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[Research] Big Data Drives Boom For Microwork and Impact Sourcing

A recent study released by development consulting firm Banyan Global sheds light on Microwork and Impact Sourcing highlighting the different sides of the industry by looking at what clients want out of service providers and how to ensure that workers are being offered steady work with future opportunity. Microwork is a series of small tasks [...]

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Why I Care About Self-Learning, and You Should Too

I wholeheartedly believe in the power of self-learning. This conviction comes from a very personal place. When my daughter was in grade two, I wasn’t happy with the math curriculum at her school. At that time, I was traveling a lot for work and, though I may have wanted to, I could not direct the [...]

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Forbes India: “Solving for India”

iMerit was named one of the five startups tackling social problems in India. Take a peak at what Forbes India had to say below, and read the whole article here. Ask any Nasscom company if they’d hire an underprivileged person, the answer is likely to be “well, they don’t have engineering degrees” or even a [...]

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Today: Biggest Tech for Development Conference

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a key goal for reaching the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and empowering communities around the world. Starting today, leaders from tech, private industry, government and the development sector are going together to explore ways to harness cutting-edge information technology to help the world's most marginalized communities at the [...]

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Meet the Data Experts: In Conversation

Last week, we introduced four of iMerit Metiabruz's data experts. This week, we delve deeper in to their stories, and get a glimpse of iMerit from their eyes. How did you first become interested in iMerit? Rukhsar: I would always notice how happy my cousin was after a shift working at iMerit, so I thought to [...]

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Meet the Data Experts

  iMerit’s Metiabruz center has no shortage of drive n and talented young women redefining the role of women in their community, and blazing a trail as iMerit's resident data experts. Four of these women take part in the Advanced Leadership Communication Training, led by Senior Communications Trainer Anita Chakrabarti. These four women – clockwise [...]

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Unleashing the Power of ICTs

The effects the Internet and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have had and can continue to have on the world are undoubtedly huge. A decade ago, a diverse group of stakeholders came together at the UN Conference, “World Summit on the Information Society” (WSIS) to discuss just how Internet and ICTs could change our world. [...]

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Driving Global Development Through Social Responsibility

via Devex Impact iMerit's dedication to connecting marginalized youth and women with global digital employment opportunities was featured in Devex Impact. iMerit is part of a growing movement in companies and organizations seeking to direct what is a $300 billion outsourcing industry towards people in developing countries seeking skills and employment opportunities. "Socially responsible outsourcing," [...]

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UNHCR Livelihoods Partners with Anudip and iMerit

12 July 2014 In the last 35 years, refugees from around the world have moved to India for ensured security. The current 24,000 refugees under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’s (UNHCR) purview are primarily from Afghanistan, Burma, and Somalia. They overwhelmingly want to establish themselves in India through steady, modern jobs. Now, the [...]

July 12th, 2014|Tags: , |
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