Tech Rising Summit
Bridging the Digital Divide
About the Event
Tech Rising, an initiative led by the AvidXchange Foundation in partnership with 30+ local corporations, strives to bridge the digital divide in Charlotte through strategic engagement with the Center for Digital Equity, as well as other local government, academic and nonprofit partnerships.
The second annual Tech Rising Summit presented by AvidXchange and Equitable Foundation on April 6th at AvidXchange headquarters will be an opportunity to bring these parties together again to provide the following :
Overview of the current state of the Digital Divide in Mecklenburg County, the progress we have made so far and how much further we have to go.
Provide examples of effective corporate and nonprofit partnerships that have helped to make an impact in fostering digital inclusion.
Options for corporate partners to make an impact include device donation, employee volunteer opportunities, funding and matching campaigns.
Networking opportunities with corporate partners, nonprofits and other organizations focused on the digital divide.
April 6, 2022
12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
with optional Happy Hour 4:30-5:30 p.m.
1210 AvidXchange Lane
Charlotte, NC 28206
April 6, 2022
Lunch and networking
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Kick-off Strategy Panel discussion with Center for Digital Inclusion
Panel of Corporate and Nonprofit Partnerships
Overview of opportunities for corporate partners to pledge their support
3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Hands on activities with nonprofit partners
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
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