Will Reed, Technology for All, speaking on Digital Inclusion

TEDx Houston 2011
Approximately 18 minutes


 Will Reed serves as the President and CEO of Technology For All (TFA), an organization he helped found in October 1997. With TFA, Dr. Reed has focused on digital inclusion projects in Houston and beyond that empower low-income and under-resourced communities through the tools of technology. He currently serves as the Co-Principal Investigator on three National Science Foundation grants with Rice University for the TFA-Wireless project, which serves over 4,000 users in the Pecan Park neighborhood in Houston's East End. He also serves as the Managing Director of the Texas Connects Coalition, a collaborative project for which TFA recently received a $9.6 million Department of Commerce grant to develop 70 new and improved public computer center sites in low-income neighborhoods across Houston and Texas. Dr. Reed is the author of several journal articles on community technology as well as other subjects and also writes an occasional blog entry.

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