Communicating with the Next Four Billion

Track: Sponsored Session | SS10B |
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:15am – 12:00pm
Held in: Jujama 2
Ibrahim El-Yakub - CLEAR Global / Translators without Borders 
Stella Hodkin Paris - CLEAR Global / Translators without Borders
SPONSORED BY: Translators without Borders

The demand for Translators without Border’s (TWB’s) work has grown enormously in recent years. We have made inroads in changing the way the aid sector thinks about effective communication, and listening to them, have expanded the services we offer. And there is still so much more we need to do. Big tech often talks about the next billion; we need to talk about the next four billion people. These are the people on the planet who do not have a voice. We need to find ways to scale to meet this demand. In this presentation, we will describe how we will combine the power of the TWB community with state-of-the-art language technology to exponentially increase the impact of our work and ensure that everyone has the right to access information and be heard.