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Benjamin Cole
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Attended University of Cambridge
Lives in New York City, NY
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Give $1 to 'Protect Rapidly Vanishing Rainforests' and Benjamin will match it. Support Indonesia Culture Exploration together! – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/widQNBqp
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Available on Android and iOS? When did that happen? ;-)
 
+World Wildlife Fund ensures polar bears live peacefully with humans and nature. Open today's gift to learn more and support through One Today by +Google, now available on Android and iOS @ goo.gl/pHibAk   #12DaysofGiving   #Day7
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At Google, we’re always looking for ways to support organizations that are changing the world and supporting people in times they need it most. That is why we recently teamed up with UNICEF and the World Food Program to launch a quick response to Typhoon Yolanda through our mobile app, One Today.  

Over the course of this week, all users of One Today will receive projects encouraging them to support the relief efforts taking place in the Philippines. 

Download the Android app today and help provide relief to the estimated 2.5 million people affected by this disaster. 

Don’t have an Android phone? You can donate on the web as well!
UNICEF: http://goo.gl/sGdFBu
World Food Program: http://goo.gl/rpJ3VK
One Today is an app that brings together people and nonprofits through the ...
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Have you given your $1 gift to the World Food Program yet? Today's the last day that Google is matching donations in honor of World Food Day.
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Give $1 to the nonprofit project 'Secret Weapon for Invasive Weeds: Dogs' and I will match your donation. https://onetoday.google.com/project?match=khC49QML
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One Today is now available for iPhones! Tell your friends to download from the App Store!
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Today's Global Impact Awardee is a personal favorite of mine: GiveDirectly. Simple concept. Surprisingly innovative. – One Today by Google https://onetoday.google.com/m/x2ts5tIK
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This is a pretty cool project. Who knew sunflowers were so useful?

Give $1 to the nonprofit project 'Sunflowers Against Climate Change' and I will match your donation.
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Today is World Food Day! Give a buck to the World Food Program, and Google will give a buck too. $1 donation, 8 meals for kids.
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One Today, the mobile app that connects people and nonprofits through the act of giving $1, is available to all Android users in the US.

Download the app from the Google Play Store (http://goo.gl/0fF7gs) to learn about a different project from a nonprofit every day, donate to what inspires you, and amplify your impact by encouraging your friends to match your donations. 
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Employment
  • Google Inc
    Jack of All Trades, 2013 - present
  • Google Inc
    Technology Pioneer, 2010 - 2011
  • IBM
    Logistics Analyst, 2005 - 2005
  • HWH PR/New Media
    Account Executive, 2006 - 2006
  • Google Inc
    User Experience Researcher, 2007 - 2008
  • Cornell University
    Teaching Assistant, 2007 - 2010
  • Facebook
    Research Scientist, 2009 - 2010
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New York City, NY
Previously
Cambridge, UK - East Meadow, NY - Mountain View, CA - Oxford, UK - Accra, Ghana - Palo Alto, CA - Ithaca, NY
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Technologist & Adventurer
Introduction
Hi, my name is Ben. I'm an explorer, technologist, and adventurer. These days, I spend my time building new technology for Google.org. Google.org creates technology aimed at addressing global challenges. Previously, I worked on Google's emerging markets team as a Technology Pioneer, traveling the world and launching new products.

I enjoy going on an adventures, exploring new places, and meeting interesting people. I've been known to take up biking, running, and occasionally rock climbing.
Bragging rights
Went running with bulls in Spain. Got 200 Nigerian small businesses online in one day. Moved to Africa without knowing a single soul or ever having been there. Helped stage flash mobs throughout downtown Accra (capital of Ghana).Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. Lived on three continents, been to over 30 countries.
Education
  • University of Cambridge
    Advanced Computer Science, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Oxford
    Computer Science & Psychology, 2009 - 2009
  • Cornell University
    Information Science, 2006 - 2010
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