#SFTech4Good: May 2019 Newsletter

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SFTech4Good Event
Thursday, May 23rd:
Breaking Into Social Impact
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm PT

Join SFTech4Good and Startups Give Back at General Assembly when we continue our discussion on what it takes to start and grow a career in social impact.

The discussion will be with social impact professionals from three of the most recognizable companies on the planet.


Attendees will get advice and insights based on their experience as social impact practitioners.

Register or Volunteer (password: "volunteer")

Volunteering is easy. I'll need help with directing attendees, keeping refreshments and food stocked and replenished as needed, and maybe a mic runner for Q&A.

Also, please help spread the word by giving us a retweet from this link: https://twitter.com/SFTech4Good/status/1125428763393712128! You can also share on Facebook hereand LinkedIn here.

Thank you, and see you on the 23rd!

Other Events
May 16th:
Leading Consequential Change (webinar)
9 am MT
Learn adaptive leadership tools and techniques to unite stakeholders and drive change.

May 20:
Building Resilient Communities in the age of climate uncertainty
In this new climate, humans are going to build and rebuild many structures and whole communities not only due to floods, sea level rise and catastrophic climate-change-driven fires, but also due to population migrations. In the Camp Fire alone, Northern California lost 18,000 buildings.

Each time we build we have the opportunity to be either beneficial to the environment and society or exacerbate the risks and stressors of climate change.

So how can we build in ways that are regenerative, systemic, socially just while cultivating community resilience?

May 21:
Tech Talks + Networking with Fast-Growing San Francisco Startups
6 pm - 9 pm
PowerToFly has partnered with some fast-growing San Francisco-based startups to present an evening of tech talks and networking for skilled professional women in tech. Come and enjoy a glass of wine with these impressive women tech leaders! 

This intimate event will be held on Tuesday, May 21st from6pm to8:30pm at Monroe and will feature tech talks, product demos, an audience Q&A, and plenty of time to network with your peers over food and drinks.

May 27:
Nerd Nite East Bay: Sealab, Black Panther Sites, Pipe Replacement
7 pm PT
Learn about humanity's attempt to live underwater at Sealab, see the physical changes in East Bay cities driven by the Black Panther Party, and find out how EBMUD is replacing 4,200 miles of pipes right beneath your feet.
Info and register

June 6:
StartingBloc Fellows + Friends Land's End Hike and Dinner
6 pm - 9 pm PT
Make the most of the sunshine in the evening this summer! Join StartingBloc Fellows and other social changemakers (bring a friend, a +1, or anyone) for a hike and dinner event. Sunset is around 8:30 pm.

June 6 -7:
Developer Relations and DX - Intro to Advanced at DevRelCon SF 2019
Join the 13th edition of DevRelCon to share and learn how the most successful developer-targeted companies build awareness,adoptionand community for tools and infrastructure that developers love to use.

This year they're focusing on how to serve the diversity of needs represented in the developer community, as well as the usual themes of developer relations, developer experience, developer marketing and more.

June 14-15:
Dismantling White Supremacy Unconference
The objective of this event is to provide a space for people of color and white allies--including activists, policy-makers, business leaders, employees, community organizers, or other residents or community members --to have an explicit conversation about dismantling systemic white supremacy (and the many discussions that come up around white supremacy) in a community-led forum.


Apply to the Computing4Change Competition 
Computing4Change is a competition for students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds who want to work collaboratively to apply data analysis and computational thinking to a social challenge and experience the latest tools and techniques for exploring data through visualization. Applications are due May 17, 2019.
Learn more and apply

The D-Prize Global Competition
The D-Prize challenges bold new leaders to tackle extreme poverty and is looking to award teams with up to $20,000 each to launch ventures that can distribute proven poverty interventions and impact thousands of lives. Applications are due June 2nd.
Learn more and apply

Apply to DEBUT, the biomedical competition for students
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and VentureWell support DEBUT, a competition for teams of undergraduate biomedical students who are solving real-world problems in healthcare. Prizes of up to $20,000 will be awarded. Applications are due May 31, 2019.
Learn more and apply

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) 
DIV is a USAID program that tests ideas and scales proven solutions for global development challenges. DIV provides tiered grant funding ($50,000 to $5,000,000) for innovative solutions that demonstrate rigorous evidence of impact, cost-effectiveness, and a viable pathway to scale. Applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis.
Learn more and apply

Applications are open for the L’Oréal USA NEXT Generation Awards
L’Oréal USA’s Women in Digital NEXT Generation Awards is seeking female leaders who have the vision and discipline to transform the beauty industry.  

Apply or nominate a NEXT Generation superstar by June 12, 2019.
Apply or Nominate

Become a Net Impact Chapter Leader
The Net Impact San Francisco Professional Chapter is looking for new members of our leadership board to join for the June 2019-June 2020 time frame. The NISF leadership board is a great opportunity to connect with other sustainability & social impact career professionals, build a community in the Bay Area, and gain professional experience in event planning, marketing, membership growth and more. Deadline: May 19.
Learn more and apply 

SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco
The SAP.iO Foundry offers a no-equity ask program that provides access to SAP APIs, SAP technologies, and opportunities to meet SAP’s customers. The upcoming SAP.iO San Francisco cohort will be focused on Experience Management in close collaboration with SAP Business Units, including SAP Sales Cloud, SAP Service Cloud, and SAP Consumer Data Cloud. They are looking for B2B SaaS startups to join us for our 2019 Summer cohort, beginning mid-August.

Selected teams will be part of an In Residence program for 13 weeks in San Francisco (South Park) at the SAP.iO office. During the cohort, teams will be immersed in a highly curated program working along-side world-class executives and mentors (SAP Executives and external mentors) with a focus on the unique challenges of B2B companies including Enterprise Sales, Marketing, Funding, Technology Scaling, Pricing, and Product Management Essentials. Applications close June 30.
Learn more and apply

SMASH Rising Project Manager (San Francisco)
Reporting to the Alumni Programs + Partnerships Director (APPD), the Project Manager (PM) will be onsite throughout the duration of the program and will liaise between the partner organization and the working pod of SMASH Rising scholars. The PM will play an integral role in delivering and sustaining the SMASH Rising experience by supporting the design thinking + prototyping process to ensure project goals are met. 

The PM will be placed and assigned to a SMASH Rising partner with a designated pod/team of 4-5 SMASH Rising scholars and liaise between SMASH, the partner and pod of SMASH Rising scholars. 

This is approximately a 3-month assignment (June to August),withafull time engagement period through the duration of SMASH Rising (approximately 7 weeks). Although the majority of the position will function as described below, some aspects are subject to change due to evolving programmatic needs.
Learn more and apply

Apply to join the Tool Foundry’s accelerator cohort
The Tool Foundry accelerator is a four-month program designed to help a diverse cohort of teams iterate and scale accessible and powerful scientific discovery tools. Applications are due May 30, 2019.
Learn more and apply

Thanks to our sponsor, TechSoup.

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- Regina Walton

SFTech4Good Executive Director
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