Chad Orzel on Film Annex's initiative for Digital Literacy and Education in Developing Countries

Uploaded on Thursday 15 May 2014

DESCRIPTION

At the Film Annex Studios in New York City, Fereshteh Forough interviews Chad Orzel who is a physicist, professor, blogger and author. She met Chad at the Ted Talk event in NYC where they were both speakers. She asks him what he thinks about the importance Digital Literacy in developing countries like Afghanistan, a mission that Film Annex and Women's Annex embraced two years ago and allowed 50,000 students to access Internet in the city of Heart, West Afghanistan. They also talk about empowering the youth by offering them a platform to share their thoughts using social and digital media technology and other tools like the digital payment system "Bitcoin".

DETAILS

Language: English

Country: United States


Related Movies

Afghan Girls Working on Social Media,…
Educator, Traveler and Blogger - Giacomo…
Hamid Arsalan, an Afghan Analyst and…
Hamid Arsalan, an Afghan Analyst and…
Opening of Fateh High School, Herat,…
Opening of Film Annex Internet Classroom…
Building Schools in Afghanistan - Amir…
Building Schools in Afghanistan - Construction…
Afghanistan Women Education - Film…
Building Schools in Afghanistan - Baghnazargah…