Pitch Competition This Friday – Keynote Speaker

Tomorrow (at 2pm in 501 Schermerhorn) is our the Innovating Mobile Technology for Development pitch competition! Not only will you get to hear from (and network with) our awesome judges and competitors, at 2pm you can hear from our keynote speaker Beth Noveck. To get you excited, here is her excellent talk on open government and her vision of practical openness — connecting bureaucracies to citizens, sharing data, creating a truly participatory democracy. [youtube]

Low Cost Video for Ag Development: USAID and other awesome organizations show how it’s done!

[September UPDATE: Interested in learning even more about the toolkit below? Contact FHI 360 at: [email protected]] Interested in utilizing video in your projects around the world? USAID recently released a great toolkit: Integrating Low-Cost Video into Agricultural Development Projects. The guide includes sample videos, worksheets, and more. What I really like about the toolkit is the way it is organized. You can learn about: 1) how organizations are using video around the world; 2) how to assess the usefulness of video for your own organization’s objectives; 3) how […]