Public Interest Technology refers to the study and application of technology expertise to advance the public interest, generate public benefits, promote the public good. All successful PIT projects also have a strong diversity, equity, and inclusion lens applied to the work.
This hour-long session will explore how to design a PIT project that addresses DEI in a meaningful way. Attendees will hear about examples of PIT projects that center communities, and describe specific activities and actions that strong PIT projects incorporate to bring a strong DEI lens to the work.
Afua Bruce (@afua_bruce), Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University – Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, and co-author of The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World is excited to present Creating a Strong Public Interest Technology Project.
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