Coding Is the New Civics: Leadership Lessons from a Top Social Entrepreneur

How will government survive without the skill of tech superstars among its ranks? Jen Pahlka’s Code for America was launched with the mission to use the principles and practices of the digital age to rebuild the institutions we rely on for our democracy. Kathleen Janus, whose recent book took her around the country meeting top social entrepreneurs, guides this conversation on how renegade start-ups gain traction, and reshape the way we govern and live.

Festival: 2018

Watch and Listen: Technology

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