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Darren Bates

Global Inclusion Strategist

Darren Bates is a lifelong champion of equality, inclusion, and social justice for people with disabilities and other historically marginalized populations. He is an internationally recognized Visionary Leader in Global Inclusion, Smart City Development, and Radical Innovation.

Founder of Darren Bates LLC, Bates recently launched the Smart Cities Library.™ The Smart Cities Library™ is the first online resource for building and refining accessible and inclusive Smart Cities and Digital Societies that ensure no citizen is left behind or excluded.

The Smart Cities Library™  includes breaking news, maturity models, best practices, roadmaps, e-books, and other Smart City solutions highly curated and cataloged from thousands of academic, public, and national libraries and periodicals around the world.