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Rodrigo Baggio

Founder, Committee for Democracy in Information Technology

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To his friends and colleagues, bringing computer technology and skills into the slums of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, was an absurd idea. Also known as the favelas, the poorest area of the city had no way of receiving such education, until Rodrigo Baggio, born in 1969, started the Committee for the Democratization of Information Technology (CDI), a concept that came to him in a dream while he was employed as a computer teacher for an elite school. After he dreamed of poor children writing their stories on computers, he immediately decided to use his expertise in empowering the underprivileged instead of the privileged. The CDI offers training courses staffed by local teachers from each community. After training the teachers, the program pays them $200 a month (twice the average public school system salary). Students pay $10 a month to receive bi-weekly classes on the skills required for basic word processing, spreadsheets, accounting and graphics. Baggio acquires schoolrooms as donations from churches or other educational organizations, and has been greeted with an overwhelming participation from businesses in their donation of computers and educational materials. The idea that was once considered frivolous and impossible has launched 753 schools, servicing over 48,000 children in 10 different countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Amongst the abundance of recognition and support Baggio has received, Time Magazine named him as one of the 50 leaders in Latin America that will make a difference in the third millennium, and the Skoll foundation gave him their Social Entrepeneur Award in 2005. Rodrigo Baggio has brought opportunity and empowerment to the favelas. Perhaps more importantly, he has excited children and teenagers about learning, saving them from a listless future of detrimental influences by giving them the invaluable alternative of self-confidence and progress.

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Rodrigo Baggio

Founder, Committee for Democracy in Information Technology

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Rodrigo Baggio Biography

To his friends and colleagues, bringing computer technology and skills into the slums of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, was an absurd idea. Also known as the favelas, the poorest area of the city had no way of receiving such education, until Rodrigo Baggio, born in 1969, started the Committee for the Democratization of Information Technology (CDI), a concept that came to him in a dream while he was employed as a computer teacher for an elite school. After he dreamed of poor children writing their stories on computers, he immediately decided to use his expertise in empowering the underprivileged instead of the privileged. The CDI offers training courses staffed by local teachers from each community. After training the teachers, the program pays them $200 a month (twice the average public school system salary). Students pay $10 a month to receive bi-weekly classes on the skills required for basic word processing, spreadsheets, accounting and graphics. Baggio acquires schoolrooms as donations from churches or other educational organizations, and has been greeted with an overwhelming participation from businesses in their donation of computers and educational materials. The idea that was once considered frivolous and impossible has launched 753 schools, servicing over 48,000 children in 10 different countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Amongst the abundance of recognition and support Baggio has received, Time Magazine named him as one of the 50 leaders in Latin America that will make a difference in the third millennium, and the Skoll foundation gave him their Social Entrepeneur Award in 2005. Rodrigo Baggio has brought opportunity and empowerment to the favelas. Perhaps more importantly, he has excited children and teenagers about learning, saving them from a listless future of detrimental influences by giving them the invaluable alternative of self-confidence and progress.

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  • How much does it cost to book Rodrigo Baggio?

    Booking fees for Rodrigo Baggio, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Rodrigo Baggio, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Rodrigo Baggio?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Rodrigo Baggio for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Rodrigo Baggio for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Rodrigo Baggio or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Rodrigo Baggio or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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