1. Primoz Kovacic: Development is personal


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    "Development doesn't have to be sexy; it just has to work. " Primoz Kovacic and his team are giving communities simple tools they need to bring about development in their own communities,…

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    • Taylor Downs: Systems that just work


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      “Technology isn’t the answer, but it shouldn’t be the problem.” PopTech Fellow Taylor Downs speaks about his company OpenFn’s mission to make disparate technologies speak…

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      • Raj Jayadev: 1,862 fewer years in prison


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        How do you keep people out of prison? Empower their loved ones. PopTech Fellow Raj Jayadev discusses “participatory defense,” a new method of justice-seeking that tells the story of individuals…

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        • Joyce Kim: 6 million financial transactions for just 20 cents (Joyce Kim, Stellar)


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          Joyce Kim, PopTech Fellow and Executive Director of Stellar.org, explores how the global financial system is a highway littered with roadblocks and tolls. Joyce discusses how connecting siloed systems…

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          • Edith Elliott: People, not just patients


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            Calling on her experience as a 13-year old helping her mother recover after brain surgery, Edith Elliott co-founded Noora Health to provide critical support services and training to hospitalized…

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            • Susana De Anda: Toxic California water


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              One million Californians are exposed to unsafe drinking water every year. Immigrants and the poor are the most affected, even as they pay exorbitant rates. Susana De Anda is creating a new advocacy…

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              • Manmeet Kaur: City Health Works


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                Manmeet Kaur noticed the stark disparity in life expectancy in different pockets of Manhattan. To address this issue, her organization City Health Works helps overburdended clinics by using an innovative,…

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                • 2013 PopTech Social Innovation Fellows


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                  • Sameer Kalwani: Safe drinking water


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                    Health in India is greatly compromised by dirty water. Sarvajal, founded by Sameer Kalwani, enables access to clean water, enlisting local entrepreneurs to sell it and monitor water quality remotely.…

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                    • Rose Goslinga: Farmer microinsurance


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                      Traditional crop insurance relies on farms visits, a proposition which doesn’t add up for small farms. Kilimo Salama, run by Rose Goslinga, uses creative, low-cost methods, such as weather stations,…

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