What separated Patriot Bootcamp from all of the other Washington DC tech events that I have attended was that it sought to enlist a new source of talent — veteran leaders — into the startup community.
By Katya Vasilaky (VP of Research & Strategy, TroopSwap)
Technology’s greatest global contributions could be humanitarian, and this is something that can too often be forgotten in the first world. Foundations spawned from the success of technology-focused companies, such as the Gates Foundation, Google.org, Microsoft Research, and Nike Foundation, all sponsor studies
10 Tips For Leveraging Technology To Improve Women’s Lives In The Developing World (Day 2, Grace Hopper Celebration)
Considerations for designing technology for developing countries.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Speaking at Grace Hopper Celebration, Ann Mei Chang talked about developing mobile apps for women in developing countries. She is a Senior Advisor for Women and Technology in the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues at the US Department of State.
Ann Mei’s presentation brought up 10 points for consideration when addressing mobile apps for developing countries.