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CRS Ambassador Regional Training

Villanova University
Saturday, October 25th
Garey Hall

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Faculty/Staff Development Workshop


Building Resilience in Poor Communities through Information and Communications Technology for Development  (ICT4D)
A CRS Workshop for Villanova Faculty, Staff and Students (by invitation)

Friday, October 3, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch provided) - Falvey room 205
Please register by September 15th trudy.pacella@villanova.edu

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a leader in the INGO community in the use of technology for poverty reduction and development.  In this special workshop, CRS’ Shaun Ferris, Director of Agricultural Livelihoods; Stephen Hellen, Director of ICT Architecture Design; and Marianna Hensley, Regional Technical Advisor for Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning for CRS’ East and South Asia Region; will share some of the highlights from CRS’ 6th Annual Innovation and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) conference in Nairobi last March.  http://ict4dconference.crs.org/

Ferris, Hellen, and Hensley (via Skype in India) will offer an exciting overview and specific examples of how the agency is using ICT cutting-edge innovations to creatively meet agricultural, market, financial, and health needs and build resilience in very poor communities. more
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