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Carlos Miranda Levy
Works at Civil Innovation Lab
Attended Stanford University
Lives in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Social Entrepreneur
Social Entrepreneurship, Social Media, Lean Startup Certified Expert Consultant, Creativity and Innovation in Education, Social and Technology Models and Strategies, Information and Communications Technology for Human Development, Field Work, Rapid Deployment of Social Action, Rapid Implementation and Coordination of Initiatives.
  • Civil Innovation Lab
    Founder, 2013 - present
    Founder, 1998 - present
    Founder, 1996 - present
    Founder, 1998 - present
  • Relief 2.0
    Global Coordinator, 2010 - present
  • National University of Singapore
    Social Entrepreneur in Residence, 2010 - 2011
  • Procuraduría General de la República
    Innovation and Technology Consultant, 2013 - present
    Responsible for redesign of public oriented processes and internal administrative systems, reducing completion times of tasks from over 2 hours to minutes. Launching an Legal, Judicial and Crime Fighting innovation strategy.
  • 9-1-1
    IT Expert, 2015 - 2016
    Part of expert team tasked with design of IT specs for regional 9-1-1 service, from networks and cabling, to data center, access control and surveillance.
  • TEDxSantoDomingo
    Co-Host, 2009 - present
    Hosting and curating TEDxSantoDomingo many events.
  • TEDxPortauPrince
    Co-host, 2011 - 2014
    Organizing and hosting multiple TEDxPortauPrince events.
    Organizer, 2011 - 2011
    Organizing TEDxKRP at National University of Singapore (at Kent Ridge Park)
  • TEDxEarthquake9.0
    Co-Host, 2011 - 2011
    Organizing multi-sector TEDx events after Japan's earthquake.
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Singapore, Singapore - Palo Alto, California - Santiago, Chile - Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - Tokyo, Japan - New York, NY - Paris, France
"Never Help: Engage, Enable, Empower and Connect".

Social Entrepreneur and Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development professional with over 15 years of field experience on Information Society, Human Development, Innovation, Education, Government, Open Knowledge, Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, Ecology and Disaster Relief and Recovery in Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.

Founder of Multiple Social Start-Ups

  • Civil Innovation Lab, running the last mile in social innovation to deliver social and civil impact from technology. (2013)
  • Relief 2.0, disaster response and recovery initiative with inclusion, dignity and generation of wealth and opportunities in Haiti and Japan. (2010)
  • Markets of Hope (in development), a global marketplace of local products from areas affected by disaster or economically challenged. (2013)
  •, educational portal and community of 2 million teachers and students. (1998)
  •, e-library and community of 1 million literature fans. (1998)
  •, Virtual Latin Cities, early social network with over 3 million active people. (1996)

Acknowledgments and Highlights

  • Named at Forbes as an "established (latino) leader" in Silicon Valley. (2013,
  • Six Emerging Leaders Scholars and Entrepreneurs, New Media Consortium at MIT. (2012,
  • Guest on-board Educator, Peace Boat. (2011,
  • Social Entrepreneur in Residence, National University of Singapore (2010-11).
  • Public ICT Researcher, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (2006,
  • Digital Vision Fellow, Stanford University (2004-05).
  • Awarded the Google Developing World Scholarship (2004).
  • "20 Latin American Leaders of the Internet" (CNN, 2000). (

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Bragging rights
Intense player of open world and strategy video games with a special sweet spot for Red Dead Redemption, BioShock, Divinity II: Ego Draconis, Star Wars: Battlefront II and for Rise of Nations and Glest.
  • Stanford University
Basic Information
February 22, 1971
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  • Folding@Home
  • Horizon Chase - World Tour
  • Assassin's Creed Pirates


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I think that it would actually not be "too hard" to win the prize. Here's how: Have the Artificial Intelligence make a presentation that hig

Launching the Civil Innovation Lab Book Club | Civil Innovation Lab

Starting this week we will be coordinating shared readings, comments, reviews, ideas, etc. on interesting books that inspire us and show the

Civil Innovation Lab

never help: engage, enable, empower and connect (through innovation, technology and entrepreneurship) :p

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Remote Control any computer within seconds as if you were sitting right in front of it and host online meetings and presentations easily ove

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International Workshop on Behavior Design: Innovation, Business and Soci...

An intense and intimate hands-on, action based workshop on product, service and process design with the most advanced methodologies develope

CIV Innovators | Civil Innovation Lab

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Community Workshop for Social Resilience in Jimaní | Civil Innovation Lab

An engaging morning of hands-on strategy definition, experimentation and validation to produce mutually beneficial relationships for stakeho

ZEN PENCILS - 128. BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice

Bill Watterson is the artist and creator of (in my humble opinion) the greatest comic strip of all time, Calvin and Hobbes. I was a bit too

Design Thinking Action Lab

In this experiential course, Stanford lecturer and Epicenter Deputy Director Leticia Britos Cavagnaro and her team will take you on

The Humble Bundle for Android #3: Pay what you want for nine epic games ...

Pay whatever you want to get Anomaly: Warzone Earth, BIT.TRIP BEAT, EDGE, Fieldrunners, Osmos, Uplink, SpaceChem, Spirits, World of Goo, and

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FabLab aims to boost Maine manufacturing |

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