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The COVID Opportunity To Eliminate The Digital Divide

Charlene Lake (AT&T), Danny Weiss (Common Sense Media), Marc Sternberg (A-Street Ventures), John King Jr. (The Education Trust) and Ann Kirschner (Comma Communications) on The COVID Opportunity To Eliminate The Digital Divide at the 2021 ASU+GSV Summit.The scaling of broadband build-out in America remains a top priority as we head into the 2021-2022 school year. Facing limited funding, supply, and infrastructure, leaders must also address ways of providing digital literacy, parent and teaching training, and tech support. What are recommendations at the federal, state, and local levels to close the digital divide? What are the ways that recent stop-gap measures can be capitalized upon to make digital access sustainable? Digital accessibility requires a shared vision across several sectors, and this panel is sure to deliver.

ASU+GSV 2021