The SFTech4Good January 2018 Newsletter Has Arrived!

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Happy New Year!

Thanks for being a part of the SFTech4Good Meetup!

 

Want to get the word out about your work to 4,700 tech for good changemakers?

 

Email us back at san-francisco@netsquared.org and let’s talk about options like sponsored events, dedicated email blasts and more!


- Regina Walton and Katharine Bierce

SFTech4Good Event Producers

P.S. Need community management or events help? Regina is available for contract and part-time opportunities.

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SFTech4Good Events

 

January 18: NTEN Tech Planning Lab

Get the skills to scope, plan and implement a big tech project at your nonprofit. NTEN is a former sponsor of SFTech4Good so we are featuring their event - if you’re at a nonprofit, don’t miss this!

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

$125 for NTEN members, $250 non-members

The Women’s Building, 3543 18th Street #8, San Francisco, CA 94110, Audre Lorde Room

Register

 

February 7: Pathways to Purpose - Startup for Good Interactive Workshop

An interactive workshop with social impact intrapreneurs - likely to fill up early, so RSVP if interested!

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Lyft HQ - 185 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Free

Register
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Other Events

 

January 8-12: Conscious Business Summit

5 days of sessions on conscious leadership, mission and purpose, workplace and culture, sustainability and CSR, and personal development.

Free livestream + in person at Impact Hub - 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Register

 

January 9: There's Another Way: Social Justice Happy Hour

This series aims to build community among equity-focused leaders and reimagine what’s possible.

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The National Equity Project - 1720 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

Free

Register

 

January 10: Community Meeting for SFHC/Impact Hub Transitional Village Pilot

Help shape solutions to homelessness that are community-integrated, humane and cost-effective.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Impact Hub San Francisco - 1885 Mission St., San Francisco, California 94103

Free

Register

 

January 11: Talk Data to Me: Women in Data Science

Thought-leaders discuss the possibilities that data brings to life.

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

General Assembly San Francisco - 225 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104

Free

Register

 

January 12: IGNITE Your Inner Superhero

Women are at the forefront of political and social change. Meet four superheroes leading the way.

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

LinkedIn - 222 Second Street, San Francisco, CA

$25 – $50

Register

 

January 13 & 14: VetsinTech: The Invasion in Silicon Valley

Panels, workshops and networking with military veterans and tech companies.

January 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 10:00 PM

Galvanize San Francisco Soma - 44 Tehama Street San Francisco, CA 94105

Free - $500

Register

 

January 16: Basic Income and Racial Justice

Featured speaker: Dorian Warren, President of the Center for Community Change Action.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Cubberley Auditorium - 485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, California 94305

Free

Register

 

January 17: Enemy of the State: How Media Are Evolving in a Fact-Free Environment

Meet journalists and social media professionals.

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The Commonwealth Club - 110 The Embarcadero San Francisco, CA 94105

$0 – $10

Register

 

January 19: Civic Mornings

Now is the time for civic innovators to come together and paint a new picture of the public sector.

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Impact Hub San Francisco - 1885 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94103

Free

Register

 

January 20: African-American Transgenerational Trauma

If you care about diversity, inclusion, and equity, learn more about intergenerational trauma in this workshop and why it still matters today.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

California Institute of Integral Studies - 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103

$256 - $320

Register

 

January 22: Online Nonprofit Conference

Learn from the best nonprofit trainers in the comfort of your home or office.

$25-100

Register

 

January 22-24: Cleantech Forum SF

Entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and more gather on sustainable technology.

$2395 before Jan 21

Parc 55, 55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Register

 

January 23: Data Science for Fighting Corruption

How data science can help improve transparency, with satellite imagery, anomaly detection for mining.

Free - online

8 am Pacific / 11 am Eastern

Register

 

January 24: Open Source Technology & the Future of Government

Discussion on the government’s digitalization, which have radically shifted engagement with citizens.

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

Exygy - 2601 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

Free

Register

 

January 25: Solving Homelessness: A Community Workshop

The SF Press hosts a symposium and workshop exploring ideas to address homelessness.

8:30 AM – 6:00 PM PST

Impact Hub San Francisco - 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

$10 - $50

Register

 

Jan 25: Speaking Truth to Power:; How Russian Journalists Fight Censorship

Hear from visiting journalists and connect with people involved in tech activism, media and journalism.

5:30-7:30 pm

Farella Braun + Martell LLP, Russ Building, 235 Montgomery Street 17th Floor, SF, CA 94104

Free

Register

 

January 26: Power Not Paranoia: a Discussion About Digital Surveillance

Join a panel presentation about the current state of surveillance.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

1330 Broadway, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94612

Free

Register

 

January 27: TechIntersections: Allies Workshop
Tech Intersections provides a space for the women of color most underrepresented in tech to come together and learn from each other’s successes, challenges, and experiences. We hope our allies will join us at a concurrent allies workshop.

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94613

$150.00

Register

January 31: So You Want to Talk About Race

Working in social innovation? Learn how to be a more effective ally and change agent. Open to all.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

California Institute of Integral Studies @ 1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

$8 - $15

Register

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Resources

 

Close The Gap Scholarship

$1 Million fund for aspiring women designers & software developers

 

Abie Award

Nominate someone - this highlights the success of women technologists and their supporters.

 

Pass It On Awards Program

Cash awards that help fund women in or entering the field of computing.

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Jobs

Salesforce.org

VP, Product Marketing, Philanthropy Cloud role in San Francisco HQ office. Contact Katharine at kbierce@salesforce.org if you would like a referral!

 

Fast Forward: Tech nonprofit accelerator jobs

Hiring a variety of roles: Head of Product, Director of Fundraising, or Program Coordinator

 

Tipping Point Community

Senior Analyst, Impact + Learning Position; "This position is ideal for a data analyst and quantitative thinker who seeks to apply ideas to real-world issues affecting poverty."

 

#BridgeTheTechGap with Techtonica.org

Do you or any of your friends want to help #BridgeTheTechGap on a daily basis? Then we have great news for you—the Techtonica team has openings! They’re seeking to fill these roles: Apprenticeship Program Facilitator, Business Development Representative, and Board Member.  You can read more about these roles and apply here: techtonica.org/openings.

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That’s all for January!

 

- Regina, Katharine, Ricki, Laura and Yuval

SFTech4Good volunteer event, newsletter & website producers

P.S. Find us on Twitter at @SFTech4Good and follow our events in real time at #SFN2