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The Tech That Comes Next

How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World

Sample Ward, Amy / Bruce, Afua

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1. Edition May 2022
256 Pages, Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-85981-9
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Changing the way we use, develop, and fund technology for social change is possible, and it starts with you. The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World outlines a vision of a more equitable and just world along with practical steps to creating it, appropriately leveraging technology along the way.

In the book, you'll find:
* Strategies for changing culture and investments inside social impact organizations
* Ways to change technology development so it incorporates more of society
* Examples of data, security, and privacy laws and policies that need to change to protect vulnerable populations and advance positive change

Ideal for nonprofit leaders, social activists, policymakers, technologists, entrepreneurs, founders, managers, and other business leaders, The Tech That Comes Next belongs in the libraries of anyone who envisions a world in which technology helps advance, rather than hinders, positive social change.

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Where We Are and How We Got Here

Chapter 2: Where Are We Going?

Chapter 3: Changing Technology Inside Social Impact Organizations

Chapter 4: Changing Technology Development

Chapter 5: Changing Technology and Social Impact Funding

Chapter 6: Changing Laws and Policies

Chapter 7: Changing Access to Social Impact Technology

Chapter 8: Start Building Power for What's Next

Chapter 9: Where Will You Go Next?

Chapter 10: Resources for What Comes Next

Index
AMY SAMPLE WARD is driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change. They are the CEO of NTEN, a nonprofit creating a world where missions and movements are more successful through the skillful and equitable use of technology. Amy's second book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere, was a Terry McAdam Book Award finalist.

AFUA BRUCE is a leading public interest technologist who has spent her career working at the intersection of technology, policy, and society. Her career has spanned the government, nonprofit, private, and academic sectors, as she has held senior science and technology positions at a data science nonprofit, the White House, the FBI, and IBM. Afua has a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, as well as an MBA.