Partnership Events


CRS Ambassador Regional Training

Villanova University
Saturday, October 25th
Garey Hall


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

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.

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