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Thursday, March 5 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Building Diversity, Accountability, and Empowerment into Your Organization - #15NTCdiversity

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We create nonprofits, and nonprofit technology, to right injustices, empower communities, and inspire social change. But do we reflect the people we serve? Sexism and racism continue to be played out in tech communities, while nonprofits—though better than other industries—remain overwhelmingly white, male and college-educated. An honest assessment of where we’re falling short and strategies for moving forward will help us build welcoming, sustainable communities for social change.

This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to:
1) Develop strategies for building more inclusive, accountable, and effective organizations—because nonprofits committed to diversity and empowerment will be better at what they do; 2) Avoid the specialization of technological expertise hardening privilege and perpetuating discrimination in your organization
3) Find ways to be an effective ally to those who are marginalized in your organization, and build a more inclusive culture
4) Find allies outside of your organization if you can’t find any within.

Speakers
avatar for Maddie Grant

Maddie Grant

Digital Strategist, Culture That Works
Digital strategist and culture change consultant. Editor of SocialFish, the leading social media blog for associations. Author of Humanize: How People-centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World.
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Allyson Kapin

Founding Partner, Rad Campaign
Allyson has been named one of Top Tech Titans' by the Washingtonian, one of the Most Influential Women In Tech by Fast Company and one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by Forbes for her leadership role in technology and social media. As Founding Partner of Rad Campaign she leads the firm’s client and online strategic services. For over a decade Allyson has helped non-profit organizations and political campaigns create... Read More →


Thursday March 5, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Austin Suite - Level 3

Attendees (55)