Pro Bono Perspectives S2E20: Dana Castro, HP & Justin van Fleet, GBC-Education

Closing the Digital Divide in Education

SOURCE: Common Impact


Dana Castro, HP’s Worldwide Education Manager, and Justin van Fleet, Executive Director of GBC-Education, join Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly as we continue our exploration of the digital divide and education equity. We’re in the midst of a back-to-school season where many children – over 17 million(!) – can’t even participate in the new virtual education environment due to lack of access to computers or sufficient Internet.

Hear Dana and Justin share how HP and GBC-Education are combining their talents and resources to ensure all children have access to quality education, plus how other companies, nonprofits, and public sector institutions can be part of the movement to close the digital divide.

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Tweet me: 17 million students can’t access #virtualeducation due to lack of Internet or computers. Hear @danastepp of @HP & @justinvanfleet of @gbceducation share how they’re closing the #digitaldivide in a new episode of #ProBono Perspectives from @CommonImapct.

KEYWORDS: Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast, pro bono perspectives, Common Impact, Danielle Holly, HP, Dana Castro, GBC-Education, Justin van Fleet, education equity, Digital Divide, COVID-19, coronavirus, COVID-19 response, COVID-19 relief, virtual education, Distance Learning, tech, Technology, education tech, education technology, homework gap


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