|November 24, 2014 at 7pm|
New York, NY 10012
7:00-7:30 Open Networking
7:30-8:00 Seth Flaxman | The Road FWD: Implications of the 2014 Midterm Elections
This month's presentation will get you up-to-date on the recent elections and what that means for the tech community. This month’s speaker is Seth Flaxman, Co-Founder & Executive Director of TurboVote, and a graduate of the Master's Program of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. While earning a BA in Economics at Columbia University, Seth served as Student Body President, leading the council in successfully lobbying Columbia to reform its financial aid policies. In 2011, he was honored as one of Forbes magazine's '30 Under 30' in the field of law and policy. Seth is also a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow.
8:00-8:45 Breakout Sessions | The Democracy Project, The 2.0 Project, and The Co-Founders Project
Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set.
The Democracy Project: A team of innovators focused on developing new and creative strategies to engage in advocacy.
The 2.0 Project: A team of problem solvers and strategists who want to use their specialized skills to shape the national narrative on critical political issues.
The Co-Founders Project: A team of donors and volunteers who drive our quarterly ThinkFWD events that provoke discussion at the critical intersection of politics and technology.
8:45-9:00 Open Networking
Join any of these teams. Chapters will be the central home for everything we do in tech and politics, so visit our FWDMonthlies to join your local chapter’s expansion and renew your commitment to tech-driven political reform.
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