Tag: Misc

Recap of USAID’s Inaugural Global Innovation Week Kickoff

“Innovation is making the impossible, possible, the unsolvable, solvable. And of course, nowhere is this more true than in the area of international development, where technology and new thinking are enabling us to reinvent how we go about fulfilling our mission.” These remarks, delivered by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator, Mark Green, kicked…

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SS17 Trunk Show :: Misanthrope x Zaire Studios @ REDEEM 

Chicago brand MISANTHROPE and DC designer ZAIRE STUDIO joined forces this past weekend to showcase their Spring collections and welcome in the season. Hosted at Redeem — an independent boutique specializing in up-and-coming designers, and with ambience by DJ NativeSUN,  designers Ayrun Dismuke and DC’s own Ayana Zaire shared what inspires their creative process through their showcase.…

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Journey to the Innovation Age?

I want to talk about how technology and further it’s constant innovation has brought about a new world filled with opportunity and creativity. I will acknowledge the growth and advancement of our earlier times, but will focus more on the development that has occurred in more recent times. The world has changed immensely in many…

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Development Labs, Start-Ups, and Tech: Innovative Solutions for Poverty Alleviation

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a DCTech Meetup event called “DevTech – Innovative Solutions for Poverty Alleviation” hosted at the Embassy of Sweden. When this meetup was first posted, I knew immediately this was a program I could not miss (even if it meant incorporating it into to my partially…

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