An interesting opportunity...

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Date: Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 9:06 AM
Subject: [Air-L] 2-year Internet policy-oriented jobs: Ford Foundation Hiring Technology Fellows
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2-year fellowships in the US, related to technology policy. BA/4-years
experience expected

Deadline is March 25th. Details:

Their motivations <

   - "The Internet is a critical battleground for free expression, free
   association and free press.
   - Technologists in government are transforming how technology can work
   for its citizens.
   - Algorithms can perpetuate existing bias, discriminatory behaviors and

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Date: Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 12:09 PM
Subject: [liberationtech] Ford Foundation Hiring Technology Fellows
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From: Chris Riley <[log in to unmask]> & Michael Brennan
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Applications for the Ford Foundation Technology Fellows program are now
open and Ford is looking to reach qualified candidates. You can find it

We are looking for people with a tech perspective to really help shape and
build out how technology informs the work of three key thematic areas -
civic engagement & governance, equitable development, and gender racial and
ethnic justice. It’s an opportunity to truly influence issues at the
intersection of tech and social justice. I’ve written more about why Ford
is hiring technologists here:

Thanks so much,


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