Public Interest Tech

Technology at work for the public

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Technology is transforming every area of our lives. But as it opens new avenues and shows us fresh possibilities, tech can also deepen existing inequalities. We believe in harnessing technology to serve justice and the public interest—and we see a wealth of opportunities to do so.

That’s why the Ford Foundation is working with a community of partners to develop a path for people to use their technology skills to change the world for the better: the professional field of public interest technology. To thrive, it needs the talent and dedication of people across the public and private sector. Which one are you?


The community

The above examples represent leaders in the Public Interest Tech community and is not exhaustive. 

 Public interest tech is about all of us.

Click above to discover more about the people using technology to change the world for the better.

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