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John Weeks

@john_weeks

Your friendly neighborhood Open Data Evangelist / Multimedia Maven. Caring by sharing. On the ground, in the field, in the news.

  Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  jweeks.net
  Joined April 2009

John Weeks@john_weeks    1 Minute Ago

Hello, I’m @John_Weeks. I create tailored multicultural multimedia projects for YOU. Technology & culture enthusiast. CV: http://bit.ly/JW_CV. More details, background at jweeks.net .




Forum Syd@FSYDCambodia    October 2013 – Present

Communications Officer. In addition to implementing an integrated multilingual outreach strategy, I assist in grant writing/fundraising and reportage.





Open Development Cambodia@OpenDevCam    2011 – 2013

Southeast Asia’s first Open Data web portal. Recruited & managed team to develop, launch & market economic transparency web site. Board Member. #OpenCambodia




Mekong ICT Camp@MekongICT    2008 – present

A transformative experience, teaching and workshopping Southeast Asian IT projects for social good. Attendee in 2010 and 2013, alumnus and supporter thereafter. #MKICT




Angkor Research@AngkorResearch    2008 – 2010

Assisted publication of ‘Rural Media Habits’ study and reproductive health survey; crafted Khmer-language #ContraceptiveOutreach Campaign based on its findings.




TweetCambodia@tweetcambodia    2009

A Twitter portal (and ongoing experiment) to explore social media usage in Southeast Asia.




BarCamp Phnom Penh@BarCampPP    2008

I’m a regular presenter at #BarCamps, #TechCamps & media meetups, making new connections, exploring new ideas, and learning from innovators.




House32 Web Design@House32    2007 – 2013

is a social enterprise, breaking new ground with unique, specialized nonprofit and business web sites. Manager.




Our Books Illustration & Design@OBID_Cambodia    2006 – 2013

creates bespoke publications and art primarily for nonprofit outreach, supporting the mission of Our Books Cambodia. Managing Editor.




Our Books Cambodia@OBCambodia    2006 – 2013

is Cambodia’s first local non-profit dedicated to the promotion and development of comic art. Managing Editor.




Nou Hach Literary Journal@NouHachJournal    2004 – Present

I serve on the Board of Nou Hach Literary Journal & have served on the Finance and Administrative Board of the Cambodia Book Federation. #Literature




Sang Salapak@Sang_Salapak    2005 – 2007

An arts consultancy founded by four friends in diverse disciplines: visual arts, photography, architecture, theater and more.




Comics Lifestyle@ComicsLifestyle    2003 – present

Development of web portal for Australasian & global comics.




Cambodian Living Arts@CamboLivingArts    2003 – 2005

Consultant for sourcing management staff, in addition to grant writing and report writing. 




The Center For Khmer Studies@CKSCambodia    2001 – 2003

As Assistant Director I oversaw daily operations, managed projects, secured grants & recruited and managed staff.




The Grantsmanship Center@Grantsmanship    1999

Grant writing certification in Los Angeles. Landed US$3.8 million job training grant & Empowerment Zone services package.




Monash University@MonashUni    1996 – 1998

MA in Asian Studies (High Distinction). Volunteer Teaching at Cambodian Association of Victoria.




Southeast Asian Summer Studies Institute@UWIntlInst    1995

Academic study of Khmer (1st Year). Tuition Fellowship Recipient.




Dark Horse Comics@DarkHorseComics    1992 – 1994

Edited comic books, graphic novels, posters and books.
Development / implementation of associated marketing.





UC Santa Cruz@UCSC    1986 – 1990

BA Literature / BA Modern Society and Social Thought. Radio Broadcasting at KZSC-FM.


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