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Workshop: Listening to the Crowd - Panelist Bios & Photos

Listening to the Crowd

Anahi Ayala Iacucci - Internews

Anahi Ayala Iacucci is Internews Media Innovation Advisor for the Africa Region, Health and Humanitarian Media, covering Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Somalia, Republic of South Sudan and Haiti. Anahi has consulted for NGOs and international organizations on the use of the ICT4D, new technologies and crisis mapping, and namely UN OCHA Iraq Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit, Alliance GuineaFreedom House, the World BankUshahidi Inc., NDI and The Popular Engagement Policy Lab. Anahi is currently Crowdsourcing and Information Specialists for the World Bank and Expert Advisor on Mobile Technology for The Popular Engagement Policy Lab. Anahi is also the Co-Founder of the Standby Task Force, and a member of the International Network of Crisis Mappers. Anahi is the author of the official Ushahidi Guide and co-author of several articles and publications on PLoS Medicine and ACSM Bulletin on Crisis Mapping and Disaster response and Crowdsourcing. Anahi has been recently named by the Diplomatic Courier to the 2012 99 Under 33 list, as one of the 99 under 33 most influential foreign policy leader in the Innovators Category. 

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