Town Hall: August 2018

Join us for our quarterly Town Hall gathering, where we talk about the big-impact issues affecting nonprofits.

This August, NTEN’s Education Director Ash Shepherd will share the latest NTEN news, and NTEN board member Ken Montenegro (Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles) will facilitate a discussion on cybersecurity, with special guests Will St. Germain (Microsoft) and Alexis Hancock (TechActivist.Org).

Speaker: Ken Montenegro
Ken Montenegro is a Los Angeles native and has been a nonprofit technologist for over 17 years. He has been fortunate enough to work with the Northeast Valley Health Corporation; Maternal & Child Health Access; Homeless Healthcare Los Angeles; and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. He is currently the Information Technology Director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles.
Speaker: Will St. Germain
I work in Microsoft's Tech for Social Impact. I am a cloud solution architect, focused on Azure and developing and assisting in the implementation of common nonprofit solutions. I have been in technology for years, and have worked on some amazing projects, including the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Dynamics solution for the State of Texas. I have generated, with the help of the Microsoft village of nonprofits, a number of AzureFoundation accelerator packs.
Speaker: Alexis Hancock
Alexis is the Digital Security Lead at TechActivist.Org and is a passionate digital humanist and Black feminist who often searches for solutions through their first love, technology. She has a background in web development, community organizing, racial economic disparity research, and education media.
Speaker: Ash Shepherd
Ash has been in love with the nonprofit sector for nearly two decades, where he has worked in the areas of conservation, environmental education, social work, youth program development, and technology consulting. He has been an active member of the NTEN Community, serving as a co-organizer of Portland’s 501 Tech Club, and completing a three-year term on the NTEN: Change Journal's Editorial Committee. Ash earned a B.S. from the University of Montana in Resource Management and a Masters in Environment and Development from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa.