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What Comes Next: How Tech Fits into Your Social Impact Strategy

Whether you’re thinking about it or not, technology enables social impact work. But this begs the questions: Are you making decisions strategically? Are you investing in solutions that support equity? Are you aligning your tech with your mission?

Join us for a discussion with technologists Amy Sample Ward and Afua Bruce. Their new book, The Tech That Comes Next, explores how technology can enable lasting change across the world of social impact.

The relationships between tech, equity, and social good are complex. Solutions are not always simple or easy. But moving toward a more equitable world requires intention. It’s time to build new frameworks for understanding and approaching both the challenges and opportunities tech presents.

Tune in for actionable advice on how to:

  • Reframe your relationship with technology
  • Overcome the resistance to change
  • Collaborate more effectively with technologists and community members
  • Ask the right questions about your tech investments
  • Choose solutions that support the communities you serve

Order your copy of The Tech That Comes Next today: https://thetechthatcomesnext.com/

Hosted By:

Picture of your guest, Afua Bruce

Afua Bruce is a leading public interest technologist who has spent her career working at the intersection of technology, policy, and society. Her career has spanned the government, non-profit, private, and academic sectors, as she has held senior science and technology positions at DataKind, the White House, the FBI, and IBM. As an AAAS If/Then Ambassador, Afua engages in a number of outreach activities to expose girls to STEM concepts and careers. Afua has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, as well as an MBA. She is also a Technology and Public Purpose fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center.

Picture of your guest, Amy Sample Ward

Amy Sample Ward is driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change. They are the CEO of NTEN, a nonprofit creating a world where missions and movements are more successful through the skillful and equitable use of technology. Amy also serves as chair of the Portland Elections Commission, a board member for The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, a Steering Committee member for Invest in Open Infrastructure, and a formal and informal advisor to a number of nonprofit, technology, and digital inclusion initiatives.

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Hosted By:

Picture of your guest, Afua Bruce

Afua Bruce is a leading public interest technologist who has spent her career working at the intersection of technology, policy, and society. Her career has spanned the government, non-profit, private, and academic sectors, as she has held senior science and technology positions at DataKind, the White House, the FBI, and IBM. As an AAAS If/Then Ambassador, Afua engages in a number of outreach activities to expose girls to STEM concepts and careers. Afua has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, as well as an MBA. She is also a Technology and Public Purpose fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center.

Picture of your guest, Amy Sample Ward

Amy Sample Ward is driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change. They are the CEO of NTEN, a nonprofit creating a world where missions and movements are more successful through the skillful and equitable use of technology. Amy also serves as chair of the Portland Elections Commission, a board member for The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, a Steering Committee member for Invest in Open Infrastructure, and a formal and informal advisor to a number of nonprofit, technology, and digital inclusion initiatives.