Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2002
CIPÓ-Comunicação Interativa
This description of Anna Penido's work was prepared when Anna Penido was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Anna Penido, an experienced journalist in Brazil, is using communications training both to stimulate active citizen participation and to create new professional opportunities for impoverished youth. By providing access to technology and emphasizing the importance of education, she helps young people influence the way they are portrayed in the media.
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