Transcript of " Storytelling: using your story to inspire a movement for progress"
Learning Webinar Series
Storytelling: using your story to inspire a movement for
Knowledge Gateway in collaboration with One Global Economy
Provide Knowledge Gateway members an opportunity to learn
how to effectively tell their stories for advocacy purposes.
After this webinar Knowledge Gateway members are
encouraged to tell their stories through:
1. Knowledge Library (where stories and video clips can
be uploaded under ‘document type’ Advocacy and
2. Photo contests focusing on women’s economic
3. Blog (upcoming)
• We would love to get your feedback and comments. If you have any
questions or comments during the presentation send them through the
• If you would like to speak during the Question and Answer session,
please raise the hand sign on your dashboard. The moderator will then
unmute your microphone when it is your turn to speak.
• After the presentation, please take the time to fill out our short evaluation
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Moustafa Mourad, President and Founder, One
Elizabeth Kountze, Director of Partnerships
Moderated by Anna Falth, Manager, Knowledge
Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment
(Improve your writing, speaking and the reach of your
Elements of a Strong Story
Beginning, Middle, End
Title that engages
Show vs. Tell
Storytelling Improves Your Writing
Storytelling Improves Your Blog
- Share your own story
- Connecting with your readers & participants
- Organizing entries
- Sharing others’ stories
- Have fun!
Networked story telling Story sharing
Empowering individuals & households
Linking individuals & their stories to markets
Digital Storytelling: Photo
“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your
photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.”
- Ernst Haas
Photo editing sites/aps:
- LINE Camera
Photo credit: UN Photo
Soccket : Power soccer ball
USAID’s Powering Agriculture Grand Challenge:
An Egyptian handbag manufacturer’s story:
Digital Storytelling - Video
What is the difference between story and narrative?
Story: Us and them, narrative is typically “We”
Story: Beginning, middle, and end- Narrative is in process.
So we, together, fulfill the narrative.
So audiences become communities working together toward a common
That’s how story fits into a larger campaign to build a movement.
Learn more in our Community Connectors digital literacy module on
creating a media campaign: http://ccg.runckc.org/home/media-
Importance of Local Stories, Voices & Content
Creating Opportunities for people to
share their stories:
Combines ‘Global Best Practices’ with
localized content for a meaningful
Written by local people,
Accessible to individuals with a
maximum of 4th Grade education in
Interact with community portal &
Collaboration Space & Hyper-local Content
Run.CKC.org A social network for Technology Center managers to access training
curriculums, business courses for sustainability of centers, share best practice and
collaborate on new ideas.
MyCKC.org Highly localized, easy-to-populate, community portals that interact
seamlessly with country-wide Beehives.
Turn Your Community Members into Advocates
Get started on blogging
1. Start your own blog
2. Contribute to Knowledge Gateway blog
If you would like to share your story, please send it to us
Learn more about storytelling