2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges with both new and heightened obstacles facing our communities on a global and local level. With hope for a brighter future, we reflect on the ideas from 2020 that we want to celebrate and carry with us as we enter 2021.
Twenty years ago, with some seed money from his last startup and a vision to change the world, Jim Fruchterman founded Benetech, a nonprofit dedicated to building tech that serves all of humanity. Today, Benetech continues to build on the founding vision, expanding our impact to empower communities across the globe with software for social good.
Benetech showcases impact of software solutions that leverage AI and advanced techniques to achieve inclusive education, global literacy, justice and equity.
KP Naidu is the new VP, Benetech Labs, and will oversee Benetech’s early stage software initiatives across poverty alleviation, human rights, and inclusive education and employment, and take the most viable ones to scale.
Lale Tekisalp, MBA student at UC Berkeley and Benetech summer intern, describes her research project on the changing Corporate Social Responsibility landscape.