Technological innovation and the welfare of our country are tightly linked. If we want to shape and protect our future—avert the climate crisis, accelerate the transition to green energy, modernize America’s crumbling transit system and infrastructure—we must creatively deploy technology and use it in an equitable way. How can we use tech as a force for good? One way is to equip the government with the fiercest, sharpest tech talent.
Unfortunately, not enough people with cutting-edge tech skills are interested in working in the government. Here’s a troubling fact: only four percent of information technology workers in the federal government are under the age of 30, while over half are approaching retirement.
That’s where LevelUp Gov comes in. LevelUp Gov is a national contest to collect fresh, bold messages to get people with technology skills to pursue careers in government.
We received creative marketing campaigns from members of Gen Z with a passion for public service and a flair for marketing, social media, and design. After evaluation from a diverse pool of judges and rigorous market testing, we are excited to honor two winners, two runners up, and three honorable mentions. Learn more below.