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Rodrigo Baggio is Founder and President of the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI), an organization that transforms lives and strengthens low-income communities by empowering people with information and communication technology in 15 countries, impacting over 1,6 million people. Winner of the Entrepreneur for the World Award in 2014 (World Entrepreneurship Forum), Rodrigo and CDI have won more than 60 awards from organizations including UNICEF, UNESCO, the Technology Museum, Time, Fortune, CNN and the World Economic Forum. Rodrigo is also Senior VP of Ashoka, organization leader in Social Entrepreneurship and is also recognized by Ashoka, Avina, Skoll and Schwabb Foundations, the 4 main organizations which support Social
Entrepreneurship. He holds the honorary title of Doctor in Humane Letters from the School of Computer Science of DePaul University.