February 01, 2017 Features

SciTech Invites You to Help Support High-Tech Humanitarian Efforts

By Peter J. Gillespie

SciTech members have recognized that science and technology can play a very important role in global humanitarian activities. In an effort to make a positive difference and to support global humanitarian advocacy efforts, Cynthia Cwik, Immediate Past Chair of SciTech, and Monica Barone, Senior Legal Counsel at Qualcomm, have teamed up to lead the SciTech in the Service of Human Rights Initiative. Cynthia is particularly passionate about these efforts: “Humanitarian organizations are increasingly relying on innovations in technology to assist them with their work. We at SciTech would like to lend our experience and expertise to bolster these efforts.”

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