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How One Nonprofit Is Fighting Hunger At Its Roots

July 27, 2017

DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) really targets the cycle of hunger and poverty in an effort to throw a wrench into the vicious spiral. Each of their ventures creates opportunities for meaningful careers, access to healthy food, and tests innovative solutions to systemic failures. But when we break it down, what does that really mean? DC… Read more »

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How Two Neighbors Shared Much More Than Wifi And Helped An International Community

May 22, 2017

Craig Newmark and Organic Health Response come full circle 8 years later After a chance meeting at a San Francisco coffee shop eight years ago, the founder of craigslist took a chance on a dreamer with a big idea. That dream was Organic Health Response, a nonprofit that now helps thousands of underserved people in… Read more »

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Women Startup Challenge Winner Simprints is Solving a World Problem One Fingerprint at a Time

May 12, 2017

Hey, just recently the Women Startup Challenge Europe announced the winners of the first international pitch competition. Women entrepreneurs from six countries competed for €50,000 in cash among other prizes at London's City Hall. The 10 finalists pitched their ventures before an important panel of tech industry executives and investors on May 3 at London's… Read more »

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TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

May 3, 2017

Folks, the global TruthBuzz challenge aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. This is being hosted by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). TruthBuzz wants your creative solutions for taking fact-checking beyond long-form explanations and bullet points. The Craig Newmark Foundation has teamed up to support 'em and… Read more »

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30 Women in London's Tech Scene to Follow on LinkedIn

April 26, 2017

Folks, the Women Startup Challenge Europe is next week in London on May 3rd at City Hall. Leading up to that, my team and I are showcasing women in tech around London in a series. This is Part II of that series. If you missed the first installation, you can check out 25 London Tech… Read more »

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25 London Tech Women to Follow on Twitter

April 14, 2017

Hey, there's a problem with gender equity in tech, and unless we're actively doing something about it, it won't get fixed. Not everyone has the money or expertise to become investors and fund women-led startups, but sometimes it's the little things. You can do something as simple as talk about the gender gap to create… Read more »

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