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Women Social Entrepreneurs in Civic Tech: How Women Help Advance Democracy

Technology has the power to improve the relationship between people and government -- and women are leading the charge when it comes to increasing citizen engagement using tech. From removing the barrier for participation in government to changing the way we’re informed about politics to eliminating perceived biases, hear from a variety of women social entrepreneurs who are behind innovative mobile solutions to make civic participation available to all. Our hope is that this discussion will result in a productive dialogue that will promote the use of tools to advance democracy.

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April 15, 2020, 6 p.m.
San Francisco, CA
Code before the vote: A Texas Tribune/Knight Center Hackathon
The Texas Tribune

Calling all developers, designers, researchers, journalists, political junkies and more. On Thursday, April 23, The Texas Tribune, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and Hacks/Hackers will host a hackathon centered on building tools to inform and educate voters. The theme is intentionally broad: Participants are encouraged to work on anything aimed at fostering engagement in an election year.

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April 23, 2020, 8 a.m.
Austin, TX
Social Impact Networking Happy Hour - Seattle
Careers for Social Impact

A casual and fun networking opportunity for professionals interested in social impact careers with nonprofits, government, or socially responsible businesses. Whether you're currently employed, looking to grow your team, or searching for new opportunities, come out to meet new people, build your network, and learn more about social sector work happening in Seattle.

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April 28, 2020, 6 p.m.
Seattle, WA
Good Tech Fest 2020
Good Tech Fest

Good Tech Fest is a conference about technology but what brings us all together is our passion for creating change. It’s a place for the data nerds, technologists, leaders, doers, and analysts; people who are passionate about social change and are using technology to achieve it. It is a celebration of the ways data, technology, and design can come together to solve social problems.

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May 19, 2020, 9 a.m.
Chicago, IL
Capsule 2020
Experimental Civics

Capsule 2020 is a once in a lifetime experience where we are trying to break a Guinness World Record. We are trying to stage the world's largest civic hackathon focused on the climate crisis.

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June 20, 2020, 7 a.m.
Austin, TX
Digital Promise Challenge Institute 2020
Digital Promise

Join educators from around the country to investigate the big idea of powerful learning, identify pressing challenges, and design sustainable solutions! The Digital Promise Challenge Institute 2020 will be a fully immersive, hands-on, professional learning experience that transcends the traditional divide between speakers and participants to create a vibrant and ongoing community.

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June 22, 2020, 9 a.m.
Cincinnati, OH