What are tangible ways to promote peace in local communities? How can peacebuilding practices effectively spread beyond borders? What are the best ways to encourage tolerance and responsible citizenship to avoid wars?

These issues are the focus of Generations For Peace, a leading global non-profit peacebuilding organization working to solve challenges and resolve conflicts around the world. Founded by HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein …



In June 2014, we wrapped up the second round of our Mapping for International Development online course. Nearly 60 participants joined us from Rwanda, Ethiopia, Benin, Mozambique, Australia, Kenya, Haiti, Thailand, France and 10 more countries. They represented organizations like Oxfam, Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development, Chemonics, Danish Demining Group, Abt Associates, and many more.

Before we start our next Mapping for …



How can mapping the geolocations of tweets tell a story about global atrocities? How can digital mapping be integrated as a learning tool for university classes?

As part of his final project for TechChange’s online course, TC141: Mapping for International Development in Spring of 2014, GIS professor Tom Mueller wanted his students to explore these topics. In Professor Mueller’s course, “Introduction to Geography” at the …



Applying technology solutions to the challenges of international development requires organizational change more than new gadgets. That’s why we were thrilled to launch our new Organizational Guide to ICT4D at the NetHope Fall 2014 Summit in Silicon Valley.

The Organizational Guide to ICT4D has been developed in partnership with NetHope, CRS, Microsoft, and HC3, with content shaped by the



Liang Cai recently joined TechChange as the Creative Director. Liang is a Motion Designer, Animator and VFX compositor. He specializes in 2D/3D motion graphics design as well as combining animation and live action video into visual storytelling.

Liang has worked both in Washington, DC and New York on various feature films, TV shows and commercials. His past experience includes works for 2011 Sundance-winning Film Another Earth …



Check out how Mira Gupta, one of the star alumna of our courses on Mapping for International Development and Technology for Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E), used her just-in-time TechChange trainings to develop her team’s maternal and neonatal health project in Ghana.



Samita joined TechChange last summer and has returned this year as an EGLI – Atlas Corps Fellow. As a Communications Associate, she assists in the daily communications with TechChange’s domestic and international clients and marketing of TechChange courses, as well as maintaining the TechChange blog. During her trip to Nepal over the holidays, she visited some of TechChange’s participants at the GIZ office to learn about …



Last month in DC a commercially-available quadcopter crashed into the White House and brought new public interest into the regulation of drones. Only a week before the incident, the Department of Homeland Security held a conference open to civilians but explicitly closed to the press to demonstrate, among other capabilities, a similar quadcopter strapped to 3 pounds of inert explosive.

DJI, the …



Join us in a free webinar with Dr. Joel Selanikio on February 26 to discuss his recent three month tour in Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients. In his talk, he’ll share information on his efforts to improve data collection practices across the world with his award-winning mobile data collection software, Magpi.



At TechChange, we believe that online learning doesn’t have to be boring, which is why we have an in-house animation and graphic design studio. What is it like to be a production designer and animator working with international development organizations? Read on to learn about what it’s like to be on the TechChange Creative Team from Senior Production Designer, Pablo Leon.

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