Our mission is simple:
Innovative Communication for Advancing Social Justice
Global Wire Associates is a new media consulting firm that specializes in providing high quality content development and Internet trainings to help individuals, businesses and organizations further support their causes, services and products. The firm was founded in 2005 by journalist Talia Whyte.
In addition to our services and our digital publishing imprint Global Wire Books, we use this site to provide thoughtful coverage and commentary on the politics of technology and social innovation. For more information about our consultations, trainings, government contracting and fee quotes, please email us at info (at) globalwireonline (dot) org.
Talia Whyte is responsible for shaping the vision of all projects within the firm as well as maintaining the overall brand strategy. She is also a freelance journalist who has been reporting about issues related to social justice, media and technology for over ten years. Some of her work can be found in the Houston Chronicle, The Progressive, Boston Globe, theGrio, MSNBC, PBS, among many others. She is a co-author of “Digital Activism Decoded: The New Mechanics of Change.” She regularly tweets obsessively @taliawhyte
Marjane Nakello provides input for, and monitor the implementation of the firm’s procurement, staffing, operational, and programming assistance plans. Nakello has over ten years of experience in business and information technology. Her interests include women’s issues and public health in Africa and the Middle East. Please contact her about media inquiries for Talia Whyte.
Languages: English, Kiswahili, Farsi, Arabic
mnakello (at) globalwireonline (dot) org
Philip Lee is responsible for overall content and publishing for our website and Global Wire Books. A native of Hong Kong, Lee has a background in technology journalism and his interests include Asian economic systems and international trade policy. Please contact him about about story pitches for our blog.
Languages: English, Mandarin
plee (at) globalwireonline (dot) org
Director of Research and Development
Maria Ferrara develops studies that look at best and worst practices of new media for social activism. A Mexican national, Ferrara grew up in Los Angeles and has been involved in digital activism around recent debates about immigration reform. Her interests include racial/ethnic disparities and leftist Latin American activism.
Languages: English, Spanish, French
mferrara (at) globalwireonline (dot) org