Founded in 2010 by Renée Black and Soudeh Jamshidian, PeaceGeeks is an NGO based in Vancouver, BC. It works with grassroots organizations dedicated to promoting peace, accountability and human rights. It provides the technological, communications and management tools these organizations need to increase their efficiency, maximize their impact and be seen and heard on important issues.
PeaceGeeks empowers its grassroots partners by:
- focusing on opportunities
- collaborating as equal partners
- committing to the partner organization and its mission
- working with patience and empathy
- being open, honest and transparent
- prioritizing open sources technologies
- striving to create opportunities for growth.