X-Change the World founder Sam Reiss has just been selected as one of ten finalists from around the world to present at The Compassion and Technology Conference hosted by the Stanford School of Medicine and The Dalai Lama Foundation.
The Compassion and Technology Contest calls for innovators, engineers and designers to present a technology design or product that will help people learn, practice or improve qualities of compassion, empathy, social connectedness or altruism. Tech industry professionals who will be among the speakers and judges at the conference include Facebook’s Arturo Bejar, Google’s Chade-Meng Tan, Juniper Network’s Scott Kriens, Kiva’s Premal Shah, Wisdom 2.0’s Soren Gordhamer and HopeLab’s Janxin Leu and Fred Dillon. Among the academic speakers will be the CompassionLab’s Monica Worline, the University of Michigan’s Sara Konrath, and Stanford University’s Daniel Martin and Emma Seppala. Click here to learn more