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Digital Humanitarian™ Series: Tech Solutions for the Developing World

  • Soho House New York 29-35 9th Ave. New York, NY 10014 US (map)

As technology enters new ground in finance, concepts such as mobile banking, micro-loans, and peer-to-peer lending are becoming part of daily life. What does the future of commerce, banking and community giving look like as we move toward an era where people in both developed and developing worlds have access to these financial tools? Conversely, data can be collected and analyzed to be used in fields like healthcare, education and refugee resettlement.

PANEL: 

  • Neil Vogel, CEO of About.com
  • Austin Riggs, Director of R&D at International Rescue Committee
  • Rachel Weiss, VP of Innovation at L'Oreal
  • Sarah Cliffe, Director of NYU Center on International Cooperation

Moderated by Diana Ayton Shenker, CEO of Global Momenta