The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important access to technology is in communities across America. From learning at home, to connecting with doctors, to video calls with loved ones, technology is keeping Americans connected.
On June 18th, 2020, US Tech Future and local community leaders from Chicago, Denver, and Providence discussed how their communities are leveraging technology to help manage the challenges of the pandemic, the role that it will play in addressing issues of social and racial justice, and how it could transform the ways we live and work.
Watch the full conversation and learn more about our speakers below!
- Dorri McWhorter (@chicCPA), CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago (@YWCAChicago)
- Veronica Figoli (@figoli_veronica), President, Denver Public Schools Foundation (@DPS_Foundation)
- Jack Martin, Executive Director, Providence Public Library (@ProvLib)
- Matt Weinberg (@MattJWeinberg), Executive Director, Faces of 5G (@FacesOf5g)