Forbes highlights the winners of American Geographical Society’s EthicalGEO fellowship focused on how location data and geospatial technology can be used for social justice and to empower people to take control of their data and to improve their communities.READ ON
Terra Nova and Global Land Alliance have announced a partnership to scale a proven model for mediating between land owners and favela occupants in Brazil and to develop a historical database for research purposes.READ ON
Mike Kubzansky and Tracy Williams share thoughts on how we can boost the power of working people, so that dignified work leads to dignified lives.READ ON
A group of 10 funders today announced a new collaborative, Home Grown, to improve home-based child care in the United States. Home Grown will increase access to and the quality of home-based child care for one million young children and their families.READ ON
Sarah Drinkwater sat down with Forbes at Techfestival to discuss work underway to change tech culture and norms, including our recent investment in Zebras Unite.READ ON
CV Madhukar sat down with the Chronicle of Philanthropy to discuss the opportunities ahead as Omidyar Network builds upon its legacy of stewarding technology to support positive social outcomes.READ ON
Picterra, a geospatial software organization that enables users to extract satellite and drone imaging insights through a combination of artificial intelligence and human expertise, has announced $3.3 million in new funding from Space Capital, Omidyar Network, and Atlantic Labs, to further democratize geospatial mapping data.READ ON
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