Sixty percent of all seniors are currently connected online yet they still struggle with their mobile devices. Isabella Martinez, founder of Net4Seniors, describes a 5-step method to help seniors cross the digital divide.
A junior at Western Center Academy, a STEM focused high school, Isabella Martinez is the founder of Net4Seniors, a youth led non-profit organization where teens provide internet, social media, and smart device training to help senior citizens connect to their friends, families and the world. Isabella has received awards from Google, Disney, the Teen Entrepreneur Academy and has been featured on TV, internet radio and newspaper. She is a member of USC’s Youth Think Tank, the Hispanic National Bar Foundation and Whatever It Takes, a social entrepreneur program for teens. She loves volleyball, water polo, scuba diving and has a deep passion for making the world a better place through public speaking.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx