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Tech Connect-Unlocking Nonprofit Potential with Tech Resources

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

​Please join us on November 16th for Tech Connect: Unlocking Nonprofit Potential with Tech Resourcesan 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.



November 16
10:00 am - 3:00 pm




Seneca One
1 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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