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Tech Connect-Unlocking Nonprofit Potential with Tech Resources

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Please join us on November 16th for Tech Connect: Unlocking Nonprofit Potential with Tech Resources, an event dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations harness the power of free Microsoft tech resources. 

Co-hosted by TechBuffalo, NYS Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and Microsoft TechSpark, this half-day forum at Seneca One runs from 10 am to 3 pm:


10:00-10:30 am: Coffee & Networking in Seneca One Lobby

10:30-12:00 pm: Session 1 - Boosting Nonprofit Operational Capacity with Tech

Session description: Discover how free Microsoft resources can enhance your nonprofit's operational and back-office capabilities.

Who should attend? Team members from nonprofit organizations, particularly those team members who manage and/or support tech and/or operations.

Guest Presenter: Darrell Booker, based in Atlanta, is a leader at Microsoft's Philanthropy division, renowned for spearheading one of the company's pivotal initiatives: the Nonprofit Tech Acceleration for Black and African American Communities.

12:15-1:15 pm: Lunch & Networking

1:30-3:00 pm: Session 2 - Empowering the WNY Workforce with Digital Skills

Session description: Learn more about Microsoft’s community-centered digital skilling resources and how they can complement existing tech and tech-aligned training programs.

Who should attend? While open to all nonprofit organizations, this session is focused on nonprofit organizations that provide or support tech training. 

Guest Presenter: JJ Childress, based in El Paso, TX, leads Microsoft's TechSpark Initiative in Texas and co-leads TechSpark’s national expansion, focusing on economic development and technology-enabled community transformation.

Additional Information:

Location: This event will be hosted in the Seneca One Auditorium (One Seneca St., Buffalo, NY 14203) on the Lobby Level.

Parking Information: Parking is available on the streets surrounding Seneca One and in the Seneca One Ramp at 50 Exchange Street. For more information on getting to Seneca One, please visit: …So You’re Coming to Seneca One – Seneca One (

About TechBuffalo: TechBuffalo is a nonprofit dedicated to creating an accessible and inclusive tech community in WNY. To learn more about TechBuffalo please visit our website (TechBuffalo), and for more community events, please visit: Events - TechBuffalo.

About Microsoft TechSpark: Founded in 2017, Microsoft TechSpark is Microsoft's place-based hyperlocal community engagement initiative to foster inclusive economic opportunity, job creation, and innovation in communities that had been typically overlooked for technology investment. To learn more about Microsoft TechSpark, please visit: Microsoft TechSpark

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1 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
Seneca One Auditorium on the Lobby Level
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