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How Tech Can Turn a Community Into a Global Village

September 29, 2014

Folks, I received a really good letter from the Organic Health Response's IT Coordinator, Brian Mattah. He wrote about his experience with technology on Mfangano Island: I am Brian Mattah, a native of Mfangano Island, Kenya. I began working for the Organic Health Response (OHR) in January 2010, immediately after college. This was my first time deploying hands-on skills attained… Read more »

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Things I Carry: A Nerd's Survival Kit

January 24, 2014

To make sense of the following, consider that I identify as 1. nerd, fifties-style, and 2. customer service rep for over eighteen years. While customer service comes first, my time is also spent in public service and philanthropy, quietly for the most part. For me, all that means I need a lean and effective set… Read more »

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10 Women Run Startups You Should Know

January 14, 2014

Folks, there are a lot of really good businesses out there, and my team and I want to highlight 10 women run startups that you should really know about. These startups are doing great work and really getting the jobs done in their arenas. We took a little bit from each org's website to capture… Read more »

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5 More Women in Tech Organizations You Should Know

December 12, 2013

Folks, a while back my team and I created a list of the Top 10 Women in Tech Orgs and I'm following up with some of the suggestions that have been sent in. I checked out all of the orgs that people commented about, and appreciate the great women in tech organizations that are really… Read more »

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WiFi to help out with HIV/AIDS on Mfangano Island

August 7, 2013

Hey, I help out The Organic Health Response on Mfangano Island, and gave them some money a few months ago to help upgrade their wifi. You'll see them on the Teching Across the Globe map. They've been using IT and environmental sustainability on Mfangano Island in Western Kenya to work against HIV/AIDS across Lake Victoria. And… Read more »

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Aneesh Chopra steps down as US CTO after major contributions

February 6, 2012

Hey, I've worked with Aneesh for a coupla years, and bear witness that he's the real deal, and has done a lot for the country, serving citizens well and providing a good return for the taxpayer dollar. Here you see him, on the left, with Joaquin Alvarado from American Public Media, and myself, on January… Read more »

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