"Though both are bound in the spiral dance, I would rather be a cyborg than a goddess." – Donna Haraway

I saw this on HASTAC and it seemed like readers here might know lots of possible nominees!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/06/18/nominate-white-house-champion-change-tech-inclusion#ToddPark

A Champion’s work may involve:

  • Being a positive role model in their community for younger kids.

  • Dedicating time to helping build programs and outlets that specifically engage youth from underrepresented communities in technology.

  • Taking time to mentor and inspire youth to think about a future career in technology.

  • Establishing programs that help connect youth with internships and job opportunities in the tech sector.

  • Working with libraries, museums, or other non-school partners to build

  • Maker spaces, design studios, or other safe spaces for using technology.

  • Building programs that recognize and honor young men and women for their accomplishments and interest in technology.

The deadline for nominations is July 1.

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