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Wednesday, November 2 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Building the next generation of public interest technologists

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Civic tech has the opportunity to build diverse community capacity. Join us to learn about the preliminary findings from the Public Interest Technology Baseline Project: a project looking at the current state of the public interest tech field, including civic tech. We'll discuss what support is needed to attract and train people for this work, and imagine how to best shape the future.

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Lori McGlinchey

Program Officer, Internet Freedom, Ford Foundation

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Georgia Bullen

Director of Technology Projects, New America's Open Technology Institute
Georgia manages the Measurement Lab and the Public Interest Technology Baseline projects at OTI, and supports Broadband Adoption, Data Visualization and technology work generally. She has previously worked on data visualization projects in the areas of social media, transportation logistics, economic geography, and urban issues.
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Sasha Costanza-Chock

Co-founder, Research Action Design
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David Huebner

Director of Talent Initiative, Code for America
David is the Director of Talent at Code for America helping governments hire and retain great people. Previously, David worked at Google as a manager on a strategy, analytics and effectiveness team focused on data-driven approaches to improve how the company hires and retains talent. Before that, David was a founder and chief product officer for a venture-­backed startup and currently is an active advisor and consultant to a number of other... Read More →
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Maya Wagoner

Research Assistant, Open Technology Institute, New America

Wednesday November 2, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Room 206