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3D Printing Prosthetics: A conversation with Jon Schull and Jeremy Simon of e-NABLE (January 22, 2015 | 10:00-11:00 am EST)

Want to learn about how 3D printing technologies are being used to promote social good? TechChange will host this free one-hour live conversation on January 22nd at 10:00am EST.To participate, please register here.Once you have registered, you will receive an email about an hour before the event begins with a reminder and link to join. You will…See More
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I am the the Co-Founder and President of TechChange. As President, I oversee all strategy and programming for the organization. I am however most passionate about education and curriculum development. Before launching TechChange with Dominic, I was the Executive Director of the US Association for the University for Peace (UPEACE/US). I am also a visiting professor at the United Nations University for Peace UPEACE), where I teach courses on the role of technology in peacebuilding, development and humanitarian work. I am also the founder of two innovative digital media and conflict transformation programs: DCPEACE and PeaceRooms. In 2009, I was selected as a Global Fellow by the International Youth Foundation and a Washington DC Humanities Council Scholar for my leadership in launching the programs and track record as a young social entrepreneur. I am also an advisor to Ashoka, the US Institute of Peace (USIP) and a number of other leading organizations. I received my B.A. with honors from Swarthmore College and an M.A. in Peace Education from the United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE).
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Costa Rica
New Zealand
Czech Republic
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President, TechChange
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Education, Information and Communication Technology, Social Entreprenuership, Peacebuilding
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Fundraising, Information Technology, Program Design, Training

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New TechChange Animation: Why Is It So Hard to Try New Things in Development?

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

THE FUTURE IS HERE! But why is it so hard to apply technology to development challenges in the field? This video with Laura Walker Hudson of Social Impact Lab explores this question in more depth, with topics including:

  • Getting harried aid workers thinking about new ways of doing things.
  • Making technology work in broader contexts, more sustainably, and aiming for quality outcomes.
  • Managing the transition from "pilotisis" to "scale-up…

Youth unemployment: can mobile technology improve employability? The Guardian

Posted on February 27, 2013 at 11:30am 1 Comment

Check out the article that Linda Raftree and I wrote in the Guardian on Youth unemployment and mobile technology. We would appreciate anyone's thoughts and reactions.

And if this topic interests you, consider signing up for our next online certificate course at TechChange: Mobile Phones for International Development? Registration ends March 4th! …


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At 11:48am on April 19, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Mr. Nickolas,

Its my pleasure to visit your profile in Peace-Network here.

We can be good friend and partner as well in common causes.

Please visit our organization website:

At 7:07pm on September 10, 2009, zoneziwoh said…
many thanks for your marvelous update.
ley me seize this opportunity to inform you about the upcoming world march for peace October 2nd, 2009 - January 2nd 2010

more info:

At 11:49pm on August 28, 2009, Sven Schulte said…
Hello Nick,

I wanted to congratulate you to being awarded the 2009 Global Fellow by the International Youth Foundation!

All the best

At 5:51am on August 18, 2009, Ellal Aklilu said…
Hello, how are you Nick
I am working on a book project to send books to Ethiopian grade schools, high schools, and public universities.As their is a shortage of books and instruction materials in Ethiopia. I am in Philadelphia, would you be able to assist me in this book drive. For more information and if you can help please contact me at , as I do not use this site often.Thanks. Please contact me as I will be in Dc late september
At 12:05pm on May 8, 2009, Bonu Solomon Saanu said…
Hi Nick Martin, nice meeting you, I apply for this programme about 2months ago with all my documents submitted. Up till now i not receiced any information concerning my admission. Do I need to apply again?
Solomon Bonu ( Nigeria )
At 9:52am on April 2, 2009, Zahid Shahab Ahmed said…
Hello mate! It is great to get in touch with as part of this network. i hope all is well with you. Take care, Zahid
At 6:54pm on March 22, 2009, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa M said…
Dear Nick
Please the network lost my account, and I recreated again, I ask to it reason I ask again friendship with you, please allow again to be friends

God bless you

Pastor Samuel
At 7:18pm on February 23, 2009, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa said…
Dear Nick

I would like to greet you and welcome your service in my region

God bless you

Pastor Samuel
At 1:57am on January 3, 2009, Kyi Kyi Seinn said…
hey Nick, nice to see you here, Feliz Ano~ Neuvo!

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