Tue, Feb 17, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
Tech PhilanthropyDownload audio (MP3)
Northern California is at the forefront of a new wave of global philanthropy aimed at providing technological assistance to developing countries. We talk to some local technology philanthropists about their work.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Anke Schwittay, lecturer at UC Berkeley and co-founder of the RiOS Institute, working to bring the benefits of new technologies to underserved people
- Daniel Ben-Horin, co-CEO of TechSoup Global, a San Francisco-based group which brings technological empowerment and philanthropy to social benefit organizations across the world
- Mark Summer, CEO of Inveneo, a San Francisco-based non-profit which provides technology solutions to remote villages through non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and through commercial or government-owned organizations