Chris Delatorre

Chris Delatorre is a communications consultant at the nexus of science, technology, and philanthropy, helping organizations and communities of practice to ideate, collaborate, and advance a shared vision of sustainability and equity for a cleaner, safer, more just, and abundant future.

Chris has contributed to a range of leading-edge publications, including Singularity Hub and Vogue, and worked with the United Nations to promote social good worldwide. At George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Public Health, he managed editorial for COMPASS, a multimedia resource that earned a model program award from the US Department of Education. As the managing editor of WINGS, a global philanthropy information broker, Chris launched a communications program for a network of 20,000 organizations in 40 countries. At TechSoup, he led a team of experts to position the forum as a global resource, as well as a content partner for brands like Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, and Box. Chris joined Digital Impact as editor in 2018 and is leading the relaunch of the Digital Impact community.

Posts by Chris Delatorre

The Data Culture Project: Building Data Capacity with Confidence

Data culture experts discuss a hands-on, self-service curriculum that empowers professionals of all experience levels to work with data.

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Good Data Collaborative: Defining “Responsible Data” for Nonprofits

Podcast and Transcript: Experts discuss responsible data, power, and the role of data and ethics in tech for good space.

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Everyday Data: Creating a Curriculum in Data for Arts Leaders

“Their stories demonstrate data literacy at its best: a skill or set of habits anyone can develop that can be used in service to a greater mission or artistic pursuit.”

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Data Labs: Improving Access to Government Data

Data practitioners discuss an emerging data-sharing model that helps dissolve barriers to collaboration while safeguarding sensitive data.

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Innovating UCD to Solve for Social Good

A hyperconnected experience less governed by materialism could exploit “shared states” rather than “shared objects”—a more sustainable paradigm that shifts discursive desire and practice further toward transparency and accountability.

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Distributed Communication Can Help Us Reach Our SDGs

Using digital technologies within a distributed social framework can inspire solutions that bring us closer to reaching our Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Two Faces of Data

Giving more data won’t make us wiser and sacrificing more for data’s sake won’t make us safer. What can the social sector learn from the tragedy of Harvey Dent?

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