Inspirational Innovators: Building Connections with People

by msjones

Employees across Seattle are making a difference. It’s easy to get involved in small or large projects and to make an impact – every little bit helps. We love seeing innovation workers show up! Read about Seattle’s Inspirational Innovators, get excited, and find tips on how you can help.

This month we speak to Sam McVeety, Technical Lead for Cloud Data Analytics at Google Seattle. Sam also sits as the Chair of People & Systems Committee at Communities In Schools of Seattle.

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greenlight Funds Enable Students

by msjones

In September 2018 sea.citi and Communities in Schools of Seattle (CIS) launched their collaboration, greenlight. greenlight was formed to better connect low-income schools in Seattle with the growing innovation economy. Thirty-five employee volunteers representing our founding companies arrived at Aki Kurose Middle School to distribute school supplies, play games, and share stories about working in tech.

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Your Hack to Community

by msjones

As a significant and growing percentage of the local workforce, consumers, and tax base, the innovation economy has a meaningful role to play in our community. We see the challenges our cities face. Kids need mentors, skills, and connections to get great jobs. Homelessness seems ever persistent. Traffic is a pain. sea.citi is here to help you understand and take action on the important civic issues that we’re all grappling with.

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Inspirational Innovators: Supporting and Enabling Organizations

by msjones

Employees across Seattle are making a difference. It’s easy to get involved in small or large projects and to make an impact – every little bit helps. We love seeing innovation workers show up! Read about Seattle’s Inspirational Innovators, get excited, and find tips on how you can help.

This month we speak to Jamie Anderson. Jaime manages a group of researchers driving machine learning into the Zillow Offers purchase process. Jaime also coordinates volunteer events for Zillow.

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Inspirational Innovators: Everyone Has Something to Give an Interview with an Amazonian

by msjones

Employees across Seattle are making a difference. It’s easy to get involved in small or large projects and to make an impact – every little bit helps. We love seeing innovation workers show up! Read about Seattle’s Inspirational Innovators, get excited, and find tips on how you can help.

This month we speak to Steven Maheshwary. Steven is the head of marketing for Underserved Populations & Special Projects at Amazon. Steven also chairs the Community Technology Advisory Board, and is on the Board of Directors for DemocracyLab.

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Join sea.citi and Pacific Science Center for a day of STEM education!

by msjones
  • Share your experience and excitement for science, math, engineering and more
  • Volunteer a half or full day in local elementary and middle schools
  • Help to facilitate interactive exhibits as students explore STEM topics
  • Program topics include anatomy and physiology, engineering, geology, astronomy, math and physics.

Through our partnership with Pacific Science Center and Communities in Schools of Seattle, we’re pleased to help provide free STEM programming to qualifying schools for the 2018-2019 school year. To participate as a volunteer, please contact Outreach Education Program Supervisor, Holly Duskin, at hduskin@pacsci.org to sign up or find out more!

Volunteer opportunities are at the following locations and dates:
4/15 Pathfinder K-8
5/10 Denny Middle School
5/13 Denny Middle School
6/5 South Shore Elementary
6/6 Van Asselt Elementary
Pending date – Aki Kurose
Pending date – Highland Park Elementary

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