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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Catherine Bracy

Catherine Bracy
Executive Director, TechEquity Collaborative

Website | @cbracy

Catherine Bracy is a civic technologist and community organizer whose work focuses on the intersection of technology and political and economic inequality. She is the cofounder and executive director of the TechEquity Collaborative, an organization in Oakland, CA, that seeks to build a tech-driven economy in the Bay Area that works for everyone. Previously, she was senior director of partnerships and ecosystem at Code for America, where she grew the Brigade program into a network of over 50,000 civic tech volunteers in 80+ cities across the US. She also founded Code for All, the global network of Code-for organizations with partners on six continents. Catherine built Code for America’s civic engagement focus area, creating a framework and best practices for local governments to increase public participation which has been adopted in cities across the US. During the 2012 election cycle, she was director of Obama for America’s Technology Field Office in San Francisco, the first of its kind in American political history. She was responsible for organizing technologists to volunteer their skills for the campaign’s technology and digital efforts. Prior to joining the Obama campaign, she ran the Knight Foundation’s 2011 News Challenge and was the administrative director at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. She is on the board of directors at the Data & Society Research Institute and the Public Laboratory.


1:50pm2:30pm Thursday, March 28, 2019
Future of the Firm
Location: 2014
Moderated by:
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media)
Janet Haven (Data & Society), Catherine Bracy (TechEquity Collaborative)
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Tim O'Reilly will be joined by Janet Haven, executive director of Data & Society, and Catherine Bracy, director of the TechEquity Collaborative, to discuss ways in which tech employees are flexing their muscles as the conscience of their companies. Read more.