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Congrats to our students Joy, Asmaa, Kristian and Prof. Bradley at the top of The mPathy Project App Challenge

Group shot of Kristian Walsh, James Bradley, Joy Chiang Liu, and Carol Smolenski for the mPathy Project eventThe mPathy Project, a WebServes’ initiative, announced the winners of its first app challenge at a Challenge Showcase on Nov. 30th at Google-NYC.

All the three finalists are Emerging Media and Computer Science students at Hunter College. Joy Chiang Ling’s prototype will be sponsored for full development and deployment by end-users in the target sectors. The other finalists included Asmaa Abbas (2nd) and Kristian Walsh (3rd).

The Challenge, hosted by ECPAT-USA, prompted participants to design a prototype for a web/mobile app that would be used by the hospitality/tourism/transportation industries to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). ECPAT-USA is a leading anti-trafficking policy organization in the United States working to protect every child’s basic human right to grow up free from the threat of sexual exploitation and trafficking.

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