Here’s our latest update to help you take your geek citizenship to the next level.
- The Hero Initiative – Being in comics can be a tough road, and this organization helps support comics creators in need.
- Female Geeks
- Anita Borg Institute – A historic institute to assist women in technical careers, fostering innovation by ensuring a broad range of people in technology. Provides a variety of services and ways to get involved.
- International Internet Preservation Consortium – An international organization focusing on improving tools, standards, and practices of web archiving and preserving information. Reports, events, and memberships are available.
- Internet Memory Foundation – A non-profit focusing on preserving the internet for heritage and cultural purposes, and develops a lot of technologies and projects. There’s opportunities to get involved.
- Open Source
- Rasperry Pi Foundation – It’s not just easy-to-access technology, but the Raspberry Pi foundation also promotes a variety of community and educational activities.
- Can’t Stop The Serenity – Firefly/Serenity fans working together to support Equality Now
- FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science And Technology – An international organization focusing on inspiring young people in science and technology. There’s programs, events, and plenty of ways to volunteer and get involved.
- The Science Olympiad – An organization promoting science events – the science equivalent of track meats. With a huge amount of tournaments and resources, there’s alwys a way to get involved.
- Bring Me A Book – Serving underserved communities with portable libraries, teaching read-aloud skills, and more.
Steven Savage is a Geek 2.0 writer, speaker, blogger, and job coach. He blogs on careers at http://www.musehack.com/, publishes books on career and culture at http://www.informotron.com/, and does a site of creative tools at http://www.seventhsanctum.com/. He can be reached at https://www.stevensavage.com/.