How is data collection helping with social innovation?


Ann Mei Chang (Author & former USAID Chief Innovation Officer)

Ann Mei Chang talks about how technology and the ability to easily collect data even in far flung rural areas is impacting social innovation. According to Chang, AI, Big Data, and Block data are all exciting but for organizations in the social good sector, it is all about data collection.



About Author

Ann Mei Chang

Author & former USAID Chief Innovation Officer

Ann Mei Chang is a leading expert on social innovation the author of Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good (Wiley, Oct 2018). Previously, she served as the Chief Innovation Officer at both USAID and Mercy Corps. Prior to her pivot to social good, Ann Mei was a seasoned Silicon Valley executive, with more than 20 years’ experience at such leading companies as Google, Apple, and Intuit, as well as a number of startups.

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Vaishali Jain

Vaishali Jain

Sarder TV Journalist, and Former Bloomberg TV Journalist

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