Shobita Parthasarathy: Can a Toilet Save the World?

Wolf Performance Hall - Central Library 251 Dundas St, London, Ontario

Abstract: These is growing concern that innovation may be perpetuating inequality. In response, governments, philanthropic foundations, universities, NGOs and startup companies are sponsoring a variety of “tech for good” initiatives, designed to turn the lens of technologists and entrepreneurs to improving the lives of low-income and marginalized communities. How do these initiatives work? What [...]