Article: DOTS The Impact Summit: Entrepreneurs from all over the world gather in Kenya to co-create open source local solutions to global issues

Cities, Innovation, Open Space

DOTS The Impact Summit: Entrepreneurs from all over the world gather in Kenya to co-create open source local solutions to global issues

There is something Vicy Wenzelman can do with ease: cross-pollination. She is the co-founder of the Global Innovation Gathering (GIG), a global network of 190 social and technological innovators from 42 countries. For Vicy, “people from GIG are passionate, they are all burning for what they do, they are hackers, makers, innovators. GIG is family.”

Being part of the GIG family shows her every day that she is not alone in believing in the power of collaboration to enable social transformation: “What GIG mostly does is bringing people together who are trying to solve the same systemic global problems in their local realities, from climate change and poverty, to social and political inequalities.”

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