Jessica Orji of Lagos, Nigeria believed the "Internet was a man’s world." That was before she attended a computer course through Intel #SheWillConnect. Now with the skills and confidence to explode that myth, she’s using the Internet to grow her hairdressing business -- and inspiring other girls in her community.
After a typhoon devastated the island of Leyte in the Philippines, a collaboration between Qualcomm Wireless Reach and Hapinoy enabled micro-entrepreneurs to offer mobile money services from roadside shops to help rebuild the local economy. Learn more in a brief video.
Watch this video to learn how eVIN is modernizing and strengthening India’s vaccine logistics systems. eVIN is an electronic, real-time monitoring system that helps healthcare officials ensure adequate supply of vaccines to every child in need. It's being rolled out in 12 Indian states.
Some 23 million Americans currently don't have access to grocery stores, according to this video from the California Academy of Sciences. Learn how young people are designing creative solutions to give more people access to fresh and healthy foods and combat food deserts in our communities.
Today someone says connecting communities and we think of digital technologies. But there are other kinds of connections that matter too. Watch this video to learn how CH2M and the nonprofit Bridges to Prosperity built a 97 meter suspended bridge in Butare, Rwanda to help children get to school and residents to work, doctors and markets.
Paul Howard from Community Solutions and Dave Lopez from Swords to Plowshares talk in this brief video about the problem of finding housing for homeless vets and how the Homelink platform developed by Palantir Technologies helps them match veterans to housing faster.
The CloudFisher collects drinking water from fog without requiring energy. As this video explains, it is quickly installed, is extremely low-maintenance and all materials used are food safe.
Hajira Attah wanted to be the first in her family to go to college but she had a 1.7 GPA and low SAT scores. All eight schools she applied to said no. Then she heard about Johnson C. Smith University. It was willing to take a risk on her. How did it turn out? Click to watch a short video from the Gates Foundation.
Arrow Electronics and the nonprofit organization Close the Gap are collaborating to turn used cargo containers into fully equipped digital classrooms and health clinics that can be deployed to remote areas of Africa. Click for a brief video about the first DigiTruck classroom that was deployed to an orphanage in Tanzania.
More people in the world suffer from mental illness than heart-disease or cancer. And it is largely ignored. Could innovative technology solve the problem? Cornell University information science professor Tanzeem Choudhury shares insights on that in a Tedx Talks video.