This blog shares news, ideas, and stories about PeaceTech, an initiative of the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement.

The time to act is now

Men pose with robot for Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

We missed talking with Branka Marijan from Project Ploughshares in my Engineering and Peace class last week, but you can see her thoughts on emerging technologies of warfare in this recent blog post on “New Technologies and Conflict Escalation”.

Peace Week 2019 is here!

Catalyzing Collaboration

Kris Braun, VP of Engineering at Bonfire, was a guest speaker in my Engineering and Peace class last week, and shared the inspiring story of how they hired a Syrian refugee named Mohammed Hakmi through a new program called Talent Beyond Borders. You can watch the video of Kris’s talk at Communitech’s True North conference last summer here.