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Why Everything Requires “Whole of Society” Solutions

“It will require all of us to work together–and harness tech–to solve our many complex challenges.” It’s on all of us to come up with the kind of multi-stakeholder, interconnected, multi-faceted solutions we need.

What is Unity in a Digital Era?

How can we come together? That is the question of our era. It applies across domains, across cultures, across the world. Our planet and our society have proven themselves more fragile than we believed, and...

“Moms Are Getting Crushed in This Pandemic”

Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, discussed why we need a Marshall Plan for Moms.

Techonomy Virtual Day One: How Tech Is Making the World More Ethical

The first day of Techonomy Virtual explored how tech can help address the climate crisis, how IBM thinks about ethics, AI as a tool for equality, and more.

Is FB a Media Company? It’s Not Mark’s Call.

Facebook says it's not a media company. But advertisers are saying it is, and it must take action. Will the company finally take the responsible steps its true customers now demand?

Will Tech Finally Stop Excluding People of Color?

The tech industry is a redoubt of "white guys doing business." Only 2.8% of Google's U.S. employees are Black. Will today's historic protests finally lead to more inclusion?

On Racial Inequality, Discrimination, and Exclusion in Tech

We mourn the murder of George Floyd. Racial inequality, discrimination, and exclusion are major problems as well in tech and business. To help amplify voices of those working for change, here are eloquent highlights from...

In Healthcare, It’s a Virtue to Be Virtual

The United States has some of the world’s best healthcare, but it’s not equally distributed. In fact, it’s designed to be unequally spread. That’s something we need to fix.

We’re Rip Van Winkled–What Happens When We Wake?

The idea of sleeping through a defining moment of American history resonates. What will it look like when we walk out of this world-wide pause and find ourselves in a world transformed?

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