Are you someone who is burning to make a difference? Someone who values doing good over a whopping salary? Do you want flexibility in your job? Benetech wants to hear from you! It’s hard for most organizations to accommodate nonstandard approaches to work. There are jobs that need doing, and most places have a standard […]
An Engineering for Change blog post about trends and takeaways from the third-annual IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) highlighted a keynote address by our VP of Engineering, Gerardo Capiel.
The Huffington Post featured Benetech in its roundup of tech charities for readers to consider on Giving Tuesday – the Tuesday after the Black Friday shopping day. As the story explains, Giving Tuesday was first declared in August 2012 by Henry Timms, an organizer at New York’s 92nd Street Y. The day has been backed by companies such as […]
On Financial Narratives and Financial Footnotes: The Truth Is in the Fine Print This piece originally appeared as a guest post on Jim Fruchterman’s Blog. In a previous blog post, we shared the Seven Benetech Truths: the core values that define our identity and culture, that guide our work, and that tell our story. As Benetech’s […]
One-time rocket scientist Jim Fruchterman ’80, MS ’80, now turned socially minded entrepreneur, says he wants to use existing technology to help people live their lives a little better. In some cases, a lot better. You can read the complete Caltech news article, “From Smart Bombs to Reading Machines,” via the Caltech site or a […]
Article by John Boudreau: “Improving Life for People with Disabilities” Describes the founding of Benetech as a social enterprise and covers current and future projects.