July 15 2021 GM

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Glitter Meetups

Glitter Meetup is the weekly town hall of the Internet Freedom community at the IFF Square on the IFF Mattermost, at 9am EDT / 1pm UTC. Do you need an invite? Learn how to get one here.

Join us on July 15th to hear from Francoise Nehme and Moussa Saleh, the main organizers of the 2021 Bread & Net unconference.

Bread & Net has quickly become one of the most loved and cherished community spaces in the digital rights community. It brings together hundreds of activists, technologists, journalists, researchers and others, to promote and defend digital rights across Arabic speaking countries in Southwest Asia and North Africa. It happens annually in Lebanon, and is hosted by SMEX, a nonprofit that focuses on advance digital rights in Lebanon and the Arab region.

Francoise and Moussa will:

  • Introduce Bread&Net 2021, including this edition's themes
  • Talk about the story of the event,
  • Share how to register and apply for the call for proposal for sessions/workshops
  • Answer any questions folks may have!


Francoise Nehme (she/her); Events Manager (Bread&Net) Over 210 trade shows and conferences managed and executed, extensive experience in the MENA region in the events industry, awarded various honorary certificates and awards for multi-national campaigns and events.

Moussa Saleh (he/him); Program Consultant (Bread&Net) Researcher and facilitator. Joined SMEX in 2019 and led the Bread&Net 2020 online edition. His work is centered around digital rights, religious freedom, online hate speech, and queer issues in the region.


Notes will be posted here