I am not what they call an early adapter when it comes to technology; I joined Facebook a few months ago, use a desktop at home, and my mobile phone can be considered a fossil. My political perspective on technology: the world’s problems will not be solved by technological innovation alone, and that many benefits of technological advancements have an associated negative cost, be it environmental, social, or economic.
A recent blog post by Fast Company highlights the Global Fund's global advisory council as one of three examples of a “board that is not a board,” or an organization that has a non-governing body supporting it in various ways.
On the occassion of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, GFW's Christine Ahn published an opinion piece that highlights how the current Obama administration continues a harsh policy line against North Korea and its impact on ordinary Koreans. Read the article.
Earlier this month, I traveled to Port-au-Prince as a part of a GFW delegation to learn about the current situation of women in Haiti and to learn how we can best support women’s roles in decision-making throughout the reconstruction process.