#SFTech4Good Newsletter: January happenings

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Happy New Year!


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Thank you!


Regina Walton

SFTech4Good Executive Director

P.S. The SFTech4Good newsletter is now going out mid-month. If you want your social impact events, jobs, or resources included, please fill out this form by the 5th of each month.



Other Events


January 9: Online Nonprofit Conference

Practical strategies to help nonprofits be more effective in management.

10:00 am - 12:35 pm PT



January 11: Board Match webinar

Interested in serving on a nonprofit board of directors?

11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT




January 15: TechSoup webinar on How to Access Donations, Discounts, and Resources

Get a tour of the free resources TechSoup offers for nonprofits.

11 am PT / 2 pm ET




January 16: Girls in Tech presents: Tech inside the Fed

Free lunch plus a peek inside the Federal Reserve Bank with their experts in IT, security, & HR!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 101 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

12:00 - 1:00 pm



January 16: Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

For those considering or starting a social venture. RSVP by 1/12 to be counted for lunch.

GSB-NGP CoLab, Knight Management Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

10:00 am - 2:30 pm




January 17: Breaking into a Tech Career with Tech Ladies

Learn how to use your mindset and diverse experiences to navigate the tech industry.


10:00 - 11:00 am PT



January 18: Deadline to apply for Engaged Cities Award with Cities of Service

City-led strategies that engage citizens on solutions to pressing local problems. $50K prize.




January 22: Nonprofit Learning Lab Online Conference

Learn about corporate sponsorship, giving feedback, communications and board training

10:00 am - 12:35 pm PT




January 26: Tech Intersections Ally Skills Workshop

Become better advocates for women and nonbinary people of color. Open to all.

8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613


Full conference here (8:00 am - 5:30 pm)


January 26-27: Cultivating Right Livelihood workshop

Explore economics, ecology, and transition for a more beautiful and sustainable world


Santa Cruz, CA



January 29: Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good

Ann Mei, former USAID Chief Innovation Officer, on tech, nonprofits, and government

12:00 - 1:30 pm

The Blum Center at UC Berkeley, Blum Hall, B100, Berkeley, CA 94720




February 19-20: Data on Purpose conference at Stanford

Ethical data use, data-driven decision making, and how to build digital capacity.


Stanford, CA






Kiva (SF) is hiring a Director, Strategic Development, Senior Platform Engineer, Full Stack Engineer and Social Media Manager.

Black Girls CODE (Oakland) is hiring a Curriculum Manager, Operations Manager, and Program Manager.

Stanford (Palo Alto) is hiring a Social Problem-Solving Accelerator Operations Lead.

Be a Judge or Mentor for a Big Ideas at Berkeley Student Innovation Contest!

Mentor: Work with a team to advance their Big Idea from January - March (6-10 hours total)

Full proposal judge: Review ~6 proposals to identify the most viable and impactful ideas from March - April (6-8 hours total)

Click here to apply.

Questions? Contact francis.gonzales@berkeley.edu


USAID's program Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is accepting applications that test ideas and scale proven solutions for global development challenges. Grant funding ($50K to 5M) for solutions that demonstrate impact, cost-effectiveness, and a pathway to scale.


Job board for AI related roles


Techtonica is seeking a Technical Apprenticeship Program Manager, a Business Development Manager, and Board Member


Grappling with a difficult work situation? Unsure what to do? Chat with a trained Empower Work peer counselor. Immediate, confidential, free. Text 510-674-1414 or visit empowerwork.org


Tech Jobs for Good - Social enterprise job listings in tech for good.


Turn The Tweet: donate based on keywords in presidential tweets, to support charities. For example, “fake news” would trigger donations to Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Be a beta tester: Sign up at Turn The Tweet


Thanks to our sponsor, TechSoup.


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