Engineering for Change

Interest: ICT

The boom in mobile phone ownership has been one of the unanticipated success stories of global development. And with all of that computing power in the hands of so many people, software engineers are at the leading edge of the work to improve lives. Other electronic hardware is also gaining momentum, with innovations like e-readers, drones and 3D printers. These tools are how communities can leapfrog over phases of development to catch up with the pack.

Interest: ICT

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Carlos Garcia Lanchares

Software for Soil: Computer Assisted Design can Check Erosion

August 23, 2019

The soil is in trouble. About one-third of the world’s land is moderately to highly degraded, suffering from erosion,...

DEMAND: ASME Global Development Review

Fellow Visionaries

August 15, 2019

Editor’s note: Eye care venture PlenOptika found that contrary to common assumptions, the reason more people in the world...

Mathew Yarger

The Case for a Unified Identity

August 5, 2019

More than 980 million people do not possess any form of identification, according to the 2018 Identity for Development...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions for Jim Fruchterman, Who Talks Non-Profits Out of Adopting New Technology

July 25, 2019

The tropes of a Silicon Valley icon’s backstory glitter throughout Jim Fruchterman’s biography: Elite school dropout, serial venture founder,...

Rob Goodier

Wi-Fi? Why Not.

July 1, 2019

Editor’s note: Demand: ASME Global Development Review is shuttering after six years of publishing research, in-depth coverage of the...

Lucas Jolías

Four Lessons Learned from Building Blockchain Applications for Social Impact

June 13, 2019

In 2017, we began exploring the potential of blockchain technology to improve transparency levels, facilitate audits, strengthen accountability and...

Richard Tibbles

Connecting the Disconnected: Online Learning for an Offline World

May 7, 2019

Access to the Internet is still limited to half of the world’s population, and the half that do not...

Dania Montenegro

Panama’s Flying Labs Launches a Social Innovation Challenge

April 24, 2019

Encuentre aquí la versión en español de este artículo. Flying Labs Panama launches its 2019 Challenge for Social Innovation...

Dania Montenegro

Flying Labs Panamá Lanza su Desafío para la Innovación Social con Tecnología Robótica

Read this article in English here. Flying Labs Panamá lanza su convocatoria 2019, bajo el título Desafío para la Innovación...

Rob Goodier

E4C’s Fellowship Prepares an Architect for Leadership Among Researchers in Congo

April 22, 2019

Elisabeth Vitswamba engaged leadership skills she practiced in Engineering for Change’s Research Fellowship to train researchers at the Integrated Research Institute...


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