Technology scales social impact. Across the globe, diverse tech nonprofit entrepreneurs are applying technology to social issues ranging from education, to healthcare, to human rights. These entrepreneurs achieve impact at scale thanks to the power of tech, support from Silicon Valley, and new funding models. Accelerate Good Global unites the tech for good community – a group of tenaciously benevolent, fearless leaders who are dedicated to building, supporting, and funding social impact. Accelerate Good Global explores the solutions and people creating a next-generation social sector.
The Founder of Code for America, Jennifer served as the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
DeRay is an activist, organizer, educator, Co-Founder of We The Protesters, and currently hosts Pod Save the People.
Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and best-selling author of Smarter Faster Better and The Power of Habit
Founder and CEO of CrisisTextLine, America’s 1st, free, 24/7 text line for people in crisis, Nancy served as turn-around CEO of DoSomething.org, & founded the nonprofit Dress for Success
David is the President of Policy and Advocacy at CZI, a philanthropic organization that seeks to engineer change at scale in science, education & issues related to justice & opportunity.
Justin is the Founder of Google.org’s racial justice initiative, and is responsible for Google.org’s $50M+ U.S. philanthropy.
The Founder of Lesbians Who Tech, Leanne is an entrepreneur, investor and thought leader at the intersection of technology and diversity.
Chase is the Co-Founder and CEO of Watsi, technology that gives everyone access to healthcare
Sean White leads innovative development of the experiences, systems, & technologies that enable creative expression, connect us to each other, and enhance our understanding of the world around us.
Sarah is founder and CEO of Proday.co. An investor and entrepreneur, she has worked at Apple, Red Bull, Chanel, Mohr Davidow Ventures and several venture backed startups
The founding Executive Director of Partnership on AI, Terah was formerly Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Emily Chang is the anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology, and author of BROTOPIA: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley
Aston was the first engineer at Dropbox, where he helped build out the website and the API. He is currently the Engineering Lead at United Masters and a Fast Forward Board Member.
Kalpa is the Vice President of Engineering at Comcast California, and is currently on the advisory board for the non-profit Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT).
Alex is Chief Strategy Officer at Human Rights Foundation. He has served as Vice President ofStrategy for the Oslo Freedom Forum since its inception in 2009
Laura is the Founder & CEO of Atipica, as well as a founding member of Project Include
Syrian journalist & human right defender, co-founder & spokesperson of RBSS
Robby is the Social Impact Development Chef at Consensys, the leading firm within the Blockchain andCryptocurrency markets
Jonathan manages grant evaluation projects and learning initiatives across Knight Foundation, recently creating the Scaling Civic Tech report.
Bob Filbin is Chief Data Scientist at Crisis Text Line, the first large-scale 24/7 national crisis line for teens on the medium they use and trust most: texting
Trevor is a co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. Previously, we worked as an activist at EFF.
Olivia is the author of The Charisma Myth and has lectured at Stanford, Yale, Harvard, MIT, the Marine Corps War College and the United Nations
Sri is Amazon Web Services’ Global Lead in Public Sector Internet of Things
Callisto is a tech platform built to combat sexual assault by empowering survivors to make the choice that’s right for them.
Shannon is a Co-Founder & ED of Fast Forward. Previously, she was the founding ED of Spark, the world’s largest network of millennial philanthropists.
Kevin is an experienced software entrepreneur and the Co-Founder/President of Fast Forward, the accelerator for tech nonprofits.
Nithya is Co-Founder & CEO of Nexleaf, which leverages low-cost sensors in global health, climate change, and sustainable agriculture
Alex is the founder & CEO of Beyond 12, a nonprofit that integrates personalized coaching with intelligent technology to increase college graduation rates for 1st generation students.
Brandon is the Founder & CEO of Raheem, a tech-nonprofit committed to increasing police transparency, accountability, & building a world free of police violence
Gavin applies behavioral economics to energy markets to develop ultra-low-cost techniques to deliver more renewable power and energy efficiency at scale
Liz is the CEO of OnlineSOS, a digital safe haven for victims of online harassment
Josh Nesbit is the Chief Executive Officer of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit organization founded to improve health in the hardest-to-reach communities.
Rikin Gandhi is chief executive officer of Digital Green, which empowers smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty through the power of technology and grassroots partnerships.
Founder of Democracy Earth Foundation, a non-profit building incorruptible digital governance technology; and the Partido de la Red, the 1st digital political party.
Vichi is the Co-Founder of Real Talk, a sex education app for middle school students that delivers credible information through text-based storytelling
Co-Founder of JustFix.nyc, World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Forbes 30 Under 30 2018
Zach founded Hack Club, the program he wish he had in high school, and has been awarded the Thiel Fellowship and Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work
Ronnie is a FinTech entrepreneur creating a new way to deliver fair and affordable financial services to low and middleincome earners
Ashley is Co-Founder & CEO of MindRight, a platform that provides proactive daily mental health support for teens via SMS-based coaching
Bryan is the Executive Director of Box.org
Meghan is the Director of Nonprofit Market Development at Twilio. Previously she was the Managing Director, Sales and Marketing, at Change.org.
Tiana is the Founder & Executive Director at the Center for Technology & Civic Life.
Sixto Cancel is the founder and CEO of Think of Us, a non-profit dedicated to leveraging technology toimprove the life outcomes of foster youth aging out of the system.
Premal is the Co-Founder and President of Kiva. He’s also a Board Member for Watsi and VolunteerMatch.