Tech Jobs for Good - Community Events

LGBTQ+ in Tech Summit presented by Accenture
Capital Factory

Capital Factory welcomes you to our first virtual LGBTQ+ In Tech Summit! We're dedicated to increasing diversity in the entrepreneurial and tech community while making our coworking space an inclusive environment for all. Attendees can look forward to a special keynote guest, insightful fireside chats, discussion sessions, a startup showcase, Epic Office Hours, and panels on relevant topics facing the tech ecosystem.

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Aug. 11, 2020, noon
$0
Online
The Future of Carbon Sequestration
Impact.Tech

Carbon sequestration is an essential component of the climate solutions toolkit, and critical for achieving ambitious climate goals. But what pathways to carbon sequestration are most promising? How do these pathways complement other emissions reductions approaches? What is the current state of technology, markets, and policies for carbon sequestration? This seminar explores these key questions and dives deeply into how investors, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists can have the largest impact in the field today.

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Aug. 13, 2020, midnight
$0
Online
The Impact Summit
Impact Labs

The Impact Summit unites young people who are passionate about technology and social good, while connecting them with entrepreneurs, civic activists, and thought leaders who are leveraging technology for social impact.

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Aug. 14, 2020, 9 a.m.
$0
Online
Covid-19 and Climate: Technology to the Rescue?
Climate One

Technology has helped the world survive, thrive and stay connected through the COVID-19 lockdown. As countries look toward re-opening in a post-pandemic world, does tech hold the same promise in the fight to solve climate change? From mapping weather patterns with pinpoint accuracy using artificial intelligence, to engineering algae that gobbles up carbon dioxide, climate tech is ripe with breakthroughs. Is the tech sector poised for climate success, or suffering a pandemic setback? How will start-ups finance their new ventures during a global recession? Join us for a conversation with Saul Griffith, founder and chief scientist at Otherlab, Valerie Shen, chief operating officer at G2VP, and Michael Wilshire, head of strategy at Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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Aug. 18, 2020, 4 p.m.
$0
Online
Achieving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Tech
The Austin Forum on Technology & Society

In this special second event on the topic of social justice, equity, and diversity (following our event on August 4), we will address how and why technology companies can be be drivers of change in social justice, equity, and diversity—and why this will be good for their own success (products, services, profits, and more) as well as society. Technology now enables and empowers most companies and organizations, and most of us as consumers, learners, etc., fueling growth in the technology sector. The COVID-19 pandemic has further increased our dependence on technology. However, the concurrent focus on social injustice in the US has shined a light on the lack of diversity and equity in the tech sector andI on the inequitable access to technology (broadband, computers, smartphones, affordable connectivity, etc.). Our panel of experts will show data on these inequities, then are how tech companies can lead the charge in promoting diversity and equity in the workforce and proving technolog

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Aug. 18, 2020, 6 p.m.
$0
Online
Good Tech Fest - Race, Data, and Justice
Good Tech Fest

Our deep dive events will include keynote sessions as well as smaller workshops. They will be great opportunities to go deeper on particular topics that are relevant to your organization.

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Aug. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
$0
Online
Ruby for Good
Ruby for Good

Ruby for Good is an annual event based out of the DC-metro area where Ruby programmers from all over the globe get together to build projects that help our communities. In 2020 the event will be moving online and be spread over two weekends.

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Sept. 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
$60
Online
Lessons from a Pandemic: Solutions for Addressing the Climate Change Crisis
Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design

The current COVID-19 pandemic has been referred to by some as the “time lapse of the climate crisis” and has highlighted the importance of heeding the warnings and recommendations of scientists and experts to make informed policy decisions in order to stave off the most dire consequences. Climate change affects the global population, but unlike the novel virus which is unfolding in “real time”, climate change is taking place in “deep time”, a multi-generational time frame. Over the last couple of decades there has been rapid progress towards technological solutions, which can move our societies towards sustainable manufacturing, infrastructure and renewable energy, thus mitigating climate change. Yet to date, progress on implementing these have been slow. A rich body of evidence and understanding of how climate change is negatively impacting our environment and well-being has been developed. Yet actions on adaptation and mitigation to avert disastrous outcomes are sporadic and fragmen

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Sept. 16, 2020, 5 p.m.
$0
Online
Working Groups Virtual Meeting
Smart Electric Power Alliance

The SEPA Working Groups will lead you through short, virtual sessions going deep into the trends and challenges of the transition to a carbon-free energy system.

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Sept. 22, 2020, 9 a.m.
$199
Online
Black is Tech Conference 2020
Black is Tech Conference

The Black is Tech Conference is creating a platform for black and minority tech professionals, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts to connect, learn and gain the best resources for professional and business development.

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Sept. 24, 2020, 11 a.m.
$0
Online
Job Searching in Uncertain Times
Tech Ladies

If you are feeling derailed and struggling with how to start or continue your job search, this workshop will provide tangible action steps and helpful context that will support your efforts to explore your career options, build new relationships and move your career forward in this period.

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Sept. 29, 2020, 2 p.m.
$15
Online
14th International Smart City Expo 2020, Live Streaming Worldwide
Smart City Expo

The sudden emergence and rapid spread of a novel corona virus, now called Covid-19, is a reminder of the power of infectious diseases at this conference session via live streaming or onsite. Explore how innovation and technology are better equipping us to handle public health emergencies and contain the spread of diseases.

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Oct. 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
$0
Online
Doing Evidence-Based Analysis: Grounded Theory for UX Researchers
Culture Of Health & Tech Consulting

50 users. 75 hours of recorded interviews. 1250 pages of transcripts. Sometimes a Post-it-note analysis just doesn’t cut it. When shifting through tons of data, grounded theory methods can be a helpful tool to systematically organize and make sense of it. Rachel will introduce you to a powerful analytical method for documenting research decisions in a way that is transparent, reflexive, and rigorous.

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Oct. 28, 2020, 11 a.m.
$175
Online
Open Climate Collabathon
Open Climate Collabathon

The mission of the collabathon is to develop and disseminate an open-source, integrated accounting and accountability system, including a digital platform for helping the world transparently track its climate pledges and actions to prevent anthropogenic warming above 1.5 degrees C.

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Nov. 9, 2020, 9 a.m.
$0
Online