Reach The Rest: An Open Source Journey

Humanitarian tech projects are a great way to find fulfillment beyond your day job.

Learn about humanitarian software projects of many kinds and see what's possible--what you never even considered. Journey into technology with a human touch with examples from WorldVax.org, an open source initiative designed to reach vulnerable children around the world with vital vaccines.

You'll hear valuable perspectives, lessons learned the hard way, along with true confessions of the setbacks, challenges, and significance that a humanitarian project can bring. Whether you're already building open source software or not, you'll leave ready for the next opportunity that's right around the corner.

We'll take a look at several kinds of projects, including:

Disaster relief applications Water and environmental efforts Medical aid projects

Challenges covered include:

  • Getting Started
  • Staying Engaged
  • Sustainability