This is the first article in which PCI appeared, written in 2015 by Bitange Ndemo in Business Daily Africa.
As PCI’s leaders remind us every day, the Internet was created by people, to connect people. This people-centered, cooperative essence permeates its history and at PCI, we want it to guide its future. Today, with the launch of our new Digital Cooperation and Diplomacy Initiative, PCI is committing to continuing on that path. By creating worldwide connections, facilitating critical conversations to solve today’s problems, and designing and imagining a people-centered future of the Internet, PCI’s new DCD Initiative seeks to follow in the footsteps of the originators of the Internet and harness their spirit of cooperation for a new age of connectedness.
People Centered Internet congratulates community member, Adama Kane, whose health-focused digital payments app, Senegal-based JokkoSanté, won the USAID Inclusive Health Access Prize. “JokkoSanté is a health-focused digital payments app that improves accountability in the local health system in Senegal by tracking medicines and enabling payments for health services,” according to the USAIDannoucement. “The desktop and […]
PCI Community Member Deborah Kobza announced the launch of the Cognitive Security ISAO (Information Sharing and Analysis Association), headquartered at the International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI – IACI-CERT at the Center for Space Education, NASA/Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The Cognitive Security ISAO’s mission is to “accelerate cognitive security resilience by advancing the capacity and […]
By PCI Newsletter Editors This month honors Veterans Day – Corina was one of the first females on combat ships in the U.S. Navy, after being one of the first to complete an integrated bootcamps. Her dedication to duty and mission crafted her years of service as a #ChangeAgent in military, federal, local, private, non-profit, […]
For All PCI Community Members Every year, PCI Coalition member Amy Webb makes available a comprehensive annual report on emerging technologies, which includes data-driven trends and analysis, optimistic/ neutral and catastrophic futures scenarios and many other features. Her latest report includes 315 tech and science trends across 26 different industries, 5 weak signals for 2020, […]
By Désiré Banse, Prometheus Computing UAS Innovations Group Lead, Contractor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), member of the PCI Executive Action Board Fernand Banse was a ChangeAgent is his village of Zabre, in Burkina Faso. Leading by example and teaching his people how to embrace a new world where technology should […]
For All PCI Community Members Continuing the series sharing “untold stories” of silent heroes making real, meaningful, positive change happen towards the goals of PCI, the PCI Coalition would like to highlight the efforts of a positive #ChangeAgent Bevon Moore. Bevon Moore is a CEO and a Founder of HASHTIV Social Network and HASHTIV EDU. “The Internet we […]
We are starting a new series focusing on positive “change agents” within PCI. Each newsletter will tell a behind the scenes story of a past or current effort. For our initial launch, community member Parry Aftab provides important and illustrated insights into her efforts that also help advance PCI’s goals. Parry’s community focus is on […]
Last week, volunteer tutors from the Google American Indian Network (GAIN) were working alongside local teaching staff at Greyhills Academy High School in Tuba City, Arizona, and kicking off a robotics workshop to help excite young Native students and support the school as it strengthens its’ Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program. The volunteer […]