United Way of Salt Lake is teaming up with Silicon Slopes to organize the Social Good track at this year’s Silicon Slopes Summit! We have an inspiring agenda lined up and are excited to hear from some national leaders in social innovation. We’re also partnering with Salesforce.org to host a pre-summit reception. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn how Salesforce.org and United Way are partnering to help companies better engage their employees in meaningful ways to give back.

Social Good Track – Silicon Slopes Summit

Social Good Track-Silicon Slopes Summit

2:00 p.m. Jan. 30 | Find Your World-Changing Social Innovation

Leaders: Terri Ludwig, President of Philanthropy at Ballmer Group & Jim Shelton, Chief Impact and Investment Officer at Blue Meridian Group

More and more companies are becoming key partners in solving major social and global challenges. They’re building impact goals into their core business models. This is both a moral imperative and a recruitment and retention prerequisite. Hear from President Obama’s Deputy Secretary of Education and the President of Steve Ballmer’s philanthropy about how they came to invest in outcomes, systems transformation, and the partnerships that sit behind big change. Be in conversation about the role that technology, data systems, and data capability can play in achieving change at scale, and the impact that these investors are seeing across the country.

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3:15 p.m. Jan. 30 | Together We Go Far: Partnerships for Economic Mobility

Leaders: Jennifer Blatz, CEO of Strive Together & Bill Crim, President and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake

Along the Wasatch Front and in communities across the country, philanthropists, business leaders, nonprofits, education, and government leaders are working together to solve some of the most pressing social issues we face. Using technology that supports aggregation and analysis is critical in order to understand and enable solutions. Hear inspiring lessons about how uncommon partners are rallying resources and using data to build more equitable outcomes for kids and how those working on changing society are learning how to harness technology forces for good.

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Other Social Good Sessions include Prisoner Reform, Tech Goes Rural, Operation Underground Railroad, and MORE!

Social Good and Business Purpose

Social Good and Business Purpose Reception

Kick off the 2020 Silicon Slopes Tech Summit with drinks and hors d’oeurvres during our pre-summit reception at Squatters Pub Brewery!

5:30 p.m. Jan. 29 — Social Good and Business Purpose Reception

Learn how you can transform your corporate social responsibility plan to better impact your community and engage your employees with Salesforce.org and United Way of Salt Lake.

Hear from local business leaders who have leveraged technology to further connect employees to meaningful ways to give back to the community.

This reception is free, but space is limited. RSVP today!