Want to give back to the growing Pittsburgh tech community?This Giving Tuesday — the annual global generosity movement celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving — several organizations supporting innovation and equity in local tech are asking for donations. While it takes a combination of corporations, public officials and nonprofits to really drive economic growth in a community, these orgs are a great place to start, from helping families access free internet to supporting students in nationwide robotics competitions. Technical.ly will be updating this list throughout the day. Email email@example.com to tell us who we missed.plans to expand the reach of the program in 2022 after launching it this year. A donation now will help them do that, and support families in need of the service today.community and coworking space for Pittsburgh technologists runs a scholarship fund to bring new software professionals to the city, as well as support those already here with opportunities to travel to different tech scenes across the globe. In supporting the scholarship fund, you'll help to cultivate new perspectives for Pittsburgh tech that will drive innovation in the new year.education around ethical use of the fast-changing tech. A donation to this campaign will help ensure that Pittsburgh is not only a leader in AI and its applications, but a responsible one, too.Pittsburgh girls the chance to build robotics and compete in high-level competitions, all while promoting career paths in STEM. The team's crowdfunding campaign for this holiday season will help cover travel costs and other needs for the trip to the championships.
Sophie Burkholder is a 2021-2022 corps member for Report for America, an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position is supported by the Heinz Endowments.-30-