We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 9 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there are hurdles in both organizational structures to do this. Research...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The crisis is disproportionately...
Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published on: Jul 16 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The impact of new tech shouldn’t be disappointing, but it often is.  Dr. Hans Rosling complained during the Ebola response that there were “hundreds of health-care workers from across the world flying in to take action,...
8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 14 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Educational technology, arguably, plays an important role in helping to ensure children and young people with disabilities have fair and optimised access to the school curriculum and ensuring they have opportunities to develop...
Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: €1,500,000 for Your Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Jul 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The unprecedented Covid-19 crisis has greatly affected the education sector, with more than a billion young people in a lockdown and distance education expanding to ensure education. Vulnerable groups like refugees or women...
Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jul 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on our society. The crisis has exposed the fragility of the current system’s functioning across the globe, but has also: Provided a powerful lens to examine the underlying...
4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

Published on: Jul 08 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Over the past two decades, journalists and activists have become dependent on the internet and digital platforms for communications, organisation, and the amplification of their critical work. However, the open and accessible...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities. However, the evidence in the latest Mobile Disability...
Apply Now: $70,000 Seed Funding for Your Internet Access Ideas

Apply Now: $70,000 Seed Funding for Your Internet Access Ideas

Published on: Jul 05 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly exacerbated the already profound implications of having 3.7 billion unconnected people across the globe. Unconnected populations lack access to digital healthcare, eLearning opportunities,...