April 20, 2015
On April 9, 2015, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of the Broadband Task force, a diverse group of 14 leaders in technology-related fields who will advise the mayor’s office on the development of a citywide broadband strategy and help expand access to broadband in underserved communities. Spearheaded by Counsel to the Mayor Maya Wiley, the Taskforce members include Elisabeth Stock, co-founder and CEO of CFY, and serves as another important recognition of CFY’s leadership position in the use of technology in education.
An excerpt from the Mayor’s press release follows.
“The important role that broadband is now playing in K-12 education cannot be underestimated,” said Elisabeth Stock, co-Founder and CEO of CFY. “As part of the Taskforce, I look forward to sharing what we’ve learned at CFY over the past 15 years, working with tens of thousands of students, families, and teachers in New York City and across the country.”
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