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Wed, Jul 1, 2020

We can increase public participation in data and avoid surveillance states: Here is how

The world needs a collective effort to gather and share data to steer society and nations back to full operations, and to provide early indicators and warnings of future pandemics. Current methods for accessing data owned by public and private institutions and private citizens today are not able to guide COVID-19 recovery. The new data access frameworks in this initiative can succeed while strengthening societal welfare, prosperity, and peace around the world.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray, PhD

Civil Society Coronavirus
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Sat, May 16, 2020

We can more rapidly respond to future waves of COVID-19 and pandemics: Here is how

The world needs a global Pandemic Prevention Board focused on building an "Immune System for the Planet", as described in early April by the GeoTech Center by Dr. David Bray and then highlighted in a CNBC article by Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe on why tech companies can -- and should -- build a global quick response system to prevent future pandemics.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray, PhD

Civil Society Coronavirus
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Wed, May 13, 2020

We can strengthen the global food system: Here is how

The world recently has experienced large-scale collapse of bread-basket food sources, multiple areas of humanitarian crises, price spikes causing rapid destabilization of national governments, and, with the COVID-19 pandemic, global food supply chain disruptions and food shortages throughout the world.

GeoTech Cues by David Bray, PhD

Civil Society Coronavirus

Claudia Vaughn Zittle is a program assistant with the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center. In this role, she manages a wide range of projects at the intersection of emerging technologies and dynamic geopolitical landscapes. She also conducts research and provides written analysis for publication on Atlantic Council platforms. 

Originally from the Washington, DC area, Claudia received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Cornell College. She is continuing her education at American University’s School of International Service, where she studies International Relations with a concentration in US Foreign Policy and National Security.