Web 2.0 in the Former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Caucasus

Event Date: 

Friday, November 17, 2006 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

  • CTL Trailer 932

Katy Pearce

Katy Pearce a graduate student in Communication speaks about her experiences in the Former Soviet regions of Central Asia and the Caucasus with respect to technology and internet use. Katy discusses her work with both School Connectivity Programs in Armenia and Azerbaijan, funded by the U.S. State Department to build telecom infrastructure, provide internet access to secondary schools and train school communities as well as regional grass-roots blogging and podcasting projects. Katy also discusses future research opportunities.