- Defend: Our Advox team advocates for free speech online, paying special attention to legal, technical and physical threats to people using the internet to speak out in the public interest.
- Empower: Rising Voices provides training and mentorship to local underrepresented communities who want to tell their own stories using participatory media tools.
In addition to writing and translating stories, our community of volunteer contributors provides a breadth of local knowledge and connect Global Voices with like-minded initiatives around the world. Meet our contributors.
Media and NGO partnerships are also a key component of Global Voices’ work as a community, a media organization, and a network of free expression advocates. Learn about our partnerships.
Leadership and Governance
Global Voices is led by a diverse, gender-balanced management, editorial and administrative team whose members come from many different countries and speak dozens of languages. Meet our leadership team.
Global Voices is governed by a board of directors which include our founders, community representatives, and some of the most influential innovators in global online media. Board members serve without remuneration. Meet the board.
Legal Status and Funding
Global Voices is incorporated in the Netherlands as Stichting Global Voices, a nonprofit foundation. We rely on independent grants, editorial commissions, and corporate and individual donations. Read more about our work and financial structure in our annual reports.
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