As we look forward to this year's OGP Summit in Ottawa, we reflect on the powerful conversations from the 2018 summit, sharing hard won wisdom from social impact changemakers using technology for good governance.
In our work with the inaugural Ford Tech Fellows cohort, we surfaced key tips for integrating “techspertise” in philanthropy.
We worked with the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics for the second year in a row to tell the story of open data in New York.
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Over the last two months, we’ve welcomed three new team members to support programmatic work across our portfolio. Mohammed Maikudi and Abayomi Akinbo are our civic technology experts based in the West Africa office, leveraging years of experience building connections across government, civil society, and private sector actors in Nigeria and beyond. Alyssa Kropp works out of Reboot HQ, using her skills in design, research and project management to uncover creative and practical ideas for our programs.
New Yorkers put open data to work everyday, whether its helping agencies run more effectively or using public City information to improve their communities and businesses. Reboot is currently working with the NYC Open Data Program to develop the City’s first-ever strategic plan for open data, and we’ve developed a brief survey to get YOUR input. If you have 10 minutes, you have the chance to make your voice heard in the process. Survey closes August 6, 2019—submit yours today!
From May 29th to 31st, Panthea Lee, Yop Rwang Pam, Corey Chao, and Ugochi Ekwueme will lead and join sessions at the 6th Open Government Partnership Summit in Ottawa, Canada. Our Thursday session, “The Story of Open: New Tools for Impactful Open Government Journalism,” introduces approaches to support journalists developing accessible narratives around #OpenGov. Our Friday panel, “Culture Hacking for Open Gov: How to Use Art, Film, and Pop Culture to Up Our Impact,” features culture-shapers using different mediums to engage wider audiences in movements for the public good. Follow along at #OGPCanada!
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