#SFTech4Good November Events and Resources

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SFTech4Good Event of the Month

November 14: Beyond the Technology Donation with Tableau and Bloomberg

Join a discussion with Bloomberg’s Civic Bridge project team and Neal Myrick, the Head of Tableau Foundation and Director of Social Impact at Tableau.
6:30-9:00 pm

Bloomberg Tech Hub - 140 New Montgomery, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 



Other Events

October 27: Public Impact Design Training in San Francisco with CivicMakers!

Human-centered design, systems thinking and reflective practice for systems change.

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Impact Hub San Francisco @ 1885 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94103




October 30: Deadline to Apply to DataKind - Volunteer Data Science Project

Help more college students graduate with your data science skills.

Apply here


November 1: Kiva San Jose & the Peninsula Launch Party

Join Kiva and special guest Mayor Sam Liccardo to celebrate the region's small business owners.

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Corinthian Grand Ballroom @ 196 N. 3rd St San Jose, CA 95112




November 1: Bay Area Women Activists: From the Ground to the Sky

This Women Speakers Series, launched in March 2017 with Gloria Steinem, highlights dynamic women who have made important contributions to human rights, social justice, and gender equality.

5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Women's Building @ 3543 18th Street San Francisco, CA 94110

$50 – $25,000



November 2: Innovations in Corporate Social Impact Summit

Learn from corporate professionals who are increasing corporate social and environmental impact. 

1:00 – 6:00 pm

Cooley San Francisco Office @ 101 California St # 5 San Francisco, CA 94111

$325 – $400



November 2: WomenWhoHack

Network with top women developers, designers, and product managers - meet companies. No commitments: just fun smart engineers to chat with!

7:00 - 9:30 pm

405 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94105

Various tickets prices; Invite-only event

Register (Code Required): ALLACCESS 


November 3: Kintone Connect

Digital business and workplace collaboration, employee engagement, and diversity/inclusion.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mission Bay Conference Center @ 1675 Owens St #251 San Francisco, CA 94158

Register (Free tickets with code 'TECH4GOOD')

Questions? email events@kintone.com


November 3: 2017 CEDAW Women's Human Rights Awards Breakfast

Care about human rights, women’s rights, or UN goals? Attend this event.

8:30 - 11:00 am

Golden Gate Ballroom @ the Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

$100-275 (free for volunteers)

Register (Contact for volunteer tickets: pattimorse@hotmail.com )


November 7: D-Rev open studios

Learn about D-Rev - a nonprofit creating world-class, affordable health technologies for the poor.

695 Minneapolis St, SF

7:00 - 8:30 pm

Free with RSVP

Register by emailing: info@d-rev.org


November 7: 2017 Women of Color Leadership Forum

Find out how to activate change inside organizations to embrace more diversity and inclusion.

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

450 Concar Dr, San Mateo, CA 94402-2681

$125 - $250




November 7 - 8: Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government

For government employees to learn and practice data analysis for the public sector. 

Tue, Nov 7, 8:00 am – Wed, Nov 8, 4:30 pm

San Mateo Credit Union Headquarters @ 350 Convention Way Redwood City, California

$600 – $950



November 10: Greenermind Party with Purpose

A gathering to fuel community, with yoga, art, games, dancing, lightning talks, and connection. 

6:00 – 11:55 pm

400 Treat Ave #F San Francisco, CA




November 10-11: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges (NYC)

Help build a more equitable economy across income, race and class strata.

Friday, Nov 10, 8:00 am – Saturday, Nov 11, 6:00 pm




November 13: Apply to Judge Big Ideas at Berkeley social innovation competition

Big Ideas Contest: Providing funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of students who have 'Big Ideas.'

To serve as a judge or mentor this year, fill out the application form.


November 13 – 15: Public Good App House: Festival of the Americas (DC)

Learn participatory methodologies, see public good technology products and to discuss how to use technology to address and respond to the 2017 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Three-day event; festival style, in multiple locations, across Washington D.C.

Register for free tickets

Learn more


November 14: Social Table - Organized by AdaptivePath.org

An evening of lightning talks about design for social impact.

6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Pier, Pier 1, Bay 2 San Francisco, CA 94111




November 29-30: Blockchain Expo North America

Hear from blockchain speakers including IBM, Citi, Uber, Hyperledger, Evercoin and Dragonchain. 

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Santa Clara Convention Center @  5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

$0 - $1,500

20% off with promo code TECH4GOOD20.





Mission Minded

Brand strategy firm that works with nonprofits, hiring a full-time, remote Marketing Associate



Hiring Developer Advocate to jumpstart community effort in SF


Taproot Foundation

The Advisory Services team is hiring for a Consultant in the Bay Area office. 


Data Grant from Delta Analytics

Could your nonprofit or social venture use some pro bono data analytics and data management services? Apply for a 6-month project with fellows in data science, economic consulting and engineering. (Deadline October 30)



Seeds Initial Coin Offering Pre-sale

Acquire SEEDS Tokens during the Pre-Sale phase for 15% off. Social impact gaming startup.

Article: Six ways investing in social impact will grow your business by Angela Rastegar (Campbell), SFTech4Good member, Founder of Agora for Good, advisor to ImpactMatters, consultant on Corporate Social Responsibility.

This article provides six case studies on how successful companies use social impact to do well by doing good. (5 min read).


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That’s all for November!


- KatharineReginaRoslyn and Ricki

SFTech4Good producers

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