Kavita Kapoor is a technologist who builds Technology for Good (Digital Public Goods) with a focus on child rights, volunteering and education.
Her current portfolio covers, Founding Member and Strategy Director of the Federations of Humanitarian Technologists, Chief Learning Officer for the think tank Open UK, Trustee of South East River Trust, Founder of a grassroots LGBTQ+ sports club and mentor at the WISE Edinburgh Centre for Robotics.
Kavita trained as a coder and software architect for organisations as diverse as the BBC, Channel 4 Television and ICL Fujitsu and product manager with London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Going on to lead organisations globally she has held positions as CEO of What'sMySize, Regional Digital Operational Director working in Singapore and India and COO of the Micro:bit Educational Foundation home of the BBC micro:bit.
Her award-winning work includes a BAFTA for Channel 4, Luvvies for London 2012 and MIT IIC for the BBC micro:bit.
July 23rd, 2021 | 36 mins 45 secs
Kavita Kapoor joins us for a chat about the Federation of Humanitarian Technologists, which she cofounded with previous guest Mike Nolan, as well as how to teach open source, and how to live your mission and values!