by Chrissy Martin, cross-posted from her blog, innovate.inclusively. She was a moderator for our Mobiles for International Development course that ran last month. A new session will be starting June 18th and you can apply here to join us. 

 

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of supporting the TechChange Mobiles for Development (TC105) course …



On May 7 I was invited to give a talk as part of a brown bag lunch panel hosted by the UNDP’s Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Response (BCPR).  This panel also included input from senior staff from BCPR and the E-governance team in the UNDP’s governance policy shop.  We expected 20-30 participants from within the UNDP; what we got were about 50-60 participants from across the UN system.   …



Anyone who has planned a conference knows that they’re a lot of work. Lining up speakers. Coordinating room schedules. Coming up with discussion topics. Promoting the event so that people show up. And, oh yeah… learning stuff! That’s important too.

The event we’re talking about here is TechWeek@DU, which ran from April 16th – 19th at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies in Denver, …



The recent four-week online certificate course on TC105: Mobile Phones for International Development was our largest and most diverse class to date with 70 participants from 32 countries. Given the immense demand we’ve decided to run it again this summer for those that missed out on this one. Sign up now