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Watering Can - Social Impact Technology

Watering Can - Social Impact Technology

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Published by Justin Broglie
Our vision is a connected humanity living in a culture of compassion, sustainability, and abundance.

Our mission is to water seeds of compassion through using design and technology to create innovative web and mobile applications that maximize social value.
Our vision is a connected humanity living in a culture of compassion, sustainability, and abundance.

Our mission is to water seeds of compassion through using design and technology to create innovative web and mobile applications that maximize social value.

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Published by: Justin Broglie on Apr 28, 2013
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Watering Can

SOCIAL IMPACT TECHNOLOGY
Summary We are five young people passionate about community service, personal transformation, and making a difference. We have joined forces to create community-inspired social impact web applications. Our Vision A connected humanity living in a culture of compassion, sustainability, and abundance. Our Mission Develop web and mobile applications that water seeds of compassion within individuals and that contribute towards a better society. Our Principles 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Design relevant and scalable solutions. Promote community, connectedness and collaboration. Respect environmental and relational sustainability. Enrich physical embodiment. Act from a place of inherent fullness and contentment. Encourage physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social transformation. Create a fun and balanced workspace. Serve with generosity, receive with gratitude.

Our Skills We have a wide ranging skill set. Our main areas of expertise lie in computer programming, user experience, community building, environmental sustainability, marketing, and personal development. Our Projects We are in the process of defining the specific projects that we will focus on this summer. Our target areas in the near future are related to the gift economy, environmental sustainability, and personal transformation. The specific applications we plan to develop are in nascent stages, and we anticipate them changing as we validate our hypotheses and assumptions by using the Lean Startup methodology. We plan on working collaboratively with community partners to build upon pre-existing non-profit efforts.

and the startup world. and learning how to do awesome AcroYoga moves with his friends. . studying Digital Media Design. Justin Broglie Justin spent most of his youth asking the big questions and dreaming up solutions to the world’s problems. and jack of all trades. We may change our name to one that better conveys the the design and technology side of our organization. He believes in the essential interconnectedness and interdependence of all of life. he’s worked in digital marketing. Justin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s engineering school. Danielle Heitmann Danielle is a budding social entrepreneur with on-the-ground interfaith-based community building experience across Philadelphia. He has questioned the roots of our culture openly. He currently freelances for Technically Philly. Ben is fascinated by design and its potential to be used for personal and social transformation. and he found his way to Watering Can through a fascination with the possibilities of social collaboration technology. newspaper & magazine journalism. Micah Fay Micah is an experimental philosopher. Danielle is convinced that her Penn philosophy degree helps her everyday because she spends her time asking important conceptual questions to facilitate group discussions and goals. Ben Rodigas Ben began his design career in Australia where he worked as an Experience Architect for a successful customer experience consultancy.Who We Are Cary Betagole Cary Betagole found his way to Philadelphia through Cincinnati and Boston. In the past. trying to understand and influence the world around him. led him back to Philadelphia where he seeks to utilize technology to reintroduce the successful aspects of tribal cultures that unite and fulfill the human spirit. and has been running a successful web development consulting business. and TV. social impact web development consulting boutique. He then worked as a UX Designer for Comcast where he designed interfaces for mobile. He has been a seeker throughout his life. Relative Commotion since his sophomore year. meditating. We are affiliated with Relative Commotion LLC. we came up with the name “Watering Can” based on the fact that we aim to “grow” human acts of compassion. leading him to study primitive cultures and ultimately live in commune with nature in British Columbia for 18 months. He is passionate about how to harness the amazing power of technology to create social good. however. Ben spends his free time volunteering for non-profits. web. Cary is excited to be a part of a team that’s developing tools we’ll use to add & retain value within our communities. A Note On Our Name ‘Watering Can’ During a strategic planning meeting. His experiments. music management. amateur anthropologist.

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