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Technology for Social Good - A Panel Discussion

  • Thu, March 21, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Catalyst Ranch

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Current NIC Members/Student Tickets - $10

Non Member Tickets - $15

Net Impact Chicago (NIC) is partnering up with Catalyst Ranch to host a panel discussion, “Technology for Social Good” that will explore how different various people in non-profits and for profits organizations work to leverage technology in order to increase social good for communities and society on March 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

The wide perspectives and experiences ranging of panelists that work in non-profit, consulting, and for-profit will share their stories and answer any questions the audience may have.

Speakers include:

Danny Scott (Cara) - Since 2012, Danny has worked clostely with local non-Profit Cara Chicago, an organization dedicated to shifting the trajectory of joblessness (and many of the issues surrounding it) in Chicago. Both in his role as the Associate Board President and as a broader advocate of Cara, Danny has been able to bring additional insight, perspective, and resources to Cra, most recently fostering a connection between his employer, Slalom, directly to the work and mission Cara looks to accomplish.

Cameron Croft (All A-Board Alliance and asenda) - Cameron Croft is an active social entrepreneur who believes technology is a powerful force for good. He is the founder of and president of the All A-Board Alliance, where he promotes nonprofit service as essential to developing future leaders. A natural connector and lifelong learner, Croft's experience in engineering, finance, and education has helped companies like Eventbrite, SoFi, Shiftgig, and Youtopia launch and expand into new markets.

Caleb Catalano (Slalom Consulting and University of Chicago's Urban Education Institute) - Caleb is a passionate analytics thought leader focused on bringing new technology to market in creative and interesting ways. He continues to look for opportunities to partner with non-profit and educational entities to help increase analytics capability and capacity. He is currently a Solution Architect in Slalom Consulting's Data & Analytics Practice.

Lizzy Engele (LinkedIn) - Lizzy is an activist, creative, and life-long learner in the corporate and social impact communities. She is the co-founder and executive director of MakerGirl, a 501c3 that has educated over 3,000 girls in STEM, and she uses her nonprofit knowledge at LinkedIn as a Nonprofit Account Executive. She is a member of Park Community Church where she serves in the children's ministry, and she also enjoys staying active and bking. Her passion for technology stems from how she's witnessed its capability to bring people together for economic opportunity as wel las building and supporting visionary companies.

The panel will be moderated by Ben Hwang, a member of the Net Impact Chicago Leadership Team.

Food and drinks will be provided.

Reach out to if you have any additional questions. Tickets can be bought through the this link.

About Catalyst Ranch: Catalyst Ranch is Chicago’s most creative meeting and event venue. The colorful and eclectic environment provides absolute inspiration for every person who walks through our doors. The Ranch boasts six vibrant, spacious rooms designed to evoke a sense of purposeful play, and to inspire different thinking, develop new strategies, become more productive, or kick up your heels and party. Not only do we have fabulous vintage furniture and art but our rates are all inclusive. Plus, every meeting or event is topped off with our exceptional customer service.

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