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Erin Connor

Senior Manager, Cisco Crisis Response

Cisco Corporate Affairs & Cisco Foundation

Erin leads Cisco's Crisis Response team, which provides technical assistance and cash and product grants to nonprofit organizations leveraging technology to increase access to food, water, shelter and disaster relief for vulnerable populations.

Articles

KoboToolbox: Transforming humanitarian work through voice capture and translation

The creators of KoboToolbox are developing a new audio recording and translation technology, helping humanitarians better collect data.

Using technology to better support conflict-affected families in Nigeria

Cisco's partnership with Mercy Corps allowed the nonprofit to test and invest in innovative technologies to deepen their impact.

Three things we have learned about homelessness

In honor of Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week in the United States, here are 3 things we learned from Cisco's partnership with Destination: Home.

Cisco Crisis Response: Re-imagining humanitarian communications and connectivity to optimize social impact

We are redoubling our efforts to respond to both local and global crises by establishing a new team - Cisco Crisis Response.  

Simprints: Using touchless biometrics to facilitate access to healthcare

Cisco first began supporting Simprints in 2018 to help customize and test mobile camera-based biometrics using facial recognition. Learn more about our partnership.

A social good data platform transforming global COVID response through citizen engagement

For countless people around the world, Ushahidi’s open source data platform has been a lifeline during the global response to COVID. Learn more.

Mercy Corps reports on year three of Technology for Impact partnership with Cisco

Technology for Impact is a 5-year collaboration between Mercy Corps and Cisco to unlock new possibilities and reach more people through technology.