Recovers.org Wins Big at MIT IDEAS Competition

MIT IDEAS Global Challenge

Team Recovers.org won one of two $10,000 grants at the MIT IDEAS Competition last Thursday.
Read a feature here: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/ideas-competition-0504.html

After a tornado hit their Massachusetts home in June 2011, sisters Morgan and Caitria O’Neill — an MIT graduate student in atmospheric physics and a recent Harvard College graduate, respectively — founded recovers.org, a web-based platform for disaster organization that includes software for collecting donations and connecting aid organizers in different areas. They saw firsthand the “serious endemic problems to disaster relief,” Morgan O’Neill said, realizing, “There are really easy technologies we can apply to this.”

 

 

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