Archived Webinar

Grassroots Innovation for Social Change

This webinar will describe how RLabs leveraged the community and innovative approaches to drive social change in local communities in a number of African countries.

This webinar was created in partnership with the Innovation Policy Platform.

Presenter Resources

About the Presenters

Marlon Parker

Marlon Parker is a social entrepreneur and advocate for using Technology for Social Good. His passion for community development has influenced his work and led to being the founder of the Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs) a global movement that has initiated projects in 22 countries that have served more than 5.5 million people. He was listed as one of the 100 World Class South Africans, an alumni of President Obama’s Young African Leaders initiative and honorary faculty member of the International School of Digital Transformation. During 2014 he was also selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Ashoka Fellow and one of the Top Africans in Technology. He was the co-founder of JamiiX that was the backbone to one of the largest mobile chat counseling networks in the world with more than 4 million people being reached since its inception. In 2015, Marlon and RLabs was selected as the LEAD SA National Hero of the Year for their work in equipping and empowering youth.

Target Audience

Innovation policy practitioners and influencers.

Questions Submitted

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- Jul 24, 2022
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Grassroots Innovation for Social Change

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