Using Technology to Empower Affected People
Anahi Ayala, Internews Senior Director for Humanitarian Programs, will be speaking at a breakout session at the Humanitarian ICT Forum on March 21, 2017 from 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM. Her session – Improving Humanitarian Response Through Intelligent Use of Social Media – will discuss challenges and lessons learned from humanitarian uses of social media and propose the establishment of a channel for systematic exchange between the private and humanitarian sectors.
The Humanitarian ICT Forum brings together humanitarian organizations and the technology industry to find innovative solutions that will make the humanitarian response for people affected by conflict and natural disaster more efficient and effective.
Over the course of two days, more than 175 humanitarian and technology leaders will convene at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California, to discuss the most pressing humanitarian needs of our time, share best practices, and work together to develop partnerships and projects to help people in need.
The Forum takes place 21 - 22 March 2017 | Google Headquarters | Mountain View, CA