A group of 113 digital economy policymakers and practitioners from around the world participated in the first cohort of our 'Imagining a Digital Economy for All: Leadership Series' (IDEALS) program, created in collaboration with Digital Frontiers and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth. Three participants—from the private sector in Kenya, from the Govt. of Bangladesh, and from the UNCDF in Tonga—share their perspectives and experiences.
In October 2022, Digital Planet filed ex-parte with the Federal Communications Commission, urging them to scrutinize not only the number of locations that are served but how many individuals are connected to broadband. On December 8th 2022, the Digital Planet team spoke at Next Century Cities' Broadband Data webinar, elaborating on our “people over miles” approach to bridge the digital divide in the US.
I've been working on the Digital Pulse initiative and analyzing misinformation and disinformation trends on social media.
AN INSIGHT I DISCOVERED
The maze of misinformation is extremely complex, and toxic narratives are increasing by the day. There is no one straight way out of it and a joint effort between user responsibility, content moderation by platforms, international cooperation and responsible governance is important to find the way out.
I'M PASSIONATE ABOUT
Exploring different ways in which technology can bridge economic and social gaps.
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