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

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

Speakers include:

Danny Scott (Cara) – Since 2012, Danny has worked closely 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 President and as a broader advocate of Cara, Danny has been able to bring additional insight, perspective, and resources to Cara, 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 asenda.org 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 biking. Her passion for technology stems from how she’s witnessed its capability to bring people together for economic opportunity as well as 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 info@netimpactchicago.org if you have any additional questions. 

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Net Impact is an international community of more than 30,000 changemakers who are using our jobs to tackle the world’s toughest problems. We put our business skills to work for good in every sector, showing the world that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line, but people and planet too.

 

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