Ep 35: Trust in the Age of Disbelieving
What do a science foundation and an art museum have in common? This week, we pair Adam Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, with Adam Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Last year, the Sloan Foundation granted $100,000 to the Whitney for a exhibition exploring the intersection of art and science over the last 50 years. In this episode, the two Adams talk about the importance of partnerships like this one, how to increase trust in both art and science, and how the public interacts with it.
How to Resolve Your Nonprofit’s Next Wicked Problem
What can nonprofits learn from makers and user-centered design? Dr. Pam Davis, founder of Wellbotics, shows how using analytical strategies pulled from the design sector can help nonprofits follow a clear process towards tackling complex and nuanced issues in any field.
Survivor Centered, Survivor Focused
We are focused on communities, on organizations, and on individuals. We’ve had the most success when we return to our northern star—working in service of our goal of survivor-centered service.
Design Thinking in the Nonprofit World
Nonprofits are, by their very nature, required to be creative in their efficiency and operational approaches. Design Thinking is a strong tool to enable this at little cost.
How Higher Education Can Close the Technology Skills Gap
Higher education is well positioned to close the technology skills gap, if both students and schools take the proper steps to adequately position themselves to reflect the job market. Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology's Dr. Aisha Francis shares some effective strategies they have implemented to address this issue.
Following the Siren’s Song
Sirenian International speaks for the manatees (and dugongs).
Of Cat Videos and Adorable Toddlers
Developing a polished, professional presence on the Internet can be a time-consuming, technically demanding, frustrating undertaking. This is where Atlanta-based 48in48 comes into play.
Don’t Be Shy – Develop It
Girl Develop It provides affordable and judgment-free opportunities for adult women interested in learning web and software development through accessible in-person programs. Through affordable classes, GDI remains true to their mission of helping women of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence.
The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers: Mentoring the Next Generation of Programming
The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers is a 501c(3) non-profit programming school with the mission of igniting young minds through programming. The LEAGUE has learned that a unique mentorship model is the key to achieving their larger goal of preparing students for science and technology careers of the 21st century.
Supporting the Next Generation of Technology Pioneers
4-H, the nation’s largest youth development organization, grows confident young people who are empowered for life today and prepared for career tomorrow.