Nate White is Vice President, Online Fundraising & Member Growth and Chief Technology Officer at MomsRising. He started his career in disability movement as a technologist and trainer at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) where he worked to make hardware, software, and websites more accessible. He trained hunders of developers through workshops and conference presentations on accessibility in education. He developed a pilot program in Oregon to create accessible vote-by-mail ballots for blind and visually impaired voters.
After moving to Minnesota in 2005, Nate led the development of Carleton College's content management system (CMS), Reason CMS, and released it as open source software. The system is now used and co-developed by a network of Midwestern liberal arts colleges.
Nate joined MomsRising at Chief Technology Officer in 2013 and has built a strong technology team that creates and maintains the organization's technology infrastructure, supports MomsRising's campaign teams with tools, strategy, and technical assistance, and runs cross-program campaigns.
What’s the best advice you got from a child?
“After a Viking’s loss to the Greenbay Packers, my daughter said, ‘Well, at least they got on the field. It’s good to try even if you don’t win.’”