One upcoming challenge is to address the endemic inequalities and social exclusion worsened by rapid urbanization. What are the best examples of inclusive cities? How can we ensure local governments have the capacity to respond to the needs of vulnerable communities? Can technology help eradicate exclusion of the marginalized? Can cities become laboratories for change?
Tunji John Asaolu, Chairperson, Committee on Social Affairs and Health, African Union ECOSOCC
Eyal Feder, Chief Executive Officer, ZenCity
Archana Vemulapalli, Chief Technology Officer, Washington DC
Roshaan Wolusmal, Mayor, Kandahar
Moderated By: Vatsal Bhatt, Director of Cities and Neighborhood Developments, U.S. Green Building Council
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