The Center for Global Policy Solutions is bringing together policymakers, tech professionals, advocates, experts and journalists for a discussion on how technological innovation will impact the future for women and people of color.
The 2017 summit takes place on April 26-28 at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Here is a sample of the topics that will be covered:
- The impact of artificial intelligence on the human workforce
- The rise of big data, fintech lending and the expansion of credit
- The role technology has played in revolutionizing movements for change
Speakers include Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, president & CEO, Center for Global Policy Solutions; Ron Gonzales, president & CEO, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley; Benjamin Jealous, partner, Kapor Capital; Mary Madden, researcher, Data & Society; Jessica Norwood, founder, The Runway Project; and several others.
You might also take interest in the Center’s Inclusive Innovation Competition, which will provide a $10,000 grant to the winning techpreneur who “develops products, services, programs, or policies that help make the application of technology, big data, and/or the operation of the tech sector more inclusive and economically and socially beneficial to marginalized communities.”