May 6, 2021 3:35 pm
In May, let’s play with the future
This month's editorial calendar topic focuses on civic innovation, community tech, and the technocultural practices that celebrate Blackness, embrace advancement and empower communities. In other words, Philafuturism!
Oct. 6, 2020 11:00 am
Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee projects civil dialogue seven stories tall for Philly Tech Week
Lee and Gossamer Games brought together a large-scale art piece that put everyone’s voice into the public sphere in a physical way.
Sep. 23, 2020 8:30 am
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty
CARE’s community-based financial solutions drive social equity and gender justice.
Sep. 16, 2020 11:43 am
To be a great innovator, learn to embrace and thrive in uncertainty
Innovators tend to have a set of skills that allows them to better navigate uncertainty, abilities that can be learned and practiced, says guest columnist Todd Saxton.
Jul. 7, 2020 2:30 pm
INTER/VIEW 2020 on July 22 is now virtual and a featured PTW20 Virtual event
The day will feature panel conversations, lightning round chats, and a dedicated expo area where attendees can meet with some of Philly's top social impact organizations.
Apr. 16, 2020 9:46 am
Power Moves: David Gould becomes executive director of the Sixers Youth Foundation
Plus, Najja Orr assumes leadership of the Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging, Technically Media says goodbye to Fatima Conteh, a top-level leadership change takes place at Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, and more.
May 13, 2019 6:00 am
Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community
The final event of #PTW19 brought together local businesses, artists and STEM-informed "human-powered transit."
May 9, 2019 2:15 pm
3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19
This panel discussion featured women who want to foster a greater sisterhood in science and inspire young girls to take part.
May 9, 2019 7:00 am
At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups
Entrepreneur Greg Sampson: "We should be able to come up with and have access to the opportunities that lead to the exponential growth that something like a driverless truck would create."
May 7, 2019 6:56 am
B corps and nonprofits talk social impact through tech at #PTW19
“I learned that Philadelphia is a very service-oriented city,” said one audience member after the event at the Free Library's Parkway branch. “The panelists really care about their citizens."