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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

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Thu, May 21, 2020

Event recap | Mobilizing industry to encourage multi-sector solutions to global concerns

On May 21, 2020, Daryl Haegley, Yusuf Abdul-Qadir, Melissa Flagg, Lee McKnight, Mary Collins, Lin Wells, and Divya Chander shared their perspectives in a live video discussion titled "Mobilizing industry to encourage multi-sector solutions to address emergent global concerns" and moderated by David Bray, Director of the Atlantic Council's GeoTech Center. The discussion focused on new ways of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and application of multi-sector industry solutions to current and potential future pandemics.

Event Recap by Corina LJ DuBois

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

Corina LJ DuBois is a strategic communications and digital expert senior advisor with experience in diplomacy, military, defense, government, and international audiences—all with different levels of understanding and diverse stakeholder inputs. She is a US Navy veteran, and served as one of the first females on combat ships before graduating from the University of Maryland with a dual degree in Communications/Political Science, and from The George Washington University with a Masters of Political Management. She is a Presidential Management Fellow alumni and member of Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Sigma Lambda.

Corina continues to serve in a divergent sectors, previously acting as the chief of new media for the US State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs, as an advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, and the Department of Energy. Corina has traveled the globe to present, keynote, and train, and has enjoyed experiences working for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service European Headquarters in Naples, Italy and NATO. She has also served in Havana, Cuba, Lagos, Nigeria, and has traveled the globe professionally and personally—fifty-six countries and counting. In addition, Corina served as the Camp David XO for the G8 Summit, as well as the White House Digital Playbook, and has taken on several special projects related to technology, humans, data, and geopolitics on measurable scales to secure our global future.

Corina has served as the People-Centered Internet strategic communications director, as a Singularity University Greater WDC Core Leadership team member, and as a Hu-manity.org Fellow. Corina joined the Atlantic Council GeoTech Center as the senior advisor for coordination and outreach in 2020 with a passion to bring forward the next generation of #ChangeAgents and solutions to complex local and global challenges.