TechRow Fund’s annual Forum and Gala platform leverages the power of diplomacy and technology to address the most critical issues impacting our youth.
TechRow Fund’s Forum for Technology and Education hosts strategic partners and innovators trailblazing social impact initiatives.
Our 2019 Forum was held at the National Museum of Mathematics and was led by industry leaders from the renewable energy, entertainment, and technology sectors. Our critical issue of focus was on climate change.
Gala 2019 will bring TechRow Fund supporters and industry leaders to rally around our organization’s achievements. Our theme will celebrate Mexico and the social impact focus of our Gala is on climate change. This year we are collaborating with schools and partners to raise awareness on climate change through virtual reality and immersive technology experiences. TechRow Fund currently delivers over 40 education programs serving close to 2,000 students in schools throughout New York City. Our 2019 honorees are Naza Alakija, Founder of SAGE Innovation Centre and Mark Moroge, Director of Latin America for the Rainforest Alliance.
Our 2018 Forum was on Connectivity and launched with a panel discussion on Crossing Virtual and Real Bridges.” It was moderated by Cindy Lawrence, CEO of the National Museum of Mathematics. Panelists included writer and director, Benjamin Dickinson; Brett Perlmutter, Head of Google Cuba; Richard Cumming, founder of Two Goats; as well as Leire Fernandez and Idania Del Rio, founders of Clandestina, a Havana-based, independent design company and the first Cuban business to launch an online shop.
Gala 2018 was keynoted by United States Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, forme Charge D’Affaires at the American Embassy in Havana. Honorees were Cindy Lawrence, Executive Director of the National Museum of Mathematics, Brett Perlmutter, Head of Google Cuba and Rodolfito Rothschild, Founder of Non-Profit Summit.