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Aug 102022

Dataraising and Digital Civil Society

August 10th, 2022 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PT - What is dataraising and why should nonprofits care? For millennia...

Jul 272022

The Upgrade Initiative: Me, My .Org, and AI

July 27th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PT - The Upgrade Initiative is a collaborative effort to integrate digital skills...

Jul 132022

The Upgrade Initiative: Navigating a Sea of Disinformation

July 13th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST - The Upgrade Initiative is a collaborative effort to integrate digital skills...

May 262022

TRUST, SAFETY AND CONTENT POLICY

May 26th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST - After the exploration of content policy through different angles –...

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May 42022

Disrupting Big Tech: Independent, Community-Rooted AI Research focused on Africa & the African diaspora

May 4th, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm PT - The Center for African Studies (CAS) is excited to host...

Apr 42022

Climate Change and the Voluntary Sector Virtual Seminar Series

April 4th, 2022 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT - Registration Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlc-GtqD4iG9PX8cmqYSIvYFAmotDYr4sR Building Power? The Role of International NGOS...

Mar 282022

Decolonizing Data, One Language at a Time.

March 28th, 2022 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am PT - At a time of growing anxiety about the ubiquity of...

Mar 172022

Content Policy and Elections: Case Studies from France and India

March 17th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST - This private workshop on content policy approaches and elections will...

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Feb 232022

Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era. Think Global, Act Local

February 23rd, 2022 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm PT - Digital advocacy organizations are a novel, significant addition to the...

Feb 172022

Content Moderation & Civil Society: Case Studies from Zimbabwe, Russia, Palestine and Brazil

February 17th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST - This private workshop on content moderation approaches from civil society...

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Jan 272022

Zero-rating in Africa, Reconsidered

January 27th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PT - Throughout the world, people access the Internet via various zero-rated...

Jan 252022

Effective Philanthropy for Advisors

January 25 - 26th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am PDT - **This event, originally scheduled for November 15-16, 2021, has been...

Dec 82021

Seattle Arts & Lectures with Lucy Bernholz

December 8th, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PT - In How We Give Now, Lucy Bernholz shows that philanthropy is...

Dec 12021

The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe

December 1st, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PT - This talk will focus on the the social politics of...

Nov 182021

Content Moderation Beyond Social Media

November 18th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST - This private workshop on Content Moderation Beyond Social Media proposes...

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Nov 162021

2021 China Social Innovation Summit

November 16 - 17th, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm PT - The 2021 China Social Innovation Summit will be held virtually...

Nov 162021

Philanthropy and Power

November 16th, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm PT - Join us for a conversation about the many intersections of...

Nov 42021

Making a difference without millions: How Americans give now

November 4th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PT - Join our distinguished panelists for a dynamic discussion on Lucy...

Oct 202021

Talk Radio Europe: How We Give Now

October 20th, 2021 - 8:10 am to 8:25 am PT - Listen to Talk Radio Europe to hear Lucy Bernholz discuss...

Oct 142021

Education for Philanthropy Professionals

October 14 - 29th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm PST - Stanford PACS’ Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative (EPLI) is excited to...

Oct 142021

Moderating Dangerous Organizations Using a Multi-Stakeholder Approach

October 14th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PT - This private workshop on Moderating Dangerous Organizations Using a Multi-Stakeholder...

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Oct 122021

Rewriting the Rules of Philanthropy: How We Give Now

October 12th, 2021 - 8:00 am to 9:00 am PT - Philanthropy is not the sole domain of institutions or wealthy...

Oct 122021

Book Launch: How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide for the Rest of Us

October 12th, 2021 - 3:00 am to 4:00 am PT - Sciences Po, the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair and the Philanthro-Lab are...

Oct 52021

Climate Change and The Voluntary Sector Virtual Speaker Series

October 5th, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT - Climate Change Vulnerability and Resilience of the Nonprofit Social Safety...

Sep 292021

Effective Philanthropy for Advisors

September 29 - 30th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am - This interactive workshop is designed for advisors who would like...

Sep 282021

National Center for Family Philanthropy, Trustee Education Institute Speaking Engagement

September 28 - 30th, 2021 - NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive overview of the...

Sep 202021

Advisors in Philanthropy Annual Conference Speaking Engagements

September 20 - 21st, 2021 - Join Advisors in Philanthropy “as we elevate the philanthropic conversation and create...

Jun 232021

How Social Science Advances Our Understanding of Pandemics

June 23rd, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm PT - Scientific research, innovation, and evidence have contributed to COVID-19 mitigation...

Jun 162021

Decoding Digital Democracy in Africa

June 16th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am PST - The Digital Civil Society Lab is delighted to be partnering...

Jun 162021

Leading Together 2021: Digital Dependencies, Discrimination, and Democracy: What are Philanthropy’s Roles?

June 16th, 2021 - 11:20 am to 12:10 pm PST - Every aspect of public life depends on digital systems. Awareness...

Jun 22021

The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism

June 2nd, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - In this talk, Couldry and Mejias draw on their recent...

May 272021

Student Event: A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas

May 27th, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 1:50 pm PT - ANAND GIRIDHARADAS is the author of Winners Take All, The...

May 262021

Hashtag heroes vs. disinfo dystopia: The left, the right, and the truth about social media activism

May 26th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Recent scholarship has generated two distinct impressions of US-based social...

May 242021

Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America

May 24th, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Acclaimed photographer Mary Beth Meehan and Stanford Professor of Communication...

May 192021

2021 Tech and Racial Equity Conference: Anti-Racist Technologies for a Just Future

May 19 - 20th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm PDT - May 19-20 Rapidly developing technologies can be an unprecedented force...

May 192021

Toward a Pluriverse of Care: Messaging Transnational Indigenous Protest

May 19th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Scholars of social media and social protest have established that...

May 182021

Philanthropy in Times of Uncertainty: A guide to effective giving in Latin America

May 18th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am - The Center for Philanthropy and Social Investments (CEFIS) of the...

May 122021

Civic signals: The qualities of flourishing digital spaces

May 12th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Talia Stroud is a Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism and...

May 62021

Book Launch: Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

May 6th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT - Join the Ada Lovelace Institute, Department of Media and Communications...

May 52021

The Black Freedom Struggle & Movement Capture

May 5th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Utilizing a historical lens, this talk will examine the influence...

Apr 282021

Reviving Africa’s Endangered Civic Spaces

April 28th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - As threats to digital rights continue, it is important to...

Apr 152021

Education for Philanthropy Professionals

April 15 - 30th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm - Stanford PACS’ Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative (EPLI) is excited to...

Apr 142021

The Challenges of Audits, Accountability & Algorithmic Justice

April 14th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - As its popularity and proliferation increase, AI tools are slowly...

Apr 122021

Kate Crawford, Atlas of AI

April 12th, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Kate Crawford is a leading expert on how artificial intelligence is altering...

Apr 82021

AI and Democracy: Pursuing the Possibilities

April 8th, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT - Democracy and the Digital Transformation of Our Lives Digital technologies...

Apr 72021

How Status Seeking and Social Learning Shape Political Polarization on Social Media: Evidence from a Mixed-Method Field Experiment on Twitter

April 7th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Popular narratives about how social media shapes political polarization emphasize...

Mar 232021

Effective Philanthropy for Advisors

March 23 - 24th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Mar 192021

Conversation between Writers of Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

March 19th, 2021 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am PDT - One of the most far-reaching transformations in our era is...

Feb 252021

[Webinar] Findings on Giving Vehicle Use Among Bay Area Donors

February 25th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Presentation Slides: Full report here [Past] Event Info Join the...

Feb 172021

I Was Still Black When He Gave Me 200k: Transnational Frictions, Class, and the Tech Entrepreneurial Life

February 17th, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Please join the Center for African Studies and Stanford PACS...