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Big News at Benetech (and for me!)

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I am incredibly excited to let you know that earlier this month we announced that Betsy Beaumon, Benetech’s current president, will be taking over as CEO of Benetech. Betsy is a recognized social entrepreneur who has dedicated much of her career to changing the world with software.

Our board and I are looking forward to Betsy leading Benetech to even greater impact. Under Betsy’s guidance, Benetech is developing new software for social good enterprises to connect communities with inclusive technology:

Service Net: Reshaping the social safety net in human services to better connect people to the services they need. Born Accessible: Working with publishers to ensure that any new ebook is accessible to people who read differently - with the goal of one day making Bookshare obsolete. Connected Civil Society: Applying machine learning and computer vision to document human rights violations and promote accountability in Syria in collaboration with the UN. Data for Inclusion: Enabling people…