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Marlon Parker

Social entrepreneur and advocate of using technology for social good. Passion for community development has influenced work and led to being Founder, Reconstructed Living Lab (RLabs) a global movement with activities in 23 countries. Alumnus, President Obama's Young African Leaders initiative. Listed as one of the 100 World Class South Africans (2013); Honorary Faculty Member, International School of Digital Transformation. Expertise: inclusive business, mobile and Internet technology, innovation spaces, design thinking, education, economic empowerment, hope economy, social entrepreneurship.

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Hybrid Social Enterprise
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Africa, South Africa


Reconstructed Living Labs (RLabs) creates an environment where people are empowered to make a difference in the lives of others. It also provides training, support, investment and incubation for social innovators. At the heart of what it does is building HOPE economies for marginalized communities. The RLabs movement currently has activities in 22 countries.


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