Upcoming Events

September – December 2017


All of our webinars take place in the Classroom. Space is limited and priority will be given to current and past GWA clients. Prices: US$5 for GWA clients/US$10 for non GWA clients except when noted. To register, email Marjane Nakello at mnakello(at)globalwireonline(dot)org.

State of International Communications 2017 Release Discussion – 9 September 2017, 12 pm ET

Join Global Wire Associates Managing Director Talia Whyte and Research Director Maria Ferrera on a discussion on their latest finding in the annual global communications report.

Media For Development in the Digital Era – 23 September 2017, 12 pm ET

Media for development is a term referring to the use of mass media to convey messages about current international development issues.  Global Wire Associates works with individuals and organizations in developing countries on constructing content strategies and message development.  We will give an introduction into our services and answer your questions.

Branding and Strategic Content Development – Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12 pm ET

Having a clear brand is very important for every individual and organization today, but are you clearly delivering your message?  Whether you are looking to motivate your customers or supporters, establish credibility or grow your organization, it is vital to spend time researching and building your brand with a solid content development strategy.  Global Wire Associates Managing Director Talia Whyte and Program Director Marjane Nakello will lead an interactive discussion on how content marketing can help establish your brand.

Political Advocacy & Communication – Saturday, 28 October 2017, 12 pm ET

With the election of Donald Trump, there has been a rise grassroots political organizing.  With this comes the needs to organize how to communicate the constituents.  We will have two grassroots communications consultants join us for a discussion on how to effectively communicate your values and affect social and political change.

ContentCamp – 30 October – 3 November 2017

Holiday E-commerce Mini-conference  – Saturday, 4 November 2017, 12pm -4pm ET 

Just in time for the holidays, we will bring in experts in e-commerce and cyber security to help you make the best of your online selling.

Interactive Multimedia – 18 November 2017, 10 am – 2 pm ET 

Interactive Multimedia offers a broad range of career opportunities such as computer animation, video game design and development, digital video and audio effects, user interaction design, graphic and web design and e-commerce, as well as many others.  Global Wire Associates managing director Talia Whyte will introduce viewers to some basic principles by creating an interactive website using audio, video, and animation and explore other opportunities in this growing field.

ABCs of SEO – 2 December 2017, 12 pm ET

There is a lot of buzz around search engine optimization (SEO), but what does it really mean?  In short, SEO is an Internet marketing strategy to affect the visibility of a website or web page naturally in a search engine.  Having a solid SEO strategy can make a difference in how your online presence is viewed by others.  Global Wire Associates Editorial Director Philip Lee will discuss the basics of developing and maintaining an SEO strategy.

Holiday Mashup – 16 December 2017, 12 pm ET 

Come celebrate the end of the year and the festive season at our online holiday party.  We will create a moderated chat room which will be open for 24-hour where you can “party” or connect with other GWA clients around the world through spirited discussions about the tech year that was 2017 and make suggestions to GWA staff about possible 2018 programming.  We will also have a contest every two hours and give away free prizes, but this will really be an opportunity to make both professional and informal networking connections with our larger community.  The mashup is only for current and past GWA clients.

In Person Classes

New York City, NY, USA – 12- 22 September (in conjunction with our UN Week activities)

Workshops: content strategy, web design, and development, broadband advocacy, e-waste advocacy, mobile entrepreneurship

Hanoi, Vietnam – 11-15 October
Workshops: broadband advocacy, e-waste advocacy, mobile entrepreneurship

Accra, Ghana – 3-7 November
Workshops: content strategy, basic Internet skills, mobile entrepreneurship, e-waste activism. We are also partnering up with a couple of youth groups for a series of training on social entrepreneurship.

Port of Spain, Trinidad – 3-6 December
Workshops: e-waste advocacy