On Feb. 16, 2011, social innovators, technologists, entrepreneurs and philanthropists gathered at the Ford Foundation to take on the greatest challenge of our time: How to create an innovative and equitable digital future.

 

From Tim Berners-Lee to Arianna Huffington, Spike Lee and Juliana Rotich, highlights of the Wired for Change conference. Scroll down for more videos from the event.

 

About the Event


Welcome

Luis Ubiñas President, Ford Foundation


Will Technology's Arc Bend Toward Justice?

Omar Wasow (Moderator) Co-founder and Strategic Adviser, BlackPlanet.com
Ben Jealous President and CEO, NAACP
Robin Chase Founder, Zipcar
Yvette Alberdingk Thijm Executive Director, WITNESS
Tim Berners-Lee Inventor, World Wide Web


A Special Address from President Clinton

President Bill Clinton Founder, William J. Clinton Foundation


Dispatches From the Wired World: Technology for Social Good

John Palfrey (Moderator) Henry N. Ess Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, Harvard Law School
James Rucker Co-founder and Executive Director, ColorOfChange.org
Juliana Rotich Co-founder, Ushahidi
John Maeda President, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Jake Shapiro Founding CEO, Public Radio Exchange (PRX)


May the Best Band Win

Ira Glass (Moderator) Host and Creator, NPR's "This American Life"
Damian Kulash Lead Singer and Guitarist, OK Go
John Hodgman


Whose Internet Is It Anyway?

Michel Martin (Moderator) Award-Winning Journalist and Host, NPR's "Tell Me More"
Spike Lee Writer, director, actor, producer and author
Arianna Huffington Co-founder and Editor-in-chief, The Huffington Post
Anthony Romero Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union


Hacking Our Way Back to Democracy

Ethan Zuckerman (Moderator) Senior Researcher, Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Brett Solomon Co-founder and Executive Director, Access
Solana Larsen Managing Editor, Global Voices Online
John Palfrey Henry N. Ess Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources, Harvard Law School
Duy Hoang Spokesman, Viet Tan


Navigating the Global Marketplace Online

Walt Mossberg Author and Creator, The Wall Street Journal's "Personal Technology" column
Susan Crawford Professor, Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Fred Wilson Venture Capitalist and Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures
Elana Berkowitz
Yochai Benkler Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies and Co-Director,
Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society


Are We Wired for Change?

Stephanie Strom (Moderator) National Correspondent, The New York Times
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Luis Ubiñas President, Ford Foundation
Alfred Spector


Closing Remarks

Luis Ubiñas President, Ford Foundation

 

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