The fine folks at Syracuse University’s Humanities Center invited me to deliver the keynote address in their annual symposium series, this year focused on “Networks”. Here are the notes and slides from my talk, with the somewhat weighty title, “Insurrectionist Civics and Digital Activism in the Age of Mistrust.”
Last month, Ashoka and C&A Foundation were present at Ethos, Brazil’s leading sustainable business conference, and at the Leader Agents for Change Meeting (ELAC), held in Mexico City and organized by Ashoka Mexico.
“We are our brother’s keeper,” says Mohammed Adamu Adangba. Many of us have uttered that phrase. Adangba, a social service worker in Nigeria, means it.“I grew up in a typical Nigerian community—a communal setting,” he says.
Bluemixathon: Operation Rescue & Recovery, an online hackathon hosted by Devpost and IBM, challenges software developers to create apps that aid the people and organizations directly involved in the aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster.