LinkedIn – The Digital Transformation of the Humanitarian Sector

No industry – no part of life – is immune to being disrupted by technology. And that includes conflict and humanitarian relief.

Among others, technological change brings an under-appreciated risk for humanitarian agencies: becoming the victim of concerned misinformation campaigns using new and social media platforms.

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devex: From aid worker to social entrepreneur: 6 tips to make the leap

“I knew I wanted to work in a startup about a year before I started Solévolt,” Gitau said. “I had the dawning realization that people 10 years younger than me were entering the job market with skills that I just did not possess; I knew that if I didn’t skill-up, I risked being irrelevant in the 21st century economy.”
By Sophie Edwards 01 March 2017

 

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