Tech & Innovation

Tech & Innovation

About

The Technology & Innovation Policy Team works to promote local, state and federal policies, programs and funding that further technological innovation and scientific advancements. This work is focused on but not limited to issues in data privacy, cyber security, autonomous vehicles, AI, broader scientific funding, and skilled immigration.

We also work to communicate with policymakers on these issues, educate them on the benefits of emerging technology, and address the concerns they may have about the implications of emerging tech and policies related to it.

Legislative Priorities

Data Privacy
Cybersecurity
Scientific Research Funding

Legislative Priorities

Data Privacy
Cybersecurity
Scientific Research Funding

Recent Wins

Funding Increases
Autonomous Vehicles
Artificial Intelligence
Skilled Immigration and Comprehensive Reform

Events

December 2021
January 2022
February 2022
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Tech & Innovation Committee

To learn more about joining the committee, please contact us at [email protected]

Latest News

UNCF and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Forge Partnership to Address Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Silicon Valley — The partnership will connect HBCU students to internship and career opportunities in the Silicon Valley tech-ecosystem

WASHINGTON, DC (Dec. 2, 2021)—UNCF – the nation’s most effective minority education organization – and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – California’s most dynamic business association, representing more than 350 leading companies in Silicon Valley – today announced a partnership and initiative that will connect HBCU students to internship and career opportunities within the …

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SVLG, Federal Education and Health Officials to Address Pandemic-Related Youth Mental Health Challenges at Dec. 2 Education Summit — SVLG’s ‘Hire Learning’ Summit to Also Feature Important Announcement on Silicon Valley Career Pathways for HBCU Students and Graduates

SAN JOSÉ, CA (December 1, 2021) — Federal officials from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services will join an important conversation around mental health challenges among the nation’s youth stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The conversation comes on the heels of a recent report issued by SVLG examining how Bay Area …

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Silicon Valley Leadership Group Bolsters Early-Stage Startups, Future of Innovation Economy with Introduction of Its New Launch Circuit Initiative — Dedicated Innovation Network Will Build Bridges Between Established SVLG Member Companies and Next-Generation Entrepreneurs

San Jose, CA (Nov. 30, 2021) — The Silicon Valley Leadership Group today unveiled its new Launch Circuit Initiative, a startup support network in which a dynamic and diverse selection of founders will gain access to training, networks, events, access to capital, and mentoring curated to propel them toward success. SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas emphasized …

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