Engaging The Tech Community to Transform Education Around The World
Julie Clugage, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Team4Tech, a social enterprise enabling technology professionals to utilize their expertise to improve education around the world joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Julie Clugage discuss the following:
- You are a social entrepreneur, tell us how you got started.
- Your clients are tech companies, how do you convince them that sending their employees on these immersive service learning projects is a good investment?
- Why are social good opportunities crucial to retaining and attracting millennial talent?
- Team4Tech is dedicated to bettering the world by sending volunteers to promote digital literacy and technology in developing countries and under resourced corners of the globe. All projects are deeply grounded in design thinking. Please walk us through design thinking within this type of framework and how this process might work for other businesses.
- Over the past three years, 235 Team4Tech volunteers from companies such as Adobe, Facebook, Google, Intel and VMware have participated in 27 projects in 9 developing countries benefiting over 33,000 students and teachers. What are some of the biggest impacts and challenges you have faced along the way. How did you persevere?
- Is there anything new happening at Team4Tech? Can you tell us about a few upcoming projects?
Julie Clugage is responsible for growing Team4Tech’s partnerships with tech companies and non-profits around the world. She brings more than 20 years of experience in the world of education, technology and economic development.
Before founding Team4Tech, she served as Chief of Staff for Intel Corporation’s Corporate Affairs Group and as Global Operations Manager for Intel’s Education Market Platforms Group. While at Intel, Julie launched the Intel Education Service Corps, a service and career-development program that links Intel technology and 100 employees per year with non-profit organizations working to improve educational quality in developing countries. This successful program served as a tested model for Team4Tech.
Before joining Intel, Julie worked in international development for seven years at the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, USAID, and a teacher training high school in rural Guatemala. She is the mother of three girls and holds an MPA from Princeton University, an MBA from UC Berkeley, and an AB from Dartmouth College.