21NTC Session

Apps, Tools, and Tactics for a Remote-First World

This is a resubmission of an accepted 20NTC session proposal.


Do you want your work to be faster, higher, and stronger, like a nonprofit Olympian? Are you looking for apps, tools, tactics, and resources for working more effectively in a remote-first world and that you implement right now? Then this is the fun and engaging session you’re looking for! In this session, we will share our favourite resources that are accessible and affordable for organizations of all sizes that will help you go faster and more efficiently, raise higher revenues, and build stronger relationships!

Session Type

30 minute session

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about practical apps, tools, and tactics that can be implemented right away.
  • Understand practical strategies for working faster and more efficiently, raising higher revenues, and building stronger relationships.
  • Learn about resources to find and identify new emerging tools.

Target Audience

Anyone looking to learn about practical apps, tools, and tactics that can be implemented right away!


AutomationEmerging TechMobile


Jason Shim

Director, Digital Strategy and Transformation

Pathways to Education Canada

How can we harness technology to make a difference in the world? That’s the question Jason loves to explore with organizations. As Director of Digital Strategy and Transformation, Jason has led technology and innovation at Pathways to Education Canada, an organization dedicated to helping youth in low-income communities to graduate from high school and reach their full potential. With experience spanning the nonprofit and academic sectors both as an employee and a consultant, Jason has consistently helped organizations stay ahead of the technology curve. In 2013, he led Pathways to Education Canada to become the first charity to issue tax receipts for Bitcoin donations.

Jason serves as an editor at Ledger, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal at the University of Pittsburgh that publishes full-length original research articles on the subjects of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. In addition, Jason also serves on the board of NTEN.

Meico Marquette Whitlock

Virtual Trainer and Facilitator | Digital Wellness Coach

Mindful Techie

Meico helps changemakers create work-life and tech-life balance so they can do their best work better while living their best lives. He is the founder and CEO of Mindful Techie, author of the Intention Planner, and a certified mindfulness teacher.

Through speaking, training, and coaching, he facilitates transformative experiences that foster wellbeing in a hyperconnected and distracted world.

He has worked with organizations such as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Cigna, and Greenpeace, and has been a featured speaker on ABC News, Fox 5, and Radio One. He’s a former triathlete, loves salsa dancing, and makes the world’s best vegan chili!

He holds an M.S. in Information Science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. Political Science and Spanish from Morehouse College.



March 24, 2021


9:45am – 10:15am