Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G6
The PeaceTech Living-Learning Community at Grebel aims to bring together critical reflection and creative energy to improve the social impact of technology, but we are not alone. Indeed, in recent years a growing number of initiatives and organizations are contributing to a global movement of “tech for good,” and the Centre for Peace Advancement team is doing our best to try to keep up! Check out the following roster if you are looking for resources on a particular topic, or looking to get involved as you move to a new city for a work term or full-time job.
AI for Good Foundation
Algorithmic Justice League
All Tech is Human
Civic Tech Field Guide
Civic Tech WR
Critical Media Lab
A cross-disciplinary, research-creation initiative at UWaterloo that fosters the creation of new media projects that explore the impact of technology on society and the human condition.
Works to safeguard the integrity of the online ecosystem by directing assistance to vulnerable victims of large-scale cyberattacks and promoting greater accountability when those attacks violate international expectations and laws.
Data for Good
Digital Justice Lab
Digital Peace Now
Engineering Change Lab
Engineering for Social Innovation
Ethics in Action
Fast Forward Accelerate Good
Geeks Without Bounds
Global Development Incubator
Good Tech Lab
Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement
Drives more inclusive prosperity by building pathways for the next generation of change agents who, through principled entrepreneurial leadership, will create good jobs, transform systems, and improve lives.
Powering a network of innovators committed to ending the nuclear threat through unlikely partnerships, breakthrough ideas, and world-changing projects.
Within broad realms of human concern — sustainability, health, vulnerability, and joy of living — 14 specific grand challenges await engineering solutions in the 21st century.
Peace Innovation Institute
Peace Innovation Lab
A global community consisting of thought leaders from the fields of behavior design, innovation, persuasive and social technologies and finance seeking to increase positive peace via real world interventions.
Shah Family Global Innovation Lab
Signal Program on Human Security and Technology
Tech Reset Canada
Empowers, connects and supports the next generation of women leaders in STEM by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities.
The Citizen Lab
An interdisciplinary laboratory at the University of Toronto focusing on research, development, and high-level strategic policy and legal engagement at the intersection of information and communication technologies, human rights, and global security.