Call on Governments to ensure that PwD are not left behind in COVID-19 Vaccinations
Call on Governments to ensure that PwD are not left behind in COVID-19 Vaccinations

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health emergency that demands a global response. Viruses do not respect borders. A well-coordinated global approach to the development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines based on the solidarity of all nations and peoples is the most effective, sustainable, and moral response to the crisis the world is facing. Unfair distribution of vaccines undermines the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Globally, more than 1 billion people — roughly 15 percent of the world’s population live with some form of disability, they may be at particular risk of serious illness or death from COVID-19…

Huawei RURALSTAR: An innovation for improving the economics of rural connectivity in Africa
Huawei RURALSTAR: An innovation for improving the economics of rural connectivity in Africa

Huawei has been committed to “Bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world”. It is a leading global provider of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains — telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services.

Prison reform, inmates with disabilities, covid-19, and safety for all
Prison reform, inmates with disabilities, covid-19, and safety for all

“Americans are punitive by nature. However, we are also compassionate, and equality is built into our foundation. So, it is not surprising that incarcerating certain groups of individuals has caused a heated debate about whether our practices are just, effective, and humane”.

Sadly, the United States is #1 when it comes to incarcerating our citizens. Plus, we incarcerate a much higher number of diverse people in our prisons including persons with disabilities, economically challenged individuals, and persons of color. Sadly, this high rate of imprisonment of our population has chilling and negative long lasting impacts on individuals, families, and society…

Inclusion And Ethics In Artificial Intelligence
Inclusion And Ethics In Artificial Intelligence

The technological revolution is transforming our lives at breakneck speed, dramatically altering the ways in which we work, learn, and even live together. Alongside the increasingly sophisticated use of big data, AI is undergoing exponential growth and finding new applications in an ever-increasing number of sectors, including security, the environment, research and education, health, culture, and trade.

AI can be a fantastic opportunity to achieve the goals set by the 2030 Agenda, but that means addressing the ethical issues it presents, without further delay. An opportunity, because its applications can help us to advance more rapidly towards the achievement of…

We are in the golden age of innovations, an era in which digital technology is transforming the underpinnings of human existence, transforming lives within the community of disability and the elderly.

Over the past 30 years, the semiconductor industry has been at the heart of technological advances that have generated enormous benefits for the US economy, US defense capabilities, and consumers and enterprises around the world. It has also created benefits for China, whose technology industry has been able to use foreign semiconductor components to develop increasingly competitive electronic devices that are gaining share in global markets. …

Debra Ruh

#CEO @RuhGlobal #Disability #Inclusion #WomenInTech #TechForGood | Host HumanPotential@Work #Podcast & Award Winning @AXSChat | @StateDept #Speaker | @ILO #GBDN

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