During the coming months, we will travel to different countries in order to share our work with you!We will organize different screenings of our Be a man conversation series, train organizations in diversity best practices, coach women and men in storytelling techniques…
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From January 16th to February 8th, we have been teaching in Beaconhouse TNS Campus in Lahore our crash course on social activism! Students learnt the main tactics used by social activists to change the world and imagine which activity they can launch to improve their community. Our objective: train the next generation of changemakers!Then, on February 10th, we are proud to have officially launched our book Balance the world! at the Karachi Literature Festival, the largest literature festival in the country before starting a tour of workshops all around Pakistan! Here is an article on our panel.
Here is the schedule so far:
Friday 26th of January at LUMS Business School in LahoreTuesday 30th at Citischool Muslim Town Girl CampusWednesday 31st at Defense Campus Beaconhouse for their graduation of the social activism courseThursday Feb 1st at ABACUS company with their female leadership teamWednesday 7th of February at Kinnaird College and at Asma Jahangir’s office to train their female paralegal staffMonday Feb 12th in Karachi with Amwaj running a storytelling workshop.Monday Feb 12th in Karachi with the screening of Maard Ban at T2F. Here is an article about it.Tuesday Feb 13th in Dawood Public School in KarachiTuesday Feb 13th in Karachi at the Alliance Française. More information here.Saturday Feb 17th at LGS Literary FestivalTuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st at Human Rights Conference in IslamabadFriday 23rd at COMSATS in IslamabadSaturday 24th at the Happieee place: Workshop on storytelling.Friday 2nd of March at DaftarkhwanSaturday 3rd of March at I AM TOMORROW Lahore event at LUMSWednesday 25th of April, we gave an inspiring talk at the 10th Women in Business Conference organized by the Pakistan Society of Training and Development in Lahore.We were also invited to speak by the World Bank at the Digital Youth Summit event in Peshawar that took place from 26-28 of April. Here is a blog about our work from the World Bank.We finally gave a storytelling workshop at Ignite on May 2nd and 3rd.
On Thursday February 15th, we have presented our book at Impact Hub Dubai. We will be back in Dubai on May 9th for more presentations so stay tuned! Meanwhile, we are very grateful to Ella Midlle East for their great article!
Mid March, we landed in Perth to meet local innovators before heading to Melbourne and Sydney.
Last month of May, we have been invited as guest speaker at La Fabrique du Changement 5th edition in Nantes!
We then gave a storytelling workshop at JUMP annual event in Paris on May 20th.
In June, in Toulouse, we have given different talks in aeronautics companies about the importance of diversity and inclusion. Here is our slideshare about it.
At the end of May, we spent some time in Barcelona to present our book in Espai Francesca Bonnemaison, to run a storytelling workshop in Valkyria and to train the amazing team of Factoria F5, an inclusive digital school, on gender stereotypes!
On June 5th-6th, we were present at the European Development Days in Brussels! The first EDD edition completely focused on women and girls! That was the opportunity to be part of a panel on women’s representation in media! We also had a great interview with the Journal du Dimanche!
In June, we spent some time in Berlin to give a talk to the career advisors and business connectors of the major French Business Schools before attending an amazing facilitators’ training for the Ashoka Changemaker Exchange program. A beautiful network we are proud to be part of!
On June 25th, we will be at the French Embassy in Manila to present at the She for She event with other amazing local activists. Join us there!
On June 29th, we will present our book at the local French Alliance. You can register there!
We will be in Bali from July 8 to 15th and we hope to present our book there as well!
The second half of July, we will be in Japan for the first time, attending different events and visiting schools! Can’t wait to be there!
In July, we will visit different incubators and universities in Seoul.
In August, we will be back in France to support the second edition of the TILC, The Toulouse International Ladies Cup of Football!
Begininning of September, we shall be in Italy for an event at the amazing H-Farm incubator!
September 21-23 we led a Power Bootcamp in the Swiss Alps! A small group of women joined the retreat in a chalet to learn about storytelling, public speaking, and empowerment.
Oct. 10 we gave a business pitch at the Sparknews Positive Innovation Club and we presented to Schibsted in London.
Oct. 11 we were in Lyon for the annual JUMP Forum. We did a presentation, a roundtable discussion, and a workshop on storytelling.
Oct. 15-20 we spent a week in Accra as a part of the Africa and Europe Facilitators Pool in Changemakerxchange.
Oct. 25-30 we spent a week in Kazakhstan. First we presented at the Nazarbayev University hosted by the E.Quality Team. Then we recorded our upcoming web series and online courses for storytelling! Coming soon!
November 19 we were in Barcelona for the Eres Impulso competition by Font Vella. We were back for the final jury on Dec. 19.
We are looking for young people willing to make a difference in order to carry out our work locally. If you want to become a Shiftbalance ambassador, contact us!
We are launching different workshops and hackathons to help incubate new ventures contributing to balance our world.
We plan to launch a social impact investment fund focused on gender justice initiatives.