Tuesday, August 8, 2017

You're Invited To Share Ideas To Help Roosevelt Island Senior Community With Cornell Tech Women In Technology & Entrepreneurship In New York Program Tea And Cookie Chat Wednesday August 9

The Cornell Tech Women In Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York program is hosting a Tea and Cookie Chat seeking your ideas to help Roosevelt Island Seniors.

According to Cornell Tech:

One More Opportunity to Participate!

Will you help with a student project?

Are you an older adult?
Do you have parents or grandparents on RI?
Are you interested in volunteering with older adults?

Cornell Tech’s WiTNY Summer Guild students want to hear your ideas about how to help the Senior Center better serve older adults on RI.

Please join us for
Tea, Cookies and Conversation
Wednesday, August 9th
10am - 12 noon
Roosevelt Island Senior Center, 546 Main St.

Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 12:00
Questions? jane.swanson@cornell.edu or 646-220-1505

WiTNY (Women in Technology & Entrepreneurship in NY) is a partnership between Cornell Tech and CUNY to increase the number of women in tech in NYC. Summer Guild is a program for recent high school graduates who will begin a CUNY college in the fall.
The Twitterverse reports:

and a Cornell Tech Spokesperson added:
The WITNY Summer Guild students came up with a range of ideas to support seniors, including digital platforms to share news and stories, ways to access public programming and information, and opportunities for seniors and young volunteers to come together and explore technology together.
Here's more on WITNY

and a presentation by WITNY Founding Program Director Judith Spitz to the July 25, 2016 Roosevelt Island Construction and Community Task Force meeting.

What are your ideas for using technology to help Roosevelt Island Seniors?