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Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development. 11/9, 11AM, Hinds Hall

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Join the School of Information Studies (iSchool) on Friday, November 9, from 11:00am to 12:00pm for the talk "Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development" given by '92 iSchool alumnus Liz Ngonzi. The talk will be held in Hinds Hall, followed by lunch in the Hinds Social Lounge.

 

Liz, international expert on technology and development,  is Founder/CEO of Amazing Taste, a values-led consulting firm that connects nonprofits, corporations & philanthropists to jointly achieve their strategic objectives through fundraising events & marketing (new media and traditional) campaigns, along with educational activities. She is Entrepreneur in Residence at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and also teaches fundraising technology at NYU George H Heyman Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising.  She received her Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University in 1998 and her Bachelor of Science in Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University iSchool  in 1992. Her talk, which was selected from over 3000 submissions to the 2012 SXSW technology conference in Austin, TX, looks at the multitude of ways African women are applying technology to advance Africa’s development, including use of social media, mobile advertising, internet connectivity and digital advocacy. 

 

Open to the public, guests welcome

RSVP to Barbara Settel istalum@syr.edu or call 443-5604

 

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