Hacking the Refugee Crisis

In a makeshift studio in east London’s Shoreditch neighborhood (known as Tech City here), tech entrepreneurs gathered in person and by video link from all over the world to talk about projects that would provide skills, jobs and opportunities for refugees. The event was sponsored by Techfugees, a nonprofit created to coordinate the tech community’s response to the refugee crisis, and timed to run a day before the donor conference, where Techfugees was invited to make a submission. (Alexander Asseily, the British-Lebanese founder of the wearable-tech company Jawbone, represented Techfugees at the conference.)

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