portrait of Neha Thakkar
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The “SDG Accelerator #PolicyHack” is a hackathon that will focus specifically on one Sustainable Development Goal: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The event will bring together people of diverse backgrounds including executive directors, students, entrepreneurs, diplomats, politicians, representatives of international organizations, academic institutions, think... Read More

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How governments are partnering with Waze to share data and reduce traffic. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern seaboard and left damage and chaos in its wake. The response plan of the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) included delivering fuel to lessen the widespread gas shortages, but they had no easy way to determine which gas stations still had power or where... Read More

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Each day, throughout the world, public officials and practitioners face the daunting task of creating solutions to society's most pressing problems, as they strive to improve the lives of their citizens. These dedicated public servants are under pressure to do more with increasingly limited resources, and to be more effective and efficient. Repeatedly, history has shown that continuing to... Read More