Leslie Zane
Director of the Tech Awards

Leslie Zane has been the Director of The Tech Awards since 2009. Prior to that she served as the Director of Public Programs at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA. Leslie has more than 25 years in working and volunteering with not for profit organizations in New York City, Santa Fe, NM and the Bay Area.


Articles by Leslie Zane

  • Leslie Zane

    15 Years of The Tech Awards: A look back, a look forward from Smile Train

    The Tech Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary this fall when it again honors 10 laureates who are using technological innovations to solve the world’s biggest challenges. As part of that milestone, NextBillion has teamed up with the organization to feature some of the stories from winning laureates over the years who have gone on to develop game-changing social enterprises and nonprofits by harnessing the right technology at the right time for the right impact. 

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