Monday, May 15 • 14:15 - 14:55
Leveraging technology for global reading LIMITED

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Worldreader is a global nonprofit that believes everyone can be a reader. The nonprofit provides children, students, and their families free access to its vast digital library via e-readers and mobile phones. Since 2010, over 5 million people across 50 countries have read from a digital library of over 40,000 local and international e-books on Worldreader platforms. Worldreader works with device manufacturers, local and international publishers, government agencies, education officials, and local communities to support readers everywhere. With Read to Kids program in India, Worldreader is broadening its reach beyond Africa to India and beyond reading in schools and libraries to reading in homes. This presentation will focus on Worldreader's global contributions to free digital reading and then share recent successes of their innovative Read to Kids in India. This program in South Delhi reaches 200,000 households and drives a fundamental behavior change of reaching parents and caregivers through mobile and supporting them to read to children.

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Bhanu Potta

Executive Advisor & India Board Member, Worldreader
As the Global Executive Member and India Board Director at Worldreader, Bhanu provides strategic direction to Worldreader’s global portfolio of digital reading product and leads the buildup of India Organization. Worldreader is a global non-profit on a mission to get digital books... Read More →

Monday May 15, 2017 14:15 - 14:55 IST

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