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Technology Month 2017

Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly people

Aug. 30, 2017 12:55 pm

Power Moves: Accessibility expert Ather Sharif is leaving Philly

The ExoXLabs founder is heading to Chicago for personal reasons. Plus, the city named 13 members to its Police Advisory Commission, and United Way has a new board chair.
The Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills purpose

Aug. 29, 2017 8:27 am

The Office of Adult Education is training tutors to teach adult learners tech skills

Volunteers will cover the basics, from simple tasks like using a mouse and keyboard to more complex ones like accessing cloud-based computing.
The Geek Awards were lit. Here’s proof results

Aug. 28, 2017 12:55 pm

The Geek Awards were lit. Here’s proof

The seventh annual awards event celebrating Philly's technologists, scientists, mission leaders and creatives was Saturday night.
‘Uncomfortable conversations’ are needed to build up a diverse tech talent pipeline method

Aug. 25, 2017 12:50 pm

‘Uncomfortable conversations’ are needed to build up a diverse tech talent pipeline

And the team at Coded by Kids is working to have more of them while supporting "equitable economic development" in Philadelphia.
Girl Develop It’s executive director on turning down money from a ‘bad’ tech company funding

Aug. 25, 2017 11:00 am

Girl Develop It’s executive director on turning down money from a ‘bad’ tech company

Corinne Warnshuis shared her own story following the news that fellow tech nonprofit Girls Who Code had accepted $1.2 million from Uber.
Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser funding

Aug. 24, 2017 1:27 pm

Why PCCY is hosting a first-of-its-kind Minecraft-themed fundraiser

Public Citizens for Children + Youth is meeting parents and their kids where they are: playing video games. Here's what other nonprofits can learn from the event.
Here’s a simple idea for increasing diversity in tech method

Aug. 23, 2017 12:55 pm

Here’s a simple idea for increasing diversity in tech

More apprenticeships, as entrepreneur and technologist Kahiga Tiagha argues in a guest post at Technical.ly Philly.
8 Power Moves in tech and community development people

Aug. 21, 2017 11:00 am

8 Power Moves in tech and community development

North 5th Street Revitalization Project has a new head, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia has a new alumni connect and The Hacktory's longtime executive director is stepping down.
At long last, ROAR for Good’s Athena has launched results

Aug. 16, 2017 2:30 pm

At long last, ROAR for Good’s Athena has launched

The wearable tech aimed at reducing sexual assaults is finally out. Cofounder Anthony Gold offered the low-down on what changed about the product during development.
Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018 purpose

Aug. 16, 2017 7:45 am

Vote to get these Philly panels focused on social impact at SXSW 2018

All of these panels — we counted 30 — include Philly folks who are working in social impact in some way. You've got until Aug. 25 to vote.

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