Alejandra Laiton Galán | Professional in Communication with specialization in Journalism and master’s degree in Cultures and Development Studies from the KU Leuven University in Belgium. Alejandra has 10 years of professional experience in 4 countries (Colombia, Brazil, The Netherlands and Belgium) and excellent track record in the communication field, including the creation and implementation of […]Read more "Hi there!"
Seven countries, six months, and a number of planes, trains, and automobiles (or whatever passes for a vehicle), that was my life as a blogger/collaborator of an online initiative called Break Dengue. My mission was to go off on my own to find and visit local initiatives (civil society projects, governmental programs or information awareness […]Read more "Crucial things I learned as a blogger for an online initiative"
I have started a new travel adventure but this time with a mission: I am doing field exploration in 6 countries in Southeast Asia, looking for local actors (organizations, individuals, initiatives, or campaigns) that are using web 2.0 to promote their social causes. This analysis on “online activism and development” is part of my thesis […]Read more "On the road again! – Now as a “travel blogger” at BreakDengue.org"
-Originally published on http://www.zn.be– The Internet is a playground for thousands of campaigns across the world. There are campaigns on nearly every possible issue imaginable – from the environment to human rights, corruption to climate change – and the advocates within these communities do everything from raising awareness, signing online petitions, and fund raising. In […]Read more "Changing the world with a click? Online activism & social marketing"
Un poco de contexto, Hace 3 años, Iván -un muy buen amigo mío y esposo de mi hermana, Carolina-, me llamó a Holanda para presentarme la idea de un proyecto de negocio que me capturó cuando me la describió. En esta “endulzada de oído” también estuvo Martha, amiga y también colega en AIESEC. Caro e […]Read more "Un sueño hecho realidad: Rubica"
-Originally published at ZN.be blog – This post is the first in a series of Communication and Sustainability insights that I will be posting on the ZN blog. Since I am interested in this topic and am starting to explore best practices, I thought they would be worth sharing. Let’s start from the basics: What […]Read more "Communicating something called: sustainability"