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Benetech Welcomes Human-Centered Computing Expert Clayton Lewis

I recently sat down with Clayton Lewis, Professor of Computer Science and Fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, who is serving as an advisor to Benetech’s DIAGRAM Center for six months. Clayton’s expertise in human computer interaction, inclusive design, and assistive technology for students with learning differences will […]

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What is Software for Social Good? 

Benetech believes that the majority of social enterprises that will successfully drive impact at scale during the next decade will have software and data at the core of their service delivery. Software for Social Good is software built for or applied to the social sector to maximize positive social impact. The organizations that make up the […]

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A Genius Approach to Forging a More Inclusive STEM Education Future

A powerful conversation on removing barriers to STEM education took place earlier this week at the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley with no less than a panel of MacArthur Foundation Fellows also known as MacArthur Geniuses. From learning differences to gender and race issues, the panelists did not hold back on their recommendations for nurturing […]

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Infographic: Software for Social Good

The majority of social enterprises to successfully drive impact at scale during the next decade will have software and data at their core. That’s where software for social good comes into play. What is software for social good? What challenges can it address? What are some exciting software for social good innovations that are underway? Our infographic has […]

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Making STEM Education Inclusive to All

As technological innovation continues to affect virtually every field and industry, the demand for workers with expertise in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) keeps increasing. With higher than average wages and lower than average unemployment rates, STEM careers are highly desirable for today’s graduates. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 1.1 million computing-related job […]

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