Nick Martin

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Who is Nick Martin?

Nicholas Carl Martin is an American technologist, entrepreneur, and educator best known for founding the international organization TechChange: the Institute for Technology and Social Change.

Martin has delivered a number of speeches at the United Nations, The US State Department, and USAID on the role of technology for international development, online learning & capacity building and m-learning. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Guardian, The Economist, and more.

Nick is a Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellow and an International Youth Foundation Global Fellow. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in English Literature and Education and from The University for Peace with a masters in Peace Education.

Prior to founding TechChange, Martin started an award-winning conflict resolution and technology program for DC elementary schools called DCPEACE.

As of November 2013, Nick is also an adjunct faculty member at George Washington University.

He is the son of William Flynn Martin, Former US Deputy Secretary of Energy.

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on July 23, 2013


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