ATLANTA, GA () — TechBridge, a trusted technology nonprofit with over 20 years of innovation, will host its 22nd annual Digital Ball Fundraiser, at the Delta Flight Museum located at 1060 Delta Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia.
The Digital Ball provides the biggest opportunity for TechBridge to share its impact, cast a vision for the future, fundraise, and engage with its network while honoring outstanding community members. Co-Chairs for this year’s event are Gayle Sheppard, Corporate Vice President of Global Expansion and Transformation for Microsoft Cloud+AI, and Ebele Kemery, Head of Global Technology Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at J.P. Morgan Chase. Emmy Award-winning television anchor journalist Karyn Greer will serve as Emcee for the evening, Entertainment will be provided by Grammy Award Winner Peabo Bryson and jazz vocalist Robin Latimore and her quartet.
The evening will include the Digital Award series, honoring men and women making a significant impact in digital technology. Awards will include The Ed Steinike Award, after the late CIO of the Coca-Cola Company, who guided the company into the digital age; The Bill Bolling Nonprofit of the Year Award, honoring Bolling, who founded the Atlanta Community Food Bank in 1979; and the TechBridge Community Leader Award, honoring recipients for their roles as active innovators in professional service to the broader IT community. Also this year a new award, The Vicarro Mills Outstanding Student Award, will be presented in honor of Vicarro Mills, who was a Technology Career Program student, instructor, and employee at TechBridge.
The Digital Ball is a celebration providing sponsors and supporters with the opportunity to engage in community empowerment and social impact using technology. TechBridge believes that technology has the power to change lives and can operate without borders. When discussing the organization’s mission, CEO Nicole Armstrong said,
TechBridge breaks the cycle of generational poverty through the innovative use of technology to transform nonprofit and community impact. We are a nonprofit that equips other nonprofits with technology that allows them to expand the impact of their mission for the millions of men, women and children who lack access to shelter, food, employment, education, healthcare, and financial literacy. We support organizations that work within our four pillars: Hunger Relief, Homeless Support, Social Justice, and Workforce Development.
TechBridge is a national 501(c)nonprofit organization equipping other nonprofits on the frontline of alleviating the causes of generational poverty with technology. TechBridge supports these nonprofits in expanding the impact of their mission for the millions of men, women, and children seeking support in the areas of hunger relief, homeless support, social justice, and workforce development. For additional information visit: www.TechBridge.org
Our Deepest Thanks to our Digital Ball Corporate Sponsors
3ci, Accenture, Airbnb, Anthem, Inc., BakerHostetler, BitsIo, CapTech Consulting, CDW, CRH Americas Materials, Datum, DCBlox, Delta, Equifax, ETS Solutions, FastTek Global, Fortinet, FPT Software, Genuine Parts Companys, Graphic Packaging, Insight, iVision, Needling, Norfolk Southern, Okta, PWC, Pyramid Consulting, Protiviti, RAAH Technologies, Smith + Howard, Southern Company, Verizon, ServiceNow, JP Morgan Chase, Concept Software + Services, Inc., North Highland, Microsoft, Randstad, Walmart, WIT, ATP, Atlanta SIM, OneTen, NCR, EY, Reliaquest, & Inc.