April 24, 2024
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Digital Citizen Summit 2023- Register Now

The Digital Citizen Summit 2023, set for November 2-4, 2023 at Hyderabad’s T-Hub, is a global event spanning three days. It will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, paper presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities. The core objective of this Summit is to provide valuable insights into the digitalization challenges encountered by India and nations worldwide in […]

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Festival of Digital Swaraj at Heritage House, Mysore

The Festival of Digital Swaraj, held at Heritage House in Mysore on the 23rd and 24th of September, 2023, marked a significant milestone in the journey towards Digital Swaraj—a movement dedicated to creating a digital revolution that ensures equitable access to technology and leaves no one behind. This two-day event celebrated the convergence of technology, […]

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DEFDialogue S04 E03: Revival of the Vanishing Lepcha Language in the 21st Century

Lepcha language is a language spoken by the Lepcha people in Sikkim, West Bengal, Nepal, and Bhutan. Despite several spirited attempts to preserve the language, Lepcha has already effectively been lost in most places. Gideon Tasa, a linguist joins us in a conversation about his attempt to revive, popularise, and mainstream the language.

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DEFDialogue S04 E02: Breaking Gender Stereotypes: Empowering Vulnerable Communities

Ataiya Bano, DEF’s SoochnaPreneur from Bharatpur, Rajasthan shares her story of hardships, struggle, resilience and success. Coming from a region known for its backwardness, Ataiya fought against all odds to not only fight for her freedom but also to serve and uplift her community.

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DEFDialogue S04 E01: Digitally Empowering Weavers & Artisans to Become Self-Reliant

Join this conversation between Pallavi Chamarty, a researcher, and Osama Manzar – Founder & Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation. According to official estimates, India is home to 7 million artisans. However, data from unofficial sources indicate that the artisan strength is as high as 200 million. Only 34% of artisans earn consistent wages.

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Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Shaping the Global Digital Compact

India-level Civil Society Consultation to contribute to the campaign of United Nation’s ‘Global Digital Compact’ with the presence of UN Secretary General’s Office of Envoy on Technology, Dr Amandeep Singh Gill- there will be about 100 civil society organizations and as many community practices from all over India.  On 27 October 2022, the President of […]

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digitALL: Access to Right & Rights to Access

The Law for All Initiative at Ashoka successfully hosted the “digitALL: Access to Rights & Rights to Access” event on May 4, 2023, at the Bangalore International Center (BIC) in Domlur, Indiranagar. This event marked the celebration of 20 years of the Digital Empowerment Foundation’s (DEF) impactful work in bringing digital access and empowerment to […]

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DEFXFII- Stories of Empowerment

English Hindi English Does Digitalisation Support Women In Mobilising Intellectually and Socially? Digitalisation helps rural women in bridging the existing digital divide by aligning in the global digital inclusion. The digital revolution in India has enormous potential to improve women’s social and economic results. Read More On The Feminist Cause Of Media Literacy And Combating […]

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Festival of Digital Swaraj

The Festival of Digital Swaraj is a celebration of two decades of relentless efforts in bridging the digital divide and empowering marginalized communities through digital inclusion and access. The Digital Empowerment Foundation is proud to present a grand event in Mysore, commemorating our journey towards Digital Swaraj and our unwavering commitment to creating a digital […]

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Sound of Nature

Immerse yourself in the enchanting symphony of nature’s melodies at our “Sound of Nature” Live Music Session. Join us this Friday, August 18th, at 6:30 PM as we embark on a captivating journey guided by the rhythmic echoes of Naveen’s mesmerizing didgeridoo and the ethereal tones of the hang drum. Accompanied by the harmonious voices […]

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