Heather Leson and Paola Yela from the IFRC

Humanitarian AI Today

Jul 12 2022 • 50 mins


Heather Leson, Digital Innovation Lead with the Solferino Academy of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Jenny Paola Yela, Information Management and Data Science Officer with the IFRC speak with Theodora Gazi, a Lawyer with a PhD in Refugee Law currently with ActionAid. Heather Leson and Paola Yela discuss the Solferino Academy’s Data Playbook initiative, the IFRC’s Digital Transformation Strategy and how their teams are working with national societies to support digital transformation and crisis response. Heather and Paola also provide important feedback from national societies on digital innovation and share their thoughts on humanitarian applications of artificial intelligence.