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Renee Black

Renee is the founder of Vancouver-based PeaceGeeks, which connects skilled volunteers working in technology and communications to non-profit organizations working on peace, accountability and human rights. She previously worked as a Business Analyst and Project Manager on technology projects with with Intrawest and xWave, and as a Policy Analyst on Peace & Security issues with UN Women and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders.

Hacktivists to the rescue: Random Hacks of Kindness

Hackers in Vancouver are coming together for the common good on November 30. Will you be there?