May 30, 2020
The COVID-19 Roundup is a curated list for social sector practitioners and policymakers navigating the complexities of the global pandemic.
Chris Delatorre is Editor of Digital Impact, and Writer and Host of Digital Impact 4Q4, a podcast that covers emerging trends in social sector data. He is currently leading the relaunch of the Digital Impact Community. Firmly grounded at the nexus of science, technology, and global philanthropy, Chris enjoys working with organizations and communities of practice to advance sustainability and social equity around the world.
At George Mason University, Chris managed editorial for a multimedia resource that earned a model program award from the US Department of Education. At WINGS, a global information broker, he launched a communications program for a network of 20K organizations in 40 countries. Later, at TechSoup, he led a team of experts to position the forum as a global resource for the sector and a content partner for brands like Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, and Box. Chris has contributed to a range of publications, including Singularity Hub and Vogue, and worked with the United Nations to advance ethical tech worldwide. He resides in New York City and Burlington, Vermont.
April 24, 2020
A geolocation system developed by citizen scientists could provide potentially life-saving data without eroding the right to privacy.
April 15, 2020
A new report looks at how the GDPR can be used against social sector organizations and what they should do to prepare.
March 27, 2020
Digital Impact and the Digital Civil Society Lab are working with partners to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
February 20, 2020
Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is using New York City’s housing crisis to lay the groundwork for a nationwide movement built on public data.
February 11, 2020
Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on “location blurring,” a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.
February 1, 2020
Rachel Smith of GlobalGiving is calling on the social sector to help with a new set of standards that will address today’s ethical challenges.
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