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Meet our 2013 Summer Interns—Part 2

Today we’d like to introduce you to our second cohort of interns: Javier Guzman and Marcos Rodriguez. They, too, were wonderful additions to the Benetech community. As in the first session of our Internship Program, Javier and Marcos participated in various company meetings, brown bag lunches and other learning opportunities. They were also extremely helpful in assisting Bookshare with daily tasks, including proofreading dozens of student-requested picture books and updating metadata in Spanish, which allowed us to process and add many new titles to our Spanish collection.

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SocialCoding4Good Featured on Taproot Foundation’s Blog

Somehow nearly six months have passed since our last-minute decision to attend the Taproot Foundation Global Pro Bono Summit. “Sure,” I thought, “what’s another 36-hour trip to New York and back?” In retrospect, I can’t believe we even gave it a second thought.

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Join the Benetech Team – We’re Hiring!

Are you inspired by the power of technology? Amazed at how it can improve—even transform—the lives of people all around the world? Would you want to work for a tech company whose sole purpose is to create and use technology that helps the people who need it most? Then join our team! What you’ll find […]

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Congressional Testimony Statement of Jim Fruchterman before the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Our founder and CEO, Jim Fruchterman, gave this morning a congressional testimony statement before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet on the subject “Innovation in America: The Role of Technology.” In his statement, Jim explains why well-balanced intellectual property laws inspire technology innovation and social good, and describes how […]

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Benetech’s “Social Enterprise Supply Chain” Benefitting People with Autism

Have you ever heard of the term Impact Sourcing? Basically, it’s when a company will outsource certain jobs or tasks in a way that makes a positive impact on society. Impact Sourcing especially benefits people who are disadvantaged, like those who live in an area with severely low employment or people with disabilities. At Benetech, […]

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