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Birgitte Jallov, Director of EMPOWERHOUSE (www.empowerhouse.dk), DK

Birgitte Jallov

Director of EMPOWERHOUSE, DK


Birgitte Jallov is Director of EMPOWERHOUSE (www.empowerhouse.dk), providing an online meeting ground and capacity building site for community radios. Active in the budding community radio movement in Denmark since 1980, co-founder of Denmark’s first women’s community radio ‘Kvindebølgerne’, and on the team pioneering community TV in Denmark in 1985-1987, Birgitte has ever since worked with community media as community development platforms in many of the more than 60 countries where she has worked. On the steering committee of the first AMARC conference 1983 (coordinating Northern European participation), on the board of WIN Europe during the 90s and managing UNESCO’s to date biggest media development project in Mozambique, Birgitte has an extensive international community media network upon which her most recent book builds: ‘EMPOWERMENT RADIO – Voices building a community’ (http://empowerhouse.dk/new-book-empowerment-radio/)  builds. Birgitte is on the board of the Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE – www.cmfe.eu )