Dafne Plou

Journalist, social communicator and media consultant, researcher and trainer on women and media, gender and ICT issues and policies. Dafne works in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is the co-founder and active member of PAR (Network of Argentinian Journalists with a Gender Perspective), Red Visión de Género (International Network of Journalists with a Gender Perspective), and the Gender and ICT Working Group for the LAC Information Society Plan, eLAC2015. Working in the development and adaptation of GEM since 2002, including field testing of the methodology in 7 projects in 5 LAC countries and in the process of adapting the methodology to telecentres work in 5 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. GEM trainer and tool developer.

 
What do you like to do when not consulting for GEMsolutions?

Research and keep informed about gender and ICT issues. Read and listen to rock and jazz. Enjoy the company of family and friends.

Describe your experience using GEM in 10 words or less.

Empowerment, creativity, learn to listen, community and movement building

Describe why you do what you do.

I believe that working for women's digital inclusion also means working for gender justice and women's empowerment

What is the best thing a client has ever said to you?

“Community's response after using GEM in telecentre's work has challenged us to put gender in our organisations' agenda”

What was your favorite subject in grade school?

Social sciences and political analysis

What is something most people don’t know about you?

I love baking cookies and cakes.

What is your favorite motto or saying?

Enjoy your day and make the most of it!

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