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Thursday, March 5 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Day 2 Plenary: Momentum for Change: Addressing Diversity in Nonprofit Tech

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Thursday Awards
We'll kick off Day 2 by announcing winners of the NTENny Awards, and the 2015 DoGooder Video Awards. These awards will recognize compelling cause–based videos that aim to advance social change and create real impact. Organized in collaboration with See3 Communications and YouTube, we are wowed every year by the changemakers using this powerful medium to tellstories, raise awareness about critical issues, and inspire action.

Thursday Plenary
Following the awards, we'll jump into the Day 2 Plenary: Momentum for Change: Addressing Diversity in Nonprofit Tech

The nonprofit sector has been criticized as much as the technology sector for lack of diversity in both technology and leadership roles. The nptech (nonprofit technology) community, and all of us at the NTC, sit at the intersection of those sectors with a unique opportunity to set a path forward.

This participatory plenary intends to engage everyone in the room–when we all participate in the conversation, we can all start participating in the solutions. The panelists will share their unique perspectives, offer ideas, and pose questions for all of us to discuss. Attendees will engage in dialogue at their tables throughout the session. We will actively monitor Twitter for questions, highlights, and ideas to share with the panel and full room.

We are excited to create a stage–literally and figuratively–to elevate this conversation, and thank our panelists and attendees for participating in a productive, forward-looking session. This is only the beginning, of course, and we look forward to continuing with the momentum we build together.

We want to hear from you! Tweet your questions and comments: #15NTcmomentum


Moderators
avatar for Amy Sample Ward

Amy Sample Ward

CEO, NTEN: Nonprofit Technology Network
Amy Sample Ward is NTEN's CEO. She is also a speaker author focused on real social change and the technologies that support it. In 2013, Amy co-authored Social Change Anytime Everywhere with Allyson Kapin. She previously co-authored Social by Social: A handbook in using new technologies for social impact. She has worked in and with advocacy organizations, private foundations, and community groups around the world.

Speakers
avatar for Jody Mahoney

Jody Mahoney

Senior Vice President, Business Development, Anita Borg Institute
Jody Mahoney has a broad understanding of business development within the tech and non-profit sector. She has worked as an independent strategy consultant, developed strategic partnerships with many F500 companies, and generated over $40M for social enterprise and social change companies. Jody earned her BA from Antioch University and her MFA from Warren Wilson College.
avatar for Praan Misir

Praan Misir

Information and Database Management Officer, Canadian Race Relations Foundation
As the Information and Database Manager for the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, Praan works to support the organization’s efforts in developing and implementing a robust digital management and engagement strategy. Prior to this, Praan has worked for a number of nonprofit organizations in Toronto in capacities which blended his passions for community building and digital engagement.
avatar for Emily Phan

Emily Phan

Chief Technology Officer, Stand for Children
Emily Phan is a seasoned technology executive with over 22 years of experience ranging from high tech startups to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to coming to Stand for Children, she was the Director of IT for ESI, a global high tech manufacturer of laser based equipment in Portland Oregon, where she extended technology into a global operating environment in 12 countries. Before that, Emily was a Senior Director of IT at Varolii Corporation, a Saas... Read More →
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Trish Tchume

Director, YNPN National
After almost eight years of engaging with the network as a volunteer,Trish Tchume is proud to be serving as the first-ever Director of YNPN National. Prior to becoming Director of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) in 2011, Trish served  as Director of Civic Engagement for the Building Movement Project  (2008-2011) and as a Campus Organizer, a Community Outreach Manager, and the Director of Training for... Read More →


Thursday March 5, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Exhibit Hall 1
  • Twitter Hashtag: #15NTCmomentum
  • CFRE Credits: N/A

Attendees (528)