TEDxUChicago 2012 - Carlos Miranda Levy - Relief 2.0

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April 29, 2012
June 6, 2012
TEDxUChicago

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Carlos Miranda Levy is a social entrepreneur and Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development professional. He was acknowledged by CNN as one of the 20 Latin American Leaders of the Internet in 2000. He has lead a number of projects, such as the CIVILA-Virtual Cities Network, which engages millions throughout the world in sharing and accessing content and ideas, mostly on education, literature and culture. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Carlos coordinated missions through a collaborative assembling of aid using social networks, word of mouth, local stakeholders, celebrities, and number of universities. His Relief 2.0 model is being developed at the National University of Singapore in collaboration with Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab in order to better help countries like Indonesia and Haiti.

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