When is it ethical to either restrict or share information during violent conflict? Two tweets summarized the information challenges of the South Sudan Watch crisis map will face in the coming days.
Spreading violence in South Sudan threatens thousands of civilian lives, political stability in the region, and even outbreaks of transmissible disease. How should the international community begin to address this hot conflict, and prepare for what is likely to be a global humanitarian response effort. Who are the key actors? What are their motivations? What are our windows of opportunity to see a reduction in violence?
Last week, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, stopped by our booth for a quick interview on mHealth at the 2013 mHealth Summit. As the founder of the Grameen Movement, he shared his thoughts with us on the relationship between “social business” and mHealth. Check out this video interview to see why Muhummad Yunus views how “mobile phones can be the Aladdin’s Lamp for health care”.
What a year 2013 has been! Last year we did our first State of TechChange 2012 and figured it was time to look back on a year of learning.
More than ever, we are grateful to the growing global TechChange community that has more than doubled since last year to over 3000 participants in more than 100 countries. Thanks to your support, we’re continuing to …
In recent years, mobile phones have drawn tremendous interest from the conflict management community. What can the global peacebuilding community learn from Kenya’s application of mobile technology to promote peace in other conflict areas around the world? What are the social and political factors that explain why mobile phones can have a positive effect on conflict prevention efforts in general?
How can employees of organizations promote social good? What do you need to become an intrapreneur? We’re excited to partner with Ashoka Changemakers to launch an online course on Social Intrapreneurship to empower employees at private, public, and nonprofit institutions across the world with the tools and mindset of a lean startup entrepreneur looking to change the world by implementing socially innovative ideas within their organizations.
“In Online Learning, There Are No Shortcut Keys.” Check out our TechChange Fail Song from the 2013 Fail Fest in Washington, DC.