Work with A Purpose: A Civic Tech Fireside Chat

  • Remote Access Enabled - Zoom
  • Virtual Presentation
Career Presentation

Calling all change-makers! If you want to build cutting-edge innovation around citizen needs and tackle some of our nation’s most pressing challenges, now is your time. 

Join our virtual fireside with the Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF), a highly-competitive program that pairs diverse technologists with top civil servants at the highest levels of the federal government to improve the lives of all Americans. Joining in the conversation will be current Fellows and Heinz alum Krista Kinnard, Director of the AI Center of Excellence within the federal government.   2020 PIF applications are now open, and this event is the perfect way to learn more about your opportunity for national impact.


  • Krista Kinnard, Director, AI Center of Excellence (moderator)
  • Clarice Chan, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Wanmei Ou, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Georgeta Dragoiu, Presidential Innovation Fellow, National Institutes of Health


  • 12:30-12:40pm | Intro to civic tech and PIF
  • 12:40-1:10pm | Fireside chat
  • 1:10-1:30pm | Audience Q&A

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Hosted by:  U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)  in cooperation with the Heinz College.

About Technology Transformation Services 
Presidential Innovation Fellows and Centers of Excellence are two programs within Technology Transformation Services (TTS). TTS applies modern methodologies and technologies to improve the lives of the public and public servants. We help agencies make their services more accessible, efficient, and effective with modern applications, platforms, processes, personnel, and software solutions. PIF and Centers of Excellence are two programs within TTS.

About the Presidential Innovation Fellows
The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program pairs talented, diverse technologists and innovators with agencies in the federal government to tackle some of our nation’s biggest challenges.

About Centers of Excellence
The Centers of Excellence accelerates IT modernization by leveraging private sector innovation and government services while centralizing best practices and expertise for holistic transformation.

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