PeaceTech Lab – The Art of Waging Peace
PeaceTech Lab’s Founding CEO Sheldon Himelfarb places innovative tech tools in the hands of courageous people working to quell hate and halt violent conflict around the world. Here’s how it succeeds.
Under the guidance of PeaceTech Lab’s team, young peace builders worldwide are learning how to create cell phone alert systems warning people about incoming bombs, invading terrorist recruiters, and possible hate crimes. In its brief five years, PeaceTech Lab has trained 1,300 organizations in 16 countries how to use tech tools to reduce violent conflict, and helped 36 startups disrupt the cycle of violence. Host Bart Jackson invites PeaceTech’s founding CEO Sheldon Himelfarb to roll out his multi-faceted campaign for sustainable peacebuilding. How can AI halt hate speech that leads to hate crimes? How can community-launched media make life-saving impacts? Tune in and learn what a peace engineering Masters degree might mean to your life – and the lives of others. http://www.peacetechlab.org
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