FORA.tv Speaker - Neil Hendrick
Neil Hendrick is a Mobile Technology Specialist at the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley. Hendrick has worked with technology for Human Rights and International Development since 2001 when he co-founded Communication Integration, a non-profit dedicated to providing computers for education in developing countries. Working with the NGO Companeros en Solidaridad, he helped to set up a series of computer labs in rural schools near Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
As an HRC research assistant in Uganda, he fielded the proof-of-concept to use mobile technology for social sciences, adapting paper-based surveys to PDAs and testing them researching transitional justice issues. As an HRC Fellow, he worked at the International Criminal Court in the Hague providing database development. He is currently working to develop an easy-to-use, open source, mobile data collection system.
04.26.11 | 01:22:07 min
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