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Laura Hosman's work focuses on information and communications technology in developing countries and the effects on sociocultural factors, human development and economic growth.

Hosman's current project is her invention SolarSPELL, a solar-powered digitial library that fits into a backpack. The device, which can be assembled for less than $200, is delivering custom-made educational resources to communities in nine countries in Africa and the Pacific Islands that have limited or no internet connectivity. She is an associate professor with a joint appointment in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and The Polytechnic School.

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