Yesterday was one of the worst storms in Washington DC downing trees (and power lines) across our nation’s capital. Driving into the office I noticed the opposite lane was blocked in two places. In one instant there were 20+ people out of their cars working to clear the road. In the other there was a series of cars making U-Turns leaving the issue to someone else.
This leads me to consider how we can make a positive impact as a group. Only by coming together and acting collaboratively can we change the world. So, the question is just how do we do that? How does an individual gather a team to create a movement?
Microsoft has some great tools focused around disaster relief if you’re already an NGO:
If you’re a student thinking about how to make some waves take a look at our Imagine Cup competition which gives you a crack at solving the world’s toughest problems with technology (with cash prizes!):