The world’s toughest problems – from global healthcare, to the education gap, to civil rights – deserve solutions powered by the best technology. All over the world diverse tech nonprofit founders are solving our most pressing issues through social innovation, the support of Silicon Valley tech, and new funding models. Accelerate Good Global unites the entire social impact ecosystem for two days focused on building community, challenging nonprofit norms, and cultivating new solutions around tech and philanthropy to build a next-generation social sector.
Accelerating good calls for celebration! Join us for the Accelerate Good Global Kick-Off Party at 5:00pm Thursday, March 2nd for cocktails, music, food, and fun.
Reporter for The New York Times and the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Power of Habit.
One of the West Coast’s first venture capitalists and Co-Chair of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation.
Chief executive officer for the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization behind Wikipedia, one of the world’s most beloved websites.
A tech entrepreneur and investor, Hadi is CEO of the education non-profit Code.org which has established computer science classes in 15% of US classrooms.
Leads Google.org, Google’s philanthropy, which provides more than $200 million yearly to support innovators using technology for humanity.
Mike is an entrepreneur and software engineer who co-founded Instagram in 2010. He has since scaled Instagram’s engineering team to a more than 50+ person organization.
The Future Justice Fund is a new grantmaking organization focusing on criminal justice reform in the United States.
Since co-founding Kiva in 2005, Premal has worked to promote Kiva’s mission and enable over 1M small businesses in over 75 countries to be financed by Kiva lenders.
Ben was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world, Fortune’s 40 Under 40 rising young business leaders, & Fast Company’s most creative people in business.
Kara Swisher is the executive editor of Recode, host of the Recode Decode podcast and co-executive producer of the Code Conference.
James leads Khan Academy’s efforts to bring a free world-class education to more students by developing products, programs and partnerships for and with teachers, schools, and districts.
Liz is a Senior Reporter at 60db, and was part of the founding team at Recode.
Dalila Wilson-Scott is Senior Vice President of Community Investment for Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast Foundation.
Former rocket engineer, leading social entrepreneur & CEO of Benetech, which created five world changing technology social enterprises.
Leads the tech & UX that power DonorsChoose.org’s philanthropic marketplace, which has gathered nearly $500 million in donations to help 21 million students.
Formerly a Marketing lead at Google, Erin is the first Executive Director of Twilio.org, the non-profit arm of Twilio Inc.
Rey launched tech nonprofit One Degree in 2011 to ensure that all families have access to services they need to overcome poverty.
TalkingPoints is a multilingual communication platform that connects teachers and families for increased engagement in their students’ education.
Coworker.org is a platform for people to advocate for change in the workplace. Previously, Jess spent time at Change.org & the SEIU.
Brittany is an activist and Co-Founder of Campaign Zero. She also serves as Vice President, National Community Alliances, at Teach For America.
Majal.org is a platform amplifying underrepresented voices through freedom of expression & access to information.
A serial entrepreneur who started companies in the telecom, software, hedge fund, & consumer retailing industries, Evan is Founder & CEO of EducationSuperHighway.
A Teach for America alumna & Founder/CEO of award-winning nonprofit education tech organization dedicated to improving adolescent literacy rates.
Callisto is a tech platform built to combat sexual assault by empowering survivors to make the choice that’s right for them.
CTO at Public Library of Science (PLOS), a nonprofit publisher, innovator and advocacy organization.
Previously, Grace worked in humanitarian advocacy in DC and launched a student outreach program at Kiva that generated $5M for entrepreneurs in its first year.
Kevin is an experienced software entrepreneur and the Co-Founder/President of Fast Forward, the accelerator for tech nonprofits.
Lisa leads Kiva’s fundraising & communication team to develop unique partnerships with corporations & foundations to drive growth.
CareerVillage.org is a technology nonprofit that uses online volunteering to crowdsource career advice for young people, reaching over 1.5 million students.
Omar Khan was one of the founding members of Common Sense Media and is the current CTO. With ISL Consulting, he built the original website for the organization in 2002.
As Co-Founder of SIRUM, the “Match.com” for unused medicine, Kiah has helped redistribute $7 million of medicine across 4 states
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.
A White House Champion of Change, Sixto leads Think of Us, a digital personal advisory board for foster youth.
Josh Nesbit is the Chief Executive Officer of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit organization founded to improve health in the hardest-to-reach communities.
Vineet is Co-Founder & CEO at CareMessage, the organization building mobile technology to improve the health of underserved populations. CareMessage has served over 1M patients since 2013.
As Director, Internet Essentials for Comcast Corporation, Karima leads the nation’s largest, most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families.
Scott Budman is an Emmy Award winning reporter and anchor who hosts the station’s long-running weekly technology program Tech Now! and reports on business and technology for NBC Bay Area.
Prior to Fast Forward, Maria led fundraising at Code.org, where she raised over $65 million in support of the organization’s mission.