BY STAFF REPORT
Digital Divide Data, the social enterprise that provides disadvantaged youth in Asia and Africa with the education and training they need to offer IT services to global clients, has been given this year’s 3S award from Global Sourcing Council.
3S award is given out to companies in recognition of their exceptional achievements in sustainable and socially responsible sourcing.
“Being recognized with the 3S award will enable Digital Divide Data to create this opportunity for thousands more young men and women–and help us inspire others to use the Impact Sourcing model to build bridges to opportunity in the global economy for hundreds of thousands more,” reacted Michael Chertok, Co-founder of Digital Divide Data.
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One of the hottest conference brands in the global outsourcing industry – Nearshore Nexus combines passion and purpose into one, high-powered package.
More like a big bang than a quiet rumble, the Nearshore Nexus 2012 show last week seem to fall right in line with the electricity of Times Square, New York City. The conference, only in its second year of production, got off to a rousing start with the former President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe – and in the opinion of countless attendees – never seemed to lose a beat until we closed the main session and joined together for the “After Dark” reception. The day was studded with important moments – here are just a few that we wanted to make note of:
Nearshore Nexus – the ‘home conference’ for the thriving Latin America BPO and IT industry – created a huge splash last week in New York City. Capturing the passion and energy of over 200 executive attendees, twenty sponsors and attendees from 15 countries in the region is a tall order – but our photographer managed to distill the full-day program into this colorful pictorial.. [Gallery not found]
In what is shaping up to be one of the more historic moments in Latin America outsourcing, Nearshore Nexus (April 19 in New York City) will feature a dialogue between the former President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe and Senior Latin America Affairs Correspondent for CNN, Rafael Romo.
Romo will facilitate a dialogue with Uribe during the morning Keynote portion of the Nexus program. The discussion will focus on the current economic attractiveness of Latin America; an examination of the conditions necessary to drive services exports; and analysis of how to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurialism within the region.
Uribe is, without question, one of the most knowledgeable political leaders in fully grasping the wide range of economic benefits driven from business process outsourcing. In a briefing with Nearshore Americas last week, Uribe cited the work he performed in collaboration with his …
The most exclusive outsourcing event of the year comes to New York City, April 19. Buy-side executives (including vendor management, IT, BPO, site selection and software leaders) are invited to attend.
New Axis of Outsourcing Takes Center Stage at Nearshore Nexus 2011
A big part of our mission at Nearshore Americas is to bring offshore/nearshore buyers, sellers and influencers together in the right, executive-level forum to interact and build partnerships. It’s not just a slogan – we have built our whole business around this one key objective.
That’s why we couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the launch of the first ever executive-level Nearshore outsourcing event – called Nearshore Nexus – coming April 26, 2011 to New York City. (*more on the location below.)