Philly Tech Week Archives - Generocity Philly

Philly Tech Week

In May, let’s play with the future purpose

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!
Drexel University’s Dr. Frank Lee projects civil dialogue seven stories tall for Philly Tech Week purpose

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.
At Philly Tech Week, the example of a global nonprofit leveraging tech and human connection to eradicate poverty purpose

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.
To be a great innovator, learn to embrace and thrive in uncertainty purpose

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.
INTER/VIEW 2020 on July 22 is now virtual and a featured PTW20 Virtual event purpose

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.
Power Moves: David Gould becomes executive director of the Sixers Youth Foundation people

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.
Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community purpose

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."
3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19 purpose

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.
At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups purpose

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."
B corps and nonprofits talk social impact through tech at #PTW19 purpose

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."

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity