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Tuesday, March 21 • 4:45pm - 5:15pm
Afternoon Keynote – The Power of Strategic Partnerships: Scaling Humanitarian ICT Solutions

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Nearly ten years ago, Ushahidi became the initial model for data collection, visualization and interactive mapping for the humanitarian sector. Thanks to a unique partnership and early-stage investment by the Cisco Foundation, Ushahidi has been able to scale its platform globally and continue to innovate in the sector. In an open conversation, Ushahidi and Cisco will look back at how humanitarian ICT solutions have evolved in the past decade, consider current gaps, and suggest ways to scale humanitairan ICT solutions in the future.

Speakers
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Charu Adesnik

Deputy Director, Cisco Foundation
As Deputy Director of the Cisco Foundation, Charu Adesnik helps steward Cisco’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) vision of accelerating global problem solving to positively impact people, society and the planet in a connected world.  Cisco’s strategy focuses on supporting non-profit organizations by investing in early stage, technology based solutions that can be replicated to multiple geographies globally, scaled to reach... Read More →
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Daudi Were

Chief Executive Officer, Ushahidi
Daudi Khamadi Were is the Executive Director at Ushahidi (www.ushahidi.com) a global technology company whose mission is to change the way information flows in the world. Founded in Nairobi, Kenya in 2008, the Ushahidi Platform has grown to be the world-class tool for crisis and humanitarian response, election engagement, service delivery monitoring, human rights monitoring and many more. Were sits on the UNDP Innovation Facility Advisory... Read More →


Tuesday March 21, 2017 4:45pm - 5:15pm
CL2 - Crane Beach Tech Talk 1200 Crittenden Lane, Mountain View, CA 94303

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