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The annual ICT4D Conferences have proven to be an invaluable opportunity for NGOs, private sector organizations, universities, governmental agencies and foundations to share their experience in using ICT to increase the impact of development programs and to learn from each other.  In 2016, 750 individuals from 76 countries and 320 private sector and public sector and civil society explored the ways to harness the full power of digital solutions to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.  Our thanks to Accenture, Catholic Relief Services, Esri, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, iMerit Technology Services, Inmarsat, IS Solutions, Making All Voices Count, Mercy Corps, Microsoft, NetHope, Oxfam, Pandexio, Qualcom Wireless Reach, RTI International, SimbaNet and World Vision for making that possible.

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Thursday, May 19 • 10:45 - 11:30
Deploying Mobile Tech to Scale Impact FULL

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Digital innovations are transforming how organizations enable communities to lift themselves out of poverty. NGOs, social enterprises and nonprofits on the frontlines of global development are deploying mobile tech to better understand their impact and their added value they have in the communities they operate in. Our panel session will act as a forum to educate and engage attendees about how leading organizations such as Solar Sister, d.light and iDE have deployed mobile technology such as TaroWorks in the field, how they are using it to improve and scale their impact as well as share best practices. In addition, panelists will offer a candid take on the challenges and successes they've had to date leveraging mobile tech.

Leading the panel will be Emily Tucker, CEO of TaroWorks. TaroWorks is a solution which enables organizations working in the most remote parts of the planet to collect data, monitor their impact, and manage field operations in real-time using mobile devices. Emily will discuss with panelists and attendees how mobile tech is transforming how organizations can collect, monitor and understand data to gain new insights on how they can improve the lives of the world's poor.

Attendees will come away from the panel session knowing what mobile technologies such as TaroWorks makes possible, and the use cases that make it promising in helping organizations fight poverty.

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Emily Tucker

CEO, TaroWorks
Emily has spent the last four years as CEO of TaroWorks, where she has helped over 70 organizations across 30 countries leverage mobile tech to improve the lives of the world's poor. Prior to TaroWorks, Emily worked at Grameen Foundation for over 10 years, most recently as Director of Product, Mifos - an open source MIS system designed for microfinance institutions. Prior to Grameen Foundation, she oversaw product development, marketing and... Read More →


Thursday May 19, 2016 10:45 - 11:30
Giraffe 201

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