Bangladesh’s Infoladies

Mahfuza Akhter, 24, an Infolady, sets up a Skype session so Abdul Kashem can show off a newborn calf to his son in Saudi Arabia. (Source: Businessweek)

Mahfuza Akhter, 24, an Infolady, sets up a Skype session so Abdul Kashem can show off a newborn calf to his son in Saudi Arabia. (Source: Businessweek)

Young women bringing digital technology to rural Bangladesh. Using the humble bicycle. A story about empowerment, about efforts to bridge the digital divide, and, more importantly, about connecting people. The story about the Infoladies of Bangladesh.

Source for the photo: Businessweek

 

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    • Glad you liked it. With all the idealism I have stuffed in me, I am a bit of a tech evangelist who has immense faith in the power of technology to bring people together and for social change. Every example I see of this, like this one, just makes me smile. Its a small step, but a step forward.

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