Digital inclusion

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E16: Lina Klebanov, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Empowering Communities through Digital Access
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One of the biggest takeaways from the past year and a half has been that the “old normal” wasn’t working – like the digital divide.

Common Impact Recruiting Partners for Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Midwest Nonprofits

Virtual Day of Skills-Based Service to be Held During National Volunteer Week
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Common Impact, the national organization that matches companies and nonprofits with proven models of impact for skills-based volunteering, has announced that it will hold a virtual Skills for Cities event on Wednesday, April 21st during National Volunteer Week. Skills for Cities unites corporate professionals with nonprofits for a cross-sector day of skills-based consulting to build their capacity to do good in their communities.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E27: Reflections on a Challenging, Clarifying, Transformative Year

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“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen’s famous words were a source of comfort for Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly – and many of us in the social impact field – during this difficult year.

Comcast Hosts Digital Equity Summit Focused on Meeting Veterans' Needs in the Digital Age and Announces Nearly $220,000 in Donations to Support Digital Inclusion Efforts for Veterans in Connecticut, Vermont and Western Massachusetts

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Executives from Comcast Corporation and Comcast’s Western New England Region, which serves 300 communities in Connecticut, Vermont, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire and New York, recently held a virtual summit on the topic of veterans to raise awareness of the impact the digital divide has on them. As part of the event, Comcast also announced several donations worth more than $220,000 to support digital inclusion efforts in Connecticut, Vermont and western Massachusetts.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E4: Jeff Senne, PwC

Make Equity a Business Priority
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PwC has been recognized time and again for its responsible business practices and its organizational culture. In this week's episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews PwC Responsible Business Leader Jeff Senne, a key leader in PwC’s shift from corporate responsibility to responsible business leadership. Jeff speaks to PwC’s business imperative to create a more equitable society, which he pursues through the lens of digital inclusion.

Digitally Forgotten: Why Digital Inclusion Matters For Your Organization

by Michael Fieldhouse
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Editor's Note: Stuart Meadley and Alex Stock contributed to this report. This article series is sponsored by DXC Technology and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Our society and economy are built on connections and relationships. Digital technology provides the possibility of a truly inclusive society, supporting the greatest number of participants, with services and quality of life never before possible.

HP Rolls Out Digital Inclusion and Learning Labs in India

HP World on Wheels expected to bring access to IT and quality education to 6,400 Indian villages.
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With so many science and engineering professionals emerging from India, it’s easy to forget that much of the country is trying to bring quality education to millions of students in rural areas.

Supporting the UK to Be One of the Most Digitally Savvy Nations on Earth

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The digital revolution signals an era of huge opportunity. It is already affecting us all – changing the ways in which we interact as individuals and societies. It is providing us with more opportunities and greater choice but it is also disruptive and is changing the ways we live our lives. To truly benefit – it also requires us to develop new skills and confidence constantly.

New Capital One and Points of Light Partnership Creates Opportunities in the Digital Economy

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator Seeks to Scale the Most Innovative and Promising Social Ventures Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion Through Its Spring 2016 Program
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ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2016 /3BL Media/  The Points of Light Civic Accelerator, the first national accelerator program and investment fund in the country focused on "civic ventures,” has launched an application to call for innovative, early-stage social ventures with business models that focus on digital and financial inclusion to help more people succeed in the digital economy.

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation: ConnectEd India Employee Engagement Highlights

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Girls in India face many gender barriers when pursuing a career. English classes taught by Alcatel-Lucent employee volunteers, and virtual mentorship sessions with high-level staff prepare and motivate girl students of ConnectEd to develop and achieve their career goals.

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