Chad Orzel on Film Annex's initiative for Digital Literacy and Education in Developing Countries
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".
Year of Production: 2013
Country: United States