Thanks to everyone who sent in ideas for March-May Net Tuesday speakers. If you haven't had a chance to respond yet, please keep the ideas coming. I've listed some of the topics and organizations that were suggested below. Please rate each option on a scale of 1-10, where 10 is best. Thanks! Britt (NetSquared Community Builder)
(Rate each option on a scale of 1-10, where 10 is best)
We've combined the power of NetSquared & NTEN's 501 Tech Clubs to create San Francisco Tech4Good. We gather monthly in San Francisco and the East Bay to explore how technology is being leveraged for social impact. We see a big opportunity to share experiences and take action on local and global issues.
We're were the first of a global network of grassroots-organized communities sponsored called NetSquared by TechSoup.org across North America, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa, all exploring social tech tools for social change. In 2013, we merged our group with the local 501 Tech Club which was sponsored by NTEN. We renamed the group "SFTech4Good" and have two great nonprofit organizations as sponsors.
We come from a variety of organization types and diverse disciplinary backgrounds. Among them: social entrepreneurs, large organizations, b-corps, non-profits, angel investors, institutional funders, company founders, computer programmers, technologists, marketers, designers, writers, media makers, and beyond.
Learn more about the NetSquared worldwide groups at: http://netsquared.org/
Learn more about NTEN and 501 Tech Clubs: http://www.nten.org/networking#local
And more about the Global community: http://bit.ly/cr92Lc
Get social with us here and find us online via the #SFN2 hashtag:
If you're having an event and want us to alert the group, feel free to let us know about it. If you get it to us far enough in advance no later than the 3rd week of the month, it can be a part of our monthly newsletter for the next month. As we have a large group, we don't spam our members with one off announcements.
Meetup sponsor and donated technology for nonprofits.
Thanks to NTEN for supporting our Meetups.
Thanks for offering us event space, Aspiration Tech!
Thanks Atlassian for allowing us to use your office as an event space!
Thanks to Bloomberg for letting us use their office as an event space!
Thanks to Cooper for helping us with venue space and food!
Thanks for letting SFTech4Good use your event space, Geekdom!
Thanks to General Assembly for offering up their space to SFTech4Good!
Get 3-months of GA Front Row, an online library of streaming classes.
Thanks to if(we) for giving us an event space and tasty event goodies!
Thanks to Lauren Hermele Photo & Video for video of our June 9 event!
Thanks to the Microsoft Store for giving us use of their event space!
Thank NattyCakes for bringing delicious treats to our East Bay events!
Thanks to Opimizely for letting SFTech4Good use their event space!
SFTech4Good Members: Get a A/B test starter plan with a $500 credit!
Thanks to Rolling Out Cafe for the delicious goodies for our SF events!
Thanks to ThoughtWorks for giving SFTech4Good a place to have events!
Thanks to udemy.com for letting SFTech4Good use their event space!