The Impact of Technology on Social Philanthropy
Monday, December 5, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
Join SHPE Boston for this very interesting presentation on social philanthropy. How does technology accelerate the creation of a non-profit business and its activities? We will cover various case studies and talk about the positive and negative impact that technology and overnight popularity can have on these types of businesses and some of their activities like fundraising.
Alfredo Alvarez will be talking about his experience growing a nonprofit from zero to more than 800 users. Additionally, he will explain how different technologies impacted the journey, positively and negatively. Best practices will be given on preparation for overnight success and sudden changes. Various case studies will also be presented including the cases of ArrancaPR, Resilient Coders and Parachute Teachers on helping communities grow.
This workshop is open to everyone! - members, nonmembers, hispanics and nonhispanics.
***Please bring a government issued, photo ID with you to be allowed in the Microsoft NERD Center.
Join us and get to know SHPE Boston!
Alfredo Alvarez is a software development engineering lead at GeniusLinks and the first hire from the company. Alfredo has been involved in different philanthropic initiatives and fundraising efforts for over 15 years. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez with a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and a Master of Science from Depaul University in Chicago.
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Boston Chapter
The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Boston Chapter (SHPE Boston or the Chapter) is a professional organization whose goal is to enable Latinos in the New England area (including MA, ME, NH, VT and RI) to pursue, obtain and develop successful careers with top research and development, high-tech (i.e., hardware, software and IT services), and communications companies, as well as other science- and engineering-based organizations.
SHPE Boston achieves these goals by collaborating with its corporate partners and its membership to promote education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, and providing resources for professional and career development to its members.