In the video titled, “How Video Can Create a Just Society,” our executive director spoke about the importance of filming injustice and knowing how to handle video and use it for justice.
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Yvette Alberdingk Thijm gave a TED talk on “truth” at the TEDxSkoll gathering in April 2017. Her talk was just added to the prestigious library at TED.com.
WITNESS is proud to be a signatory on a new letter to the president from more than 350 social entrepreneurs denouncing the travel ban on immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
WITNESS’ Executive Director, Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, was recently honored in The Fourth Annual 40 Women to Watch Over 40 List.
WITNESS’ executive director will deliver a keynote and moderate a panel at the annual civic tech conference in NYC.
On November 12, 2015, WITNESS celebrated the power of video to bring about justice at our annual Focus for Change Benefit in New York City. Co-hosted by the amazing Femi Oke and Peter Gabriel (via BeamPro robot), the night was a huge success!
WITNESS’ executive director Yvette Alberdingk Thijm appeared live on MSNBC’s online channel Shift, on the program Road Map, along with WITNESS partner and trainee, Rooj Alwazir.
Activists, artists, musicians and supporters gathered last week in New York City for WITNESS’ 10th annual Focus For Change Benefit, an evening to celebrate those throughout the world fighting human rights abuse.