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Jimmy Chen: From Stanford To SNAP
Heroes, Uncategorized

Jimmy Chen: From Stanford To SNAP

It is not every day that a Silicon Valley technopreneur¬†with an ivy league pedigree and a cool job at Facebook chucks it all to study tech solutions for the urban poor. But that would be the true story of the remarkable Jimmy Chen, founder of Propel, a mobile software company […]

Pussy Hats Galore
Heroes, Impact

Pussy Hats Galore

Millions of women (and men) around the world protested the inauguration of Donald Trump as America’s 45th president. Some wore pink “pussy hats” expressing their outrage over the new president’s self-proclaimed entitlement to grab women’s body parts. Others wore “nasty woman” T-shirts to symbolize their objection to being “objectified” by […]

Apps for the Hungry
Technology

Apps for the Hungry

Innovations for low-income New Yorkers have emerged from the minds of some of our city’s most talented entrepreneurs.¬†Two mobile apps, in particular, inspire us at TalkImpact, by their simple yet innovative design and social good purpose. EasyFoodStamps.com by Propel The brainchild of Jimmy Chen (founder), EasyFoodStamps is the first product […]