Weekly roundup: African women, Virtual Reality, more
UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has commissioned young artists, singers, and musicians from various countries to tell the stories of women in African history. For example, learn about the Nobel Prize-winning Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai through comics and song.
The Harmony Institute takes a look at virtual reality and whether it can generate empathy in viewers any better or differently than stories told in other mediums.
Creatives Without Borders matches illustrators, video editors, graphic designers, and others with nonprofit associations in need of creative expertise. Sign up as a volunteer creative or a nonprofit on their website.
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