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[liberationtech] Fwd: [CS+Social Good] CS+Social Good Events & Opportunities!

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Sun Jan 24 18:23:20 PST 2016

From: CS+Social Good <cs4good at>

Dinner with Facebook's, fully funded summer fellowships, and
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Hi friends -

It’s a beautiful day outside (finally not raining) and there are so many
fantastic CS+Social Good events and initiatives to be excited about. If
you’re looking for summer opportunities, free dinner, or awesome projects —
we got your back.


*Discussion - The Big Data Election*

*Monday, Jan 25, 6-7 PM*

*FloMo Lounge*

The "big data" revolution has hit the campaign trail. Join us to discuss
its implications for the future of American politics and democracy as a

Please RSVP *here*
to receive readings in advance.

*Tech Talk - Data Analytics w*

*Thursday, Jan 28, 7:30-8:30 PM*

*Gates 104*

is a Facebook-led initiative with the goal of bringing internet access and
the benefits of connectivity to the two-thirds of the world that doesn’t
have them.

Come learn about **
from our Analytics team who performs large scale data analysis, identify
actionable insights, suggest recommendations and influence the direction of
the business.
Q&A on the role and opportunities at Facebook will be included, and dinner
is provided!

*RSVP here*

*CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship*

Want to do something different this summer and design the experience you
always dreamed of? Fight HIV with an organization in Botswana? Work with
the UN to develop new features and software products? Help improve
education in Brazil?

We are kicking off the *CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship*! Through the
fellowship, students will receive funding and support to design their own
summer experience working with an organization to use tech to address
social issues, abroad or in the US.
If you're interested in the program, *apply here*


*The Pixel Project - Ending Violence Against Women*

*Web Developer*

The *Pixel Project*
a global volunteer-led virtual nonprofit using social media and virtual
tools to raise awareness, funds and volunteer power to end Violence Against
Women, is calling for web developers to join The Pixel Project's growing
team of volunteer professionals and post-graduate students who donate their
specialist skills to helping end Violence Against Women.

If interested, please contact *regina at*
<regina at>

*Dinner w Co-Founder of Kiva & Branch*

*Tuesday, Jan 26, 5 PM*

*Matt Flannery*
co-founded *Kiva*
(2004) and *Branch*
(2015), two microfinance institutions that are revolutionizing money
transfer around the world. Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission
to alleviate poverty by connecting people through lending. Leveraging the
internet and a worldwide network of micro-finance institutions, Kiva lets
individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the
world. Branch is a new mobile-based platform for microfinance with great
potential for social impact as well.

*RSVP here*

*Autodesk - Social Impact*

*Design Internship *

Autodesk is looking for rockstar designers and engineers for the following


   *Autodesk Foundation: Community Manager Intern*

   *Autodesk Foundation: Funders Network Intern*

   *Autodesk Foundation: Impact Design Portfolio Intern*

   *Autodesk Foundation: Impact & Investment Specialist Intern*

Interns will work in supporting philanthropy efforts within the Autodesk

*Stanford in Government*

*Summer Fellowships in Tech*

Spend your summer making a difference! Each summer, Stanford in Government
(SIG) provides over 70 Stanford undergraduates the opportunity to pursue
fully-funded summer internships all over the world. Students in all majors
and class years are welcome to apply. SIG offers two summer programs:


   *Fellowships* are summer internship placements organized and funded by
   SIG. We work with our partner organizations to organize fellowship
   positions, from energy nonprofits in Sacramento to the UN in Geneva. You
   can see a list of all summer 2016 fellowships *here*

   *Stipends* requires students to organize their own unpaid internship and
   request SIG funding after their internship placement has been confirmed.

The application is due on February 9th at 11:59pm. *Apply here*
and learn more about the fellowships *here*
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