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Katy Digovich

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Alma mater  Princeton University
Education  Princeton University
Name  Katy Digovich
Years active  2008–present
Occupation  Social Entrepreneur

Katy Digovich httpswwwprincetoneduprpwb080616hiv20080
Full Name  Katherine Florence Maria Regina Digovich
Awards  Global Laureate Fellowship
Parents  Carolyn Digovich, Peter Digovich

2013 laureate global fellow katy digovich


Katy Digovich is the founder and Director of Operations of the Botswana based nonprofit Positive Innovation for the Next Generation (PING), a youth led nonprofit that develops mobile health and education tools in collaboration with local government and mentors local youth in basic to advanced IT skills. PING has partnered with Hewlett-Packard in one project to reduce malaria. She is also the founder and CEO of Develo, for-profit arm of PING based in the Silicon Valley that develops mobile applications for emerging markets targeted at telecoms to help them diversify their revenue and provide value-added services to businesses and the end-user as well as the informal market sector.

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Biography

Katy grew up in Palo Alto, California and graduated from Princeton University in 2008. She played on Princeton's women's varsity basketball team, the Tigers.

Awards & Accolades

In October 2013, Digovich received the Global Laureate Fellowship for her involvement with Positive Innovation for the Next Generation. She traveled to São Paulo, Brazil to receive the prestigious award only received by twenty young entrepreneurs worldwide annually.

References

Katy Digovich Wikipedia


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