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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
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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.
Employment
  • Civil Innovation Lab
    Founder, 2013 - present
  • BibliotecasVirtuales.com
    Founder, 1998 - present
  • CIVILA.com
    Founder, 1996 - present
  • Educar.org
    Founder, 1998 - present
  • Relief 2.0
    Global Coordinator, 2010 - present
  • National University of Singapore
    Social Entrepreneur in Residence, 2010 - 2011
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Singapore, Singapore - Palo Alto, California - Santiago, Chile - Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - Tokyo, Japan
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"Never Help: Engage, Enable, Empower and Connect".
Introduction

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)
  • Educar.org, educational portal and community of 2 million teachers and students. (1998)
  • BibliotecasVirtuales.com, e-library and community of 1 million literature fans. (1998)
  • CIVILA.com, 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, go.socinfo.com/forbes)
  • Six Emerging Leaders Scholars and Entrepreneurs, New Media Consortium at MIT. (2012, go.relief20.com/mit-video)
  • Guest on-board Educator, Peace Boat. (2011, go.relief20.com/peaceboat
  • Social Entrepreneur in Residence, National University of Singapore (2010-11).
  • Public ICT Researcher, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (2006, go.socinfo.com/eclac)
  • Digital Vision Fellow, Stanford University (2004-05).
  • Awarded the Google Developing World Scholarship (2004).
  • "20 Latin American Leaders of the Internet" (CNN, 2000). (go.socinfo.com/cnn20)

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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.
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  • Stanford University
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For Students, Why the Question is More Important Than the Answer #edchat #inquiry #questioning http://ow.ly/vWf4V
In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often ask questions of their students to gauge comprehension, but it's a passive model that relies on students to absorb information they need to reproduce on tests. What would happen if the roles were flipped and students asked the questions?
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