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Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , FEMA , Department of Energy , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT

What is a Presidential Innovation Fellow?

Over the past two years, 61 talented and diverse individuals from the private sector teamed up with federal agencies to develop solutions to some of the nation's toughest challenges. Watch the video to learn more about the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.

Tags: Presidential Innovation Fellows , Lena Trudeau , Adam Dole , Jacqueline Kazil , GSA , Shefali Kapadia , workforce

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:00am EDT