New Collaboration Expands Support of Institute Programs Geared toward Helping Scale Up Students’ Innovation Solutions
The Do Good Institute and CTIA Wireless Foundation have announced a new partnership to support a suite of Do Good Programs as well as the advancement of student-led initiatives who are using wireless technology to achieve positive impact. CTIA Wireless Foundation is providing critical support to the Do Good Challenge and Accelerator programs.
This new collaboration is part of CTIA Wireless Foundation’s Accelerator Partnerships initiative, a new strategic focus on bold leadership, amplification of innovation, diversity and inclusion, and strategic collaboration that invests in programs that support social entrepreneurs. CTIA Wireless Foundation embraces the wireless industry’s spirit of entrepreneurism and believes in the promise of wireless technology to improve communities nationwide.
“We are thrilled for our new accelerator partnership with The Do Good Institute and look forward to seeing the innovative work these students are doing using wireless technology to achieve social good. I am honored to serve as a judge this spring and continuing to accelerate the work of social entrepreneurs,” said Dori Kreiger, executive director, CTIA Wireless Foundation.
The Foundation is excited to support the work the Institute does to advocate for new ideas that have a powerful impact. Notable Do Good Institute projects utilizing wireless technology include:
- Padres Preparados, Jóvenes Saludables: A culturally grounded, open-source app combatting obesity in children by promoting positive parenting practices.
- Chat Health: An SMS platform using novel machine learning and AI technology to enable students to communicate with the UMD Health Center.
“Our new partnership with CTIA Wireless Foundation will expand our work to support the development of driven leaders who are advancing innovative solutions,” said Sara Gallagher, chief program officer, Do Good Institute. “We’re thrilled to have the Foundation’s expertise and passion supporting our students.”
This April, Dori Kreiger, Executive Director, CTIA Wireless Foundation, will be serving as a judge alongside a group of talented experts for the Do Good Challenge Finals on April 30. She is looking forward to seeing the innovative work students are doing to solve problems in their community and around the world. Learn more about the Do Good Challenge Finals here.
About CTIA Wireless Foundation
CTIA Wireless Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to advancing positive social impact fueled by innovative wireless technology in American communities. CTIA Wireless Foundation was formed by CTIA® member companies in 1991.
25 Years of Wireless Social Innovation
For more than 25 years, CTIA Wireless Foundation has been at the forefront of wireless-driven social innovation, leading initiatives to address societal challenges such as public safety, domestic violence, children’s health, mental health and distracted driving. Our mission is to fuel positive social impact by using innovative wireless technology in American communities.