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#HuCo2019
Vienna
29/03/2019
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Van Greunen



Darelle Van Greunen

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Director, NMMU Center for Community Technologies

Panellist
Tech for Good - Or Not ?

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Darelle Van Greunen is currently a Professor of Information Technology and the Director of the Centre for Community Technologies at the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  She holds a PhD Computer Science (UNISA) and was awarded an Honorary Professorship at Amity University (India) for her contribution in using ICT as a means to address societal challenges not only in South Africa, but for low income countries globally.  She serves on a number of boards related to the field of Information Communication Technology, both nationally and internationally.  Her areas of expertise include but is not limited to using innovative technologies utilizing the Fourth Industrial Revolution as an opportunity to address societal challenges related to education, healthcare and social innovation and entrepreneurship.  To this end, she is  also the Principal Investigator on a number of international research projects that aim to use innovations to address these societal challenges.