• 25th-26th October, 2017
  • Station F, Paris

Techfugees Global Summit Speakers

Mayel de Borniol

Independent volunteer

Mayel is the go-to technical volunteer for many grassroots solidarity organisations in Greece. Aside from GetAcross, an app he created to help refugees freely communicate across language barriers, Mayel has been involved in various hackathons and initiatives focused on meeting the needs of refugees and solving aid organisations’ challenges. Now based in Exarcheia (Athens), Mayel has spent the last couple of years setting up computer labs, coding workshops, WiFi hotspots, online education platforms, and the like for refugee community centres and squats.