At SwitchPoint, I met Nadia Hitimana, a social entrepreneur from Rwanda who invests in typically overlooked (and often taboo) ideas as vehicles of social and economic change.
In their own words, this is why SHE is important to the developing world.
BrainDance is a collaborative project bringing together dance choreographers, neuroscientists, physicians, philosophers and people with Parkinson's disease to explore movement.
Crisis Mappers Network, a large, active, international community of experts, practitioners, policymakers, technologists, researchers, journalists, scholars, hackers and skilled volunteers who are using technology, crowd-sourcing and crisis mapping to answer our humanitarian needs.
Banana fibers solve a problem for 50% of the developing world.
Peter and Peregrine are advocating for children and engineers to work together to create solutions.
Lisa Russell speaking about creating empowering film narratives. No more sad documentaries!
Neil Brandvold speaking on conflict journalism and what it's like to be a witness to culture changing moments.
I conducted a Workshop on Designing for the Fringe. Here are the ideas we brainstormed at this amazing conference.
At SwitchPoint I learned about RISC, Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues. RISC provides essential training for reporters in conflict areas.