Florence Scialom

Emerging Explorer project makes Buckminster Fuller finalists

FrontlineSMS, a project of 2010 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Ken Banks, has been selected as one of only four Finalists in the Buckminster Fuller Challenge, the prestigious annual design science competition. Named “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award” by Metropolis Magazine, the ...

Nigerians Mobilize for Free and Fair Elections

In today’s installment of the special series Digital Diversity, Florence Scialom shares news of how Nigerian grassroots organizations and agencies have joined together to encourage citizens from communities all over the country to use mobile technology to amplify the ...