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Together at RightsCon Tunis, our first summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa, more than 2500 expert practitioners will come together across over 400 sessions to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights.

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Wednesday, June 12 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
From Failure to Hockeystick Growth - Human Centered Design and Lean Start-Up to Scale Social Impact

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We will discuss the role of human centered design and lean start up in successful development and scaling of digital technologies. We will hear from social entrepreneurs engaging in best practices for innovation to accelerate the impact and scale of solutions to the world’s most intractable challenges. We will also hear from the leaders using human centered design to design solutions to reach the SDGs. We will hear from lean start-ups in the social good space and hear about origin stories and how products went from failure to iteration to finally success.


Shabnam Mojtahedi

I am a lawyer focused on rule of law and human rights in the MENA region. At Benetech, I am leading efforts to apply artificial intelligence to help civil society organizations pursue justice and accountability in Syria and beyond.

Georgia Bullen

Executive Director, Simply Secure

Wednesday June 12, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm BST
Celtic (Palais)