Rachel Brown

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Rachel Brown founded Sisi ni Amani - Kenya ("We are Peace - Kenya" in Swahili) to pioneer the use of mobile technology to get the right communication capacity into the hands of local peacebuilders, enabling communities to participate in democratic processes and prevent violence. Through civic education, engagement and dialogue, SNA-K leverages SMS text messaging to support the peace efforts of community leaders. As a key partner in the collaborative PeaceTXT project, SNA-K is working to make locally effective tools that can be replicated globally in stopping violence and building peace.
  • Fellow 2012 Social Innovation Fellows
  • Fellow PopTech 2012
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At PopTech: Violence interruption leveraged by mobile phones

At PopTech: Violence interruption leveraged by mobile phones

A raft of data supports the public health approach to preventing violence and cultivating peace. Treating violence like a communicable disease that spreads rapidly among people and groups provides a proven effective stratagem for tracking and interrupting an outbreak and preventing further spread.

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Meet the 2012 Social Innovation Fellows: Rachel Brown

Meet the 2012 Social Innovation Fellows: Rachel Brown

PopTech’s renowned Social Innovation Fellows program works with a select group of visionary change agents to provide training, increased visibility and access to a social network that can help them raise their efforts to new heights. We recently announced our Class of 2012 Social Innovation Fellows and we’re excited to share their world-changing work

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Announcing the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012

Announcing the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012

PopTech is delighted to announce the Social Innovation Fellows Class of 2012!The members of this year’s class are addressing major global challenges by connecting health workers, bringing clean water to children, building farmers’ incomes, using unmanned aerial vehicles for remote deliveries of medical supplies, fighting for Internet privacy, and much more. Read more »