The Future of Public Interest Tech


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Creating an environment where public interest tech can flourish will require a robust pipeline: more people wanting to go into this field, more places for them to go, and a better market that matches supply with demand. This closing session will sum up the day and discuss future directions for growing the field, funding trajectories, outstanding needs and gaps, and how you can get involved.

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand how philanthropic funding supports the emerging field of public interest tech.
2: Learn about the growing pipeline connecting tech talent to public interest needs and opportunities.
3: Learn about specific entry points to public interest tech, like fellowships and job opportunities.

Participants
Ben Wizner

, ACLU

Bruce Schneier

Security Technologist, Researcher, and Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

Jenny Toomey

Director, Internet Freedom, Ford Foundation

Security Strategy & Architecture

security awareness practitioner perspectives privacy government regulations ethics data security


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