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Wednesday, March 4 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Nonprofits and the Digital Divide: New Research and Tips for Getting Started - #15NTCdigdivide

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NTEN and Mobile Citizen have partnered to create a new research report to better understand the digital adoption landscape facing nonprofits and the communities they serve. Organizations already making headway relative to closing the digital divide—EveryoneOn, PCs for People, and Google Fiber—will share their best practices for getting America’s disconnected online.

These organizations will provide specific examples for addressing access, equipment, training, and local partnerships in order to improve digital adoption across the country.



Speakers
avatar for Sheila Dugan

Sheila Dugan

Chief Marketing Officer, EveryoneOn
EveryoneOn is a national organization working to eliminate the digital divide by making affordable Internet, low-cost computers, and free digital literacy courses available to all unconnected U.S. residents.
avatar for Parisa Fatehi-Weeks

Parisa Fatehi-Weeks

Community Impact Manager, Google Fiber
Google believes in bringing people and communities together using technology. That's why Google Fiber invests in programs like Community Connections and partnerships with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin to help get more people access to the power of the Internet.
avatar for Kristen Perry

Kristen Perry

Communications Director, Voqal
Kristen is responsible for setting and guiding the strategy for all Voqal communications. Prior to joining Voqal, Kristen developed and implemented marketing and communication strategies for various organizations from the traditional world of banking to the emerging world of digital products. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Butler University and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from the... Read More →
avatar for Casey Sorensen

Casey Sorensen

Executive Director, PCs for People
PCs for People, a nonprofit digital inclusion program, has developed a model to distribute thousands of computers and Internet access each year across the upper Midwest.


Wednesday March 4, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
MR 9B

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