Mobile Alliance

Akanksha Hazari’s road to becoming one of India’s most promising tech entrepreneurs was an unconventional one. After graduating from Princeton University in 2005, she dreamed of climbing the diplomatic ranks and worked as a project manager for the Aspen Institute, attempting to end the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict by creating joint business ventures in hopes they […]

Mobile Alliance

#ZIMWATERHACK aims to raise awareness and showcase the potential of local developers to craft innovative technical solutions and applications to address the challenges of water and sanitation delivery in Zimbabwe. The World Bank Zimbabwe office is hosting its first hackathon to address challenges in water and sanitation services (WSS) delivery in the country. The hackathon […]

Mobile Alliance

Innovative mobile technology will provide life-enhancing services to millions of people in poverty as part of a new partnership between the UK government, the GSMA Foundation, and the GSMA, the organisation that represents mobile operators worldwide. The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) will provide financial support to develop and roll out new technologies that […]

The Case Foundation

For years, a nascent movement led by passionate pioneers out to change the world has been slowly but surely taking shape. Quietly, these early fearless leaders have been championing the idea that businesses can be a tool for social good, beyond the jobs that they create. Specifically, they’ve been building the movement for a new […]

Mobile Alliance

The widespread availability of mobile technology is an exceptional opportunity to expand services to the population. Mobile health, or mHealth, is the use of short messaging service (SMS), wireless data transmission, voice calling, and smartphone applications to transmit health-related information or direct care. The growth rate of the mobile market in sub-Sahara Africa is one […]