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Center for Innovation and Development in Society

The Center for Innovation and Development in Society is an international research center dedicated to addressing challenges of emerging technology as related to development, equity, and human well-being. A home for applied and interdisciplinary work, the center reimagines conventional or status-quo development practices in favor of more innovative approaches.

The center harnesses diverse perspective and expertise to transition from models of poverty alleviation to models of shared governance and participation. By developing a network of local and global partners, encouraging applied research and incubators, and generating innovative educational programs, the center advances inclusive and equitable development for all. 

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Social Justice