Chris Delatorre

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.

Posts by Chris Delatorre

Good Data Collaborative: Defining Responsible Data for Nonprofits

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

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‘Bite Size’ GDPR Guidance for Fundraisers

A new report reviewed by the Information Commissioner’s Office draws on more detailed guidance to better equip organizations ahead of the May 2018 deadline.

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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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