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Ushahidi is a non-profit tech company, born in Africa, which specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. We build tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency a
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Juliana Rotich, Executive ...
Juliana Rotich, Executive Director
is originally from Kenya where she
early life and schooling.
She later moved to the US where she majored in IT and has worked in the industry for over ten years.
She collaborated with the online community and co-founded Ushahidi which is the Swahili word for testimony.
is a web based reporting system that utilizes crowdsourced data to formulate visual map information of a crisis on a real-time basis.
As a Program Director for Ushahidi she manages projects and aids in the development and testing of the Ushahidi platform.
also blogs at Afromusing blog, typically with a focus on African tech and renewable energy.
is a budding African Futurist and a TED Senior Fellow.
often speaks at international conferences about tech and Africa.
Juliana Rotich, Senior TED ...
Juliana Rotich, Senior TED Fellow
In 2011, Rotich
was named the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year in Africa by the World Economic Forum
She is the co-founder of Ushahidi and well-known for her intelligent commentary on tech in Africa.
Ushahidi, founded by David ...
Ushahidi, founded by David Kobia, Juliana Rotich, and Erik Hersman, is a non-profit technology company that builds open source software.
Juliana Rotich is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Ushahidi, Inc, a non-profit tech company, born in Africa, which specializes in developing free and open source software for information collection, interactive mapping and data curation.
builds tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.
Through Crowdmap.com, Swiftapp.com and accompanying mobile applications, Ushahidi
is expanding its global footprint and making crowdsourcing tools available and useful, and catalyzing entrepreneurial initiatives like iHub in Kenya.
Juliana has worked in the telecommunications and data warehousing industry for over ten years.
She has a Computer Science degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
She is a Technologist, MIT Fellow, TED Senior Fellow and currently serves as Vice Chair of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development.