Connected Nation

What the woman known as the "Mr. Rogers of Zimbabwe" can teach us about digital equity in America

February 19, 2021 Jessica Denson Season 2 Episode 7
Connected Nation
What the woman known as the "Mr. Rogers of Zimbabwe" can teach us about digital equity in America
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Connected Nation
What the woman known as the "Mr. Rogers of Zimbabwe" can teach us about digital equity in America
Feb 19, 2021 Season 2 Episode 7
Jessica Denson

Throughout February, we’re focusing on Black History Month and talking with those in the Black community who are creating positive impact through technology.
 
On this episode,  our guest is Heather Gate, Vice President of Digital Inclusion for Connected Nation. We’ll discuss the definition of digital equity and its impact on communities of colors AND learn about her  connection to Ambuya Mlambo, a revolutionary Zimbabwean children's broadcaster who was known Zimbabwe's "Mr. Rogers."

Related links:
Heather Gate's Twitter - @hgate2
About Ambuya Mlambo  - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambuya_Mlambo

Source of statistics referenced in podcast
John B. Horrigan, Students of Color Caught in the Homework Gap 

Show Notes

Throughout February, we’re focusing on Black History Month and talking with those in the Black community who are creating positive impact through technology.
 
On this episode,  our guest is Heather Gate, Vice President of Digital Inclusion for Connected Nation. We’ll discuss the definition of digital equity and its impact on communities of colors AND learn about her  connection to Ambuya Mlambo, a revolutionary Zimbabwean children's broadcaster who was known Zimbabwe's "Mr. Rogers."

Related links:
Heather Gate's Twitter - @hgate2
About Ambuya Mlambo  - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambuya_Mlambo

Source of statistics referenced in podcast
John B. Horrigan, Students of Color Caught in the Homework Gap