The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World (Hardcover)

The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World By Amy Sample Ward, Afua Bruce Cover Image
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Description


Changing the way we use, develop, and fund technology for social change is possible, and it starts with you. The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World outlines a vision of a more equitable and just world along with practical steps to creating it, appropriately leveraging technology along the way.

In the book, you'll find:

  • Strategies for changing culture and investments inside social impact organizations
  • Ways to change technology development so it incorporates more of society
  • Examples of data, security, and privacy laws and policies that need to change to protect vulnerable populations and advance positive change

Ideal for nonprofit leaders, social activists, policymakers, technologists, entrepreneurs, founders, managers, and other business leaders, The Tech That Comes Next belongs in the libraries of anyone who envisions a world in which technology helps advance, rather than hinders, positive social change.

About the Author


AMY SAMPLE WARD is driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change. They are the CEO of NTEN, a nonprofit creating a world where missions and movements are more successful through the skillful and equitable use of technology. Amy's second book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere, was a Terry McAdam Book Award finalist. AFUA BRUCE is a leading public interest technologist who has spent her career working at the intersection of technology, policy, and society. Her career has spanned the government, nonprofit, private, and academic sectors, as she has held senior science and technology positions at a data science nonprofit, the White House, the FBI, and IBM. Afua has a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, as well as an MBA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781119859819
ISBN-10: 1119859816
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English