Civic hacknight #322- Leaving no displaced persons behind in a digital world


December 15


01:00 am - 03:00 am


Civic Tech Toronto

Website: Organizer's Website



+ Topic:
Presentation talk on the nexus between digitalisation, forced displacement and the digital divide. Sharing visions for a better future with leadership, digital and change. How Techfugees and international community are unlocking opportunities by empowering inclusion of displaced persons to participate in the digital economy with responsible digital innovations.

+ Speakers:
Raj is the CEO of Techfugees, a global impact organization empowering inclusion and dignity for those displaced with responsible digital innovations. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship with over three decades of international experience scaling high-growth ventures across the private, public, and non-profit sectors, working at the intersection of ICT, digital innovation, and entrepreneurship. As an investor, he has successfully established several disruptive digital tech start-ups including several venture philanthropy initiatives. Prior, he led the UK business acceleration digital tech scale-up program for EIT Digital, an independent body of the European Commission and was Head of SME for GS1 the global standards body for industry supply chains supporting small & medium business ventures.

+ Check-in details:
Join us via Zoom:
Webcams and mics optional, but encouraged!

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Dial-in by phone in Canada:
+1 647 558 0588
Meeting ID: 858 4781 1289
Password: 008446

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+ Accessibility:
We’re exploring ways to make our online hacknights more accessible. At the moment we provide video and audio of the presentation through Zoom and automated closed captioning through

+ About Us:
Our weekly civic tech hacknights bring together Torontonians (designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policy-makers, students, communications strategists, community organizers, and more) who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable through design, tech, and data. Come and be part of it!

+ Agenda:
7:00-7:20 = Welcome and Introductions
7:20-7:50 = Presentation and Q&A/discussion
7:50-9:00 = Breakout groups (go make something!)
> 9:00 = Civic Tech Toronto Virtual Hang Out

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