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Myanmar Goes Mobile, with UW’s Help

March 22, 2016

In January 2016, Jackson School faculty Mary Callahan (back row, left) and Sara Curran (back row, center) helped develop and presented at Myanmar's first-ever Information Symposium that brought together all sectors of Myanmar civil and government society to consider opportunities, challenges and protocols on digital information use and access.

Jackson School Professors Mary Callahan and Sara Curran, along with Chris Coward, director of the Technology & Social Change Group in the Information School, are leading a digital, information and data literacy movement in Myanmar, in collaboration with USAID, Microsoft, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

In this article about the UW’s Information Strategies for Societies in Transition Initiative in Myanmar, the University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences showcases Jackson School input and impact in the country’s digital revolution.

 

 

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