The third annual Digital Leaders Awards is happening on May 9 at Twitter HQ in San Francisco. It will bring together prominent community and business leaders to celebrate the people and organizations that work hard every day to promote digital inclusion.
If you know a person, organization, funder, or company doing exemplary work to close the digital divide in San Francisco, nominate them for an award today! Perhaps this individual or company is offering free computer classes for seniors, supporting youth interested in a career in technology, or perhaps providing financial or in-kind support to make services like this possible.
Nominations close on March 30, 2018. Here is a link to the nomination form where you can nominate a person or entity in one or all of the categories listed below. All nominees must be doing work in the City and County of San Francisco.
DIGITAL CHAMPION AWARD: This award acknowledges the dedication of individuals whose work supports digital inclusion. Nominees must be a paid employee of a nonprofit, for-profit, or government agency and have three or more years of experience working on activities related to digital inclusion.
DIGITAL AMPLIFIER AWARD: This award acknowledges the generosity of the business and philanthropy communities and their contributions to digital inclusion through the investment of time, talent, or grants.
DIGITAL INCLUSION IN THE COMMUNITY: This award recognizes the devotion of nonprofits and government agencies that support their community’s goals through digital inclusion activities. Regardless of their mission, the nominee must utilize technology access or training as a key tool in making an impact.
DIGITAL BRIDGE BUILDER AWARD: This award goes to an entity that has simplified an online experience that impacts the lives of underserved communities.