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Access & Connectivity
PCI Editor

PCI and Think 7

“We will make the most of our G7 Presidency to ensure this group of states takes on a pioneering role – in the pursuit of climate neutrality and an equitable world,” Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the handover of the G7 Presidency. Seven Engagement Groups comment and provide stimuli for G7 topics: Business community (Business7) Non-governmental organizations

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PCI News
PCI Editor

Tiffany Brar awarded Highest Woman Award by the President of India

We are proud to offer our highest congratulations to Tiffany Brar, PCI Fellow and Ambassador to the Community of the Visually Impaired. Tiffany received the “Nari Shakti Puraskar” Award, which is the highest civilian honor for women in India, presented by the President of India on March 8, International Women’s Day. Award-winning activist Brar is

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Ethics & Business Models
PCI Editor

The Rehumanize Institute Releases “Ethics at Work: Dilemmas of the Near Future and How Your Organization Can Solve Them” and announces the launch of the Responsible Business Podcast

Two of our People Centered Internet community members contributed to the brand new anthology Ethics at Work: Dilemmas of the Near Future and How Your Organization Can Solve Them. This series of essays is compiled and edited by Kris Ostergaard. Mei Lin Fung, chair of the People Centered Internet, wrote back to back chapters with Divya Chander, MD PhD.and Faculty Chair for Neuroscience at Singularity University.  Mei Lin’s chapter was on Human Relationships: The Ethical Heart of Resilient Organizations and Communities and Divya Chander wrote Neural Sovereignty and Neural Rights.

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Access & Connectivity
Gabby Cortellavina

Digital Finance in Africa

Digital finance in Africa cannot be told without the mention of m-pesa and mobile money in Kenya. The story is told of a post-independence Africa that was pursuing its quest for industrialization and urbanization. This resulted in increased rural to urban migration, often leading to family members, pursuing job opportunities in the urban areas with

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Events
PCI Editor

PCI’s Annual Round-Up | 2022

PCI’s Annual Round-Up | 2022 Hi everyone, this is a year-end update from the board of the People Centered Internet This will be a time that will be remembered for generations after us. We have reached the second of the Covid New Years that have upturned our lives. The ways we live, work and play

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Diversity & Opportunity
Mia McTigue

Gender Evasion, by Tamara Singh

In 2019, an American business magazine published a list of America’s Most Innovative Leaders.  Featuring 102 beacons of success (two organisations had co-founders), the ranking drew attention not just for its examination of the innovation ecosystem in America, but also for the fact that only one of the featured leaders was a woman.  The ensuing

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Diversity & Opportunity
Mia McTigue

PCI’s Global Help Desk and the Vaccination Equity Consortium

Article by Todd Hoskins, Senior Fellow for the Global Help Desk Last month, Microsoft publicly announced its commitment to the Vaccination Equity Initiative. In the last four weeks a new consortium has formed – the Vaccination Equity Consortium (VEC) – with Microsoft, Amazon, Dell, Moderna, GSK, Pfizer, Quest Diagnostics, Easterseals, United Way, Kaiser Permanente, the CDC Foundation,

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Access & Connectivity
Mei Lin Fung

Digital Humanism for Life in the Cloud

In a summary of a chapter in the forthcoming book, “Society X.O in the Rise of a New Epoch – The Human Factor in Social, Economic and Relational Ecosystems”, Mei Lin Fung and Leng Lim explore what we really mean by “home on the cloud”, and consider the future of our digital lives. While the

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Newsletter
Mia McTigue

Dr. Craig Cornelius recognized with Cherokee National Holiday Award

The Samuel Worcester Awards start at this point: https://youtu.be/HwZ7BySYsLc. Three people were given this award in 2021. In this video, watch as the Cherokee Nation honors tribal citizens and organizations that have made significant contributions in statesmanship, patriotism, community leadership, and devotion to the Cherokee Nation. For their work in preserving and promoting Cherokee art, language,

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Newsletter
Mia McTigue

Africa-Europe Science and Innovation Summit: 14-18 June 2021

African-European Radio Astronomy Platform (AERAP) and People-Centered Internet (PCI) A unique, august group of leaders from government, industry, and academia are gathering to discuss research and policy priorities in the service of beneficial outcomes for European and African citizens. Distinguished speakers from a broad array of fields will share practical examples of how science can

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