Bridging Borders: Tech That Creates Safe Havens for Refugees

Mar 10, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

When disaster strikes globally, governments alone don’t always have the resources to act quickly. Hear how one tech company answered the call when Ukraine was attacked, mobilizing its engineering and platform teams in just six weeks to create a tool - Welcome Connect - to help Ukrainian people seeking refuge from the war by finding them homes with American families. Learn firsthand from an American sponsor family, as well as the organizations that worked on the project, what it takes for companies to collaborate with each other and government to create a quick and effective response.

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