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“‘Tis the season: Google’s unique Seattle-born G-Give charity program raising thousands this week”

UW CSE alums Krista Davis, Jeff Prouty, and Jessan Hutchinson-Quillian - part of the G-Give team

UW CSE alums Krista Davis, Jeff Prouty, and Jessan Hutchinson-Quillian – the G-Give team

GeekWire profiles Google Seattle’s G-Give initiative, created by UW CSE alums:

“Life can get hectic for a mid-twenties software engineer at a big company. You’re working long hours at an exciting, fast-paced job and when you’re not grinding away at the computer, eating and sleeping likely take up your remaining time.

“It’s only natural that there’s not much time to think about philanthropy and giving back. What two University of Washington alumni and Google Seattle engineers have done to fix that problem is pretty remarkable …

“Showcasing nine organizations that were chosen based on passionate advocacy of the employee sponsors, G-Give helped double Google Seattle and Google Kirkland’s philanthropy from the year before.”

UW CSE is honored to have been included in G-Give both years, and proud that it’s our alums at Google Seattle who conceived of the project and drove it forward.

Read more here.

December 13, 2012