CULVER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pro-social technology firm Causecast has been invited by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to join a select group of organizations supporting the Equal Futures Partnership, a coalition of countries committed to removing barriers to political participation and economic advancement of women. Causecast’s Community Impact Platform is used to help corporations support the advancement of girls in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Amongst the select organizations invited to participate in the Equal Futures Partnership, Causecast was invited to join because of its ability to quickly launch cause campaigns that make it easy for corporations to engage their employees around cause. At the New York launch of the Partnership, Causecast was honored as one of approximately 10 private sector partners invited to the standing-room only event, which drew together founding members and diplomats from 12 other countries.
To support the Equal Futures Partnership, Causecast has launched a ready-made campaign called GIT Inspired!, to make it easy for clients to help girls and STEM-related organizations through their employee giving and volunteering programs. GIT Inspired! is available to any company that uses Causecast’s Community Impact Platform, and Causecast will be working with its clients to develop initiatives that make the most sense for their organizations.
As with all nonprofit efforts, a challenge corporations face in supporting girls in STEM is their limited time and resources to set up, manage, and track meaningful opportunities to get involved. Causecast’s Community Impact Platform removes these hurdles, simplifying the process by which companies can engage their employees in corporate philanthropy - be it through volunteer events, donations (monetary or in-kind) or fundraising. The Community Impact Platform makes employee volunteer and giving programs as user friendly, effective and compelling as possible.
The STEMWorks database of Change the Equation (CTEq), an organization that fosters widespread literacy in STEM, is serving as an information source for Causecast’s efforts. Causecast’s VP of Product, Kate Stahnke, chairs CTEq’s Employee Engagement committee and is also the liaison for Causecast’s involvement with the Equal Futures Partnership. “I’m excited that Causecast is committed to girls and STEM,” notes Kate. “As a senior technology executive, I’m keenly aware of how the shortage of girls in STEM affects the shortage of technical talent in this country. As a STEMinist, I strongly believe that STEM skills afford women an opportunity to create rich professional lives. As an American, I believe that advancing economic opportunity and political participation of women is among the most efficient ways to ensure our long term peace and prosperity. As a Causecast employee, I’m proud to work for a company willing to commit significant resources to this cause - by way of its involvement with Change The Equation and now with the Equal Futures Partnership. That sense of excitement and pride is exactly what our platform works to foster in the employees of our clients.”
If your organization would like to get involved in GIT Inspired!, contact Causecast.
Causecast provides a comprehensive and easy to use online system that helps businesses and organizations manage employee volunteer programs, corporate giving, matching gifts programs, rewarding and cause campaigns ranging from disaster relief to competitive corporate crowdfunding. The all-inclusive Community Impact Platform allows organizations to easily launch unique social impact initiatives that highly engage their members while deeply impacting their communities.