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Group working to push technology innovation for world's poor

May 29 '07: The New York Times reported recently that the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum has a new exhibit working to target the world's poorest population by displaying technologies that could help them improve their way of life. Organizers of the program told the Times that their goal was to help turn farmers into entrepreneurs.

South Carolina partnering with company for telemedicine technology upgrades in hospitals

May 3 '07: South Carolina Department of Health officials, along with Catawba Indian Nation tribal officials and Logical Images have partnered to introduce new telemedicine technology which will help 65 rural state hospitals as well as urban area medical centers, share visual information through a system called VisualDx, designed for remote information sharing and diagnosis, a press release announced.

Micro loans working in Boston and other communities

April 25 '07: Harvard undergraduates are working in their community to help low income and poor entrepreneurs apply, and receive micro loans in the Boston area, the Boston Globe reported. The students are working through the Cambridge Microfinance Initiative which awards any where from $25,000 to $500 to help start small businesses.

     
 

Mobile communications and networking companies partner to release command center for hurricane response

June 14 '07: Two global communications and network companies have partnered to create a mobile emergency response command center which can be used for field operational management for the 2007 hurricane season, a press release announced. The companies, PacStar and SpaceNet will design the Emergency Preparedness Integrated Communications system.

Telemedicine helps remote areas get medical response

June 6 '07: The Payson Roundup in Arizona reported that the telemedicine group Humanitarian Emergency Logistics and Preparedness, or HELP is in discussion with several large technology companies to develop ways to increase telemedicine's reach into remote areas to provide medical response and relief.

 
Rosalie J. Wyatt - Program Director
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Ms. Wyatt has international business development experience in the wireless telecommunications industry for companies including Motorola, and Telephone Systems International, an Afghan-American firm that launched the first wireless and Internet service in Afghanistan post '9-11'. Her humanitarian experience includes natural disaster response and community development in Latin America and medical education in South Africa. Rosalie J. Wyatt is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Nova Southeastern University with a Master's degree in International Business Administration.

 
     

 

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