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[liberationtech] Fwd: GoodJobs Challenge: Open Data, Jobs and the Social Sector

Sam King samking at cs.stanford.edu
Tue Mar 12 00:21:23 PDT 2013


It looks like PACS is putting on a great event.  Code the Change has been
helping them with some of the planning, and they have a lot of great folks
involved.

Details and registration are below.

Sam King
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can help the CS for Social Change movement!
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From: Sam Spiewak <spiewak at stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: GoodJobs Challenge: Open Data, Jobs and the Social Sector


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*GoodJobs*

A challenge focused on open data, jobs, and the social sector

GoodJobs invites Stanford students to create mobile and web tools that will
help young people access social impact jobs.

*Who is behind it?*

   - Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
   - White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation
   - White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
   - Aspen Institute Impact Careers Initiative

*Who can participate?*
Any Stanford student who is passionate about social impact! Whether you are
a graduate or undergrad, have coding and data skills or social sector
expertise, specialize in marketing or product design, or are just
interested in participating, you are welcome to register.

*How will it work?*
Teams of 4-6 students from diverse areas of expertise will form prior to
the event and will have the opportunity to review the data sets ahead of
time. On April 20th, all the teams will come together at Stanford’s
d.school to work intensely for a full day fleshing out their ideas, getting
expert mentoring and input, designing a prototype, and planning their pitch.

*Judges*

   - Aditya Agarwal - VP of Engineering, Dropbox
   - Lucy Bernholz – Visiting Scholar, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and
   Civil Society
   - Somesh Dash – Principal, Institutional Venture Partners
   - Jonathan Greenblatt – Director, White House Office of Social Innovation
   - John Lilly – Partner, Greylock Partners
   - Dustin Moskovitz – Co-founder, Facebook
   - (more to be announced)


*Register*
http://www.stanford.edu/group/iriss/pacs-forms/goodjobs.fb

IMPORTANT: enrollment is limited and we will be selecting the best
applicants. Apply today!

*FAQs & Questions*

   - I have a team in mind, can we register together? Yes.
   - Do I need to have a team already? No, individuals can register and be
   matched with a team.
   - I'm not a coder but I know a lot about the social sector, can I
   participate? Yes!


*Questions?*

   - Sam Spiewak, Program Manger, the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and
   Civil Society:spiewak at stanford.edu
   - Elizabeth Woodson, Director of Outreach, the Stanford Center on
   Philanthropy and Civil Society:ewoodson at stanford.edu
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