Cross-posted from The White House:

“We must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government.”
- President Barack Obama, January 21st, 2013

The Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIF) program pairs top innovators from the private sector, non-profits, and academia with top innovators in government to collaborate during focused 6-12 month “tours of duty” to develop solutions that can save lives, save taxpayer money, and fuel job creation. Each team of innovators is supported by a broader community of interested citizens throughout the country. The 1st round of five projects was launched in August 2012 with 18 inaugural Fellows. You can learn more about the accomplishments to date of the MyUSA (formerly known as MyGov)RFP-EZBlue Button, Better Than Cash, and Open Data Initiatives Fellows through the blog posts of each team.

The 2nd round of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program will include nine projects, described below – four that are the second phases of Round 1 projects and five new projects.. Presidential Innovation Fellows have a unique opportunity to serve our Nation and make an impact on a truly
massive scale.  We will be accepting applications to be a Round 2 Fellow from February 5
th through March 17th, and are looking to put together a dynamic, diverse, innovative class that will produce tremendous results for the American people. You can apply here.

  • Read the blog post by US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park and US Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel announcing the launch of the 2nd round of Presidential Innovation Fellows here
  • Read the blog post by Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett and US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park on the Administration’s commitment to diversity in technology here
  • Follow @WhiteHouseOSTP on Twitter

Click here for more information on the fellowship.

Tags: academia, government., non-profits, private sector

Views: 691

Reply to This

Sponsored Link

Please Pay What You Can to Support PCDN

Please consider Paying What You Can to help PCDN grow. We encourage you to consider any amount from $1 and up. Read the SUPPORT page prior to making a payment to see PCDN's impact and how your payment will help.

Sponsored Link

Translate This Page


PCDN Guidelines and Share Pages

By using this site you're agreeing to the terms of use as outlined in the community guidelines (in particular PCDN is an open network indexed by Google and users should review the privacy options). Please note individual requests for funding or jobs are NOT permitted on the network.

Click BELOW to share site resources Bookmark and Share
or Share on LINKEDIN




Latest Activity

Sahro Ahmed Koshin shared a profile on Google +1
1 hour ago
Sahro Ahmed Koshin posted a status
"How best can we localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Somalia? Read #SIDRA's Policy Brief:"
1 hour ago
Sahro Ahmed Koshin updated their profile
2 hours ago
Profile IconJanivar Okereke, Samra Farrukh Ansari, Babu Stephen Biko and 3 more joined Peace and Collaborative Development Network
14 hours ago
Samra Farrukh Ansari updated their profile
15 hours ago
Kaneez Hasna and HEEALS are now friends
15 hours ago
Joseph George Slovinec posted discussions
17 hours ago
Amanda K. Rauh updated their profile

© 2016   Created by Craig Zelizer.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service