SAC presents: Vivek Srinivasan
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 4:00 PM
Vivek Srinivasan, Academic and Research Program Manager, Liberation Technology Program, Stanford University
Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones
to information movement demonstrated the potential to combat corruption through
social audits – an exercise to share and verify public records with
people. But this process requires a lot
of time, skill and organizational effort – thanks to which very few audits are
organized in India despite its potential.
Srinivasan and his team hopes to change this by creating digital tools
for activists, which they can use to organize social audits continuously at low
cost, and thus challenge corruption in a sustained manner. He will share the progress of the project so
far in this talk.
Open to the Public
Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, Department of Public Administration and International Affairs