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Corina DuBois, Author regarding a video discussion with Vint Cerf, Sue Gordon, Melissa Flagg, Terry Halvorsen, Plamen Russev, and David Bray on the role of Data Trusts in the global response to and recovery from COVID-19.

To build a better world, we need education plus empathy that leads to engagement.

On April 22, 2020 – Vint Cerf, Sue Gordon, Melissa Flagg, Terry Halvorsen shared perspectives on “Pandemic geopolitics and recovery post-COVID” as part of a live video discussion moderated by David Bray, PhD, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center Director on the role of tech, data, and leadership in the global response to and recovery from COVID-19.

This 1-hour live discussion included what tech innovators and world leaders can do regarding the long-term global recovery – with great insights from this august panel of experts that both amplify and inform the mission of the GeoTech Center amid this period of global turbulence.

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Be Benevolent,
Be Bold, and
Be Brave in our challenging times. 

We all can lead. Positive “change agents” — individuals willing to work across sectors and nations to help illuminate better ways through the shared turbulence we are experiencing — are needed now more than ever. We hope you’ll join the good fight against the COVID-19 disruptions alongside us.

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