New America: Baratunde Thurston and Vivian Graubard on the Future of Civic Tech

To renew America, we need new ideas to bring citizens into their democracy. Change only happens when ordinary people get involved. Now, more than ever, governments need technologists to help them better serve the American people. And technologists have developed new ways for constituents to hold public leaders and institutions accountable. Speaker Baratunde Thurston will … Continue reading New America: Baratunde Thurston and Vivian Graubard on the Future of Civic Tech

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Nominations are Now Open for the 2018 Abie Awards at #GHC18

The 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) will take place September 26-28 in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center. GHC serves as the largest conference for women in computing and is named after computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral, Grace Hopper. Each year, AnitaB.org honors women who have achieved significant career … Continue reading Nominations are Now Open for the 2018 Abie Awards at #GHC18

It’s Not All About Profit

Industry Leaders Challenge Business As Usual With a portfolio of more than $6 trillion, the largest investor in the world has a message for business executives; there is more to life and business than money. Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Laurence D. Fink recently penned a letter to let the business community know that they "need to do more than make profits—they … Continue reading It’s Not All About Profit