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Tech for Social Good

Tech for Social Good, 2021 Recap

December 13, 2021
Mala Kumar
Cynthia Lo
Camaley Jennings

Mala Kumar, Cynthia Lo, Camaley Jennings

Employee Engagement

Employee Champions inspire colleagues to give back

December 9, 2021
Camaley Jennings
Toya East

Camaley Jennings, Toya East

Employee Engagement

Volunteering with Brazil’s Social Opportunity Institute

November 18, 2021
Camaley Jennings
Pedro Lacerda

Camaley Jennings, Pedro Lacerda

Tech for Social Good

Guide to initiating a Skills-Based Volunteering Program

October 26, 2021
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Cynthia Lo

@csmlo

Tech for Social Good

Social Impact at GitHub Universe 2021

October 15, 2021
Mala Kumar
Toya East
Cynthia Lo
Camaley Jennings

Mala Kumar, Toya East, Cynthia Lo, Camaley Jennings

Employee Engagement

Apply now for GitHub Universe 2021 micro-mentoring

October 12, 2021
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Toya East

@toyae

Tech for Social Good

Skills-Based Volunteering case study - Data visualization with Mobile Pathways

October 4, 2021
Cynthia Lo image

Cynthia Lo

@csmlo

Tech for Social Good

Dive into Skills-Based Volunteering’s Pilot Project with DHIS2

September 21, 2021
Cynthia Lo image

Cynthia Lo

@csmlo

Tech for Social Good

Request for proposals: Defining standardized GitHub metrics

September 20, 2021
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Mala Kumar

@malakumar85

Tech for Social Good

The MERL Center website is now live!

September 8, 2021
Mala Kumar
Stephanie Coker

Mala Kumar, Stephanie Coker

Tech for Social Good

The Epidemiologist R Handbook, a new open source public health resource

August 16, 2021
Neale Batra
Mala Kumar

Neale Batra, Mala Kumar

Employee Engagement

Removing Barriers with Code Tenderloin

August 9, 2021
Toya East
Camaley Jennings

Toya East, Camaley Jennings

Tech for Social Good

Participate in our research project on OSS in the social sector in low- and middle-income countries

June 21, 2021
Mala Kumar
Gina Assaf

Mala Kumar, Gina Assaf

Strategy

GitHub Social Impact: How We're Driving Change with Social Sector Organizations

June 1, 2021
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Admas Kanyagia

@admaskan

Tech for Social Good

What are digital public goods and the DPGA?

May 31, 2021
Lucy Harris
Mala Kumar

Lucy Harris, Mala Kumar

Tech for Social Good

How Tech for Social Good Supported the SDGs in 2020

May 31, 2021
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Mala Kumar

@malakumar85

Tech for Social Good

Skills-Based Volunteering Program Design

May 24, 2021
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Cynthia Lo

@csmlo

Tech for Social Good

The Collaboration Power of the MERL Center

May 21, 2021
Mala Kumar image

Mala Kumar

@malakumar85

Tech for Social Good

Virtual Panel: How Open-Source is Helping to Change the World

May 20, 2021
Mala Kumar image

Mala Kumar

@malakumar85

Employee Engagement

Engaging employees through GitHub Gives 2020

May 10, 2021
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Toya East

@toyae

Tech for Social Good

The Social Sector is Contributing to the Broader OSS Ecosystem

May 1, 2021
Mala Kumar image

Mala Kumar

@malakumar85

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Open Source Software in the Social Sector

Examining Barriers, Successes, and Opportunities

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