Cocktails, Tech and Democracy

TheBridge, The Pacific Council, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the Bay Area International Link hosted a reception & discussion focused on the ways tech is impacting democracy around the world and opportunities for civil society & technology to collaborate.

Are you smarter than a Mathlete?

TheBridge is partnering with Dell on “Are you Smarter than a Mathlete?” Eight teams will compete to highlight the importance of STEM and after school education. Senator Chris Coons, Dell Technologies Chairman and CEO Michael Dell and MATHCOUNTS Executive Director Kristen Chandler are hosting the quiz-bowl style math competition.

Building Companies with Purpose

How do you align your business goals with community building, social impact initiatives and public policy goals? TheBridge and Hustle in partnership with sf.citi and Bay Area Council hosted a discussion with Lyft, Airbnb, Salesforce.org and AdRoll.

Women Talk Tech & Policy Series Event at Dell

TheBridge and WHTC’s Women Talk Tech & Policy Series event at Dell with Jay Newton Small, co-founder of MemoryWell and Contributor to TIME, Clare Martorana, Vets.gov Team Lead at United States Digital Service, Amelia Friedman, Co-Founder of DC-based startup Hatch Apps and Meghan Buck, Founder & CEO of DC-based startup VEDA Data Solutions.

Cocktails & Careers with TheBridge & WeWork in SF

We expanded our Cocktails & Careers with TheBridge & WeWork series to San Francisco. This event was with recruiters and job seekers, hearing from experts who have made successful career pivots and learning ways to position yourself for the most successful transition.  

Cocktails & Careers with TheBridge & WeWork

The Dec 5 Cocktails & Careers event with TheBridge & WeWork. The event was an opportunity to have a drink, connect with recruiters and job seekers, hear from experts who have made successful career pivots and learn ways to position yourself for the most successful transition.  

Women Talk Tech & Policy Series Event at Twitter

TheBridge & Women's High-Tech Coalition hosted Women Talk Tech & Policy Series event at TwitterDC.
VIDEO HERE and photos below. #WomenTalkTechPolicy
Kate Black, Policy Advisor for FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Lauren Culbertson, Public Policy Manager, Twitter
Jessica N. Grounds, Co-Founder, Mine the Gap

A Discussion on Campaign Technology

TheBridge & Microsoft are hosted a discussion on campaign technology & data at the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center with: 
Raffi Krikorian, Chief Technology Officer at the Democratic Party (DNC)
Katie Walsh, Senior Data Advisor to the Republican National Committee (RNC) & Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff
Amy Walter, National Editor of The Cook Political Report

AI & Government Regulation Discussion in DC

TheBridge, U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Technology Engagement Center and Dcode42 hosted a discussion on AI, machine learning and the role government may play in regulating these technologies on 9/27/17 at the Verizon Technology and Policy Center in DC. Panelists included: 
Rebecca Fair, CEO & Co-Founder, Thresher
Meghan Gaffney Buck, CEO, Veda Data Solutions
Tyler Sinclair, Morning Consult (moderator)

A Discussion on AI and Government Regulation

Panelists:
Tom Kalil, Senior Advisor, Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group & formerly at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Chris Nicholson, CEO, Skymind
James Cham, Partner, Bloomberg Beta
Lisa Hawke, Director of Policy and Compliance, Everlaw
Moderated by Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times