William M. Loving
President, Dedication Technologies
Will Loving has a rich and diverse background in both education and technology. Working as a consultant and software developer
since 1989, Will has had a strong interest in science and mathematics
since he was a child. Will's background and experience enable him
to observe and grasp his clients' needs and then imagine
and implement technological solutions that elegantly and powerfully
improve their organizations. Will has been using FileMaker database
products since 1988.
A graduate (1982) of the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA
with a BA in Education Philosophy, Will has taught classes on
wide range of topics in both academic and non-academic settings.
These include: a Quaker
high school; Baker
River School, an experimental boarding school; a school for
boys with learning disabilities; Hurricane Island Outward Bound;
planning; swing, waltz and contra dance; and, computer training.
Will has been contra-dancing for
over 3 decades, has been calling dances since 2008 and is the founder of both the Downtown Amherst Contradance Series and the Hooked On Swing Society of Western Massachusetts and runs the 4th Friday "Challenging Contras" series at the Guiding Star Grange in Greenfield, MA.
Over the years, Will has provided pro bono consulting assistance
to a number of organizations (see list)
and is most recently working with the World
Computer Exchange (WCE) to enable technology and internet access
to schools and NGOs in developing nations. For several years he was WCE's Programme
Officer for Zambia, assisting and coordinating with New
Vision for Africa, Rescue
Mission Zambia, and Youth
Spearhead to bring thousands of donated computers to Zambia
show). He lives in Northampton,
In 2006, 6 containers of Macintosh computers (2400+), donated by the Montgomery Country, Maryland school district, were delivered to the NGO New Vision for Africa in Lusaka, Zambia. Computers were distributed to schools and NGOs with funding help from UNICEF and others. NVFA director Rev. Abednego Mambwe pictured above.
Will Loving was born William Lowery McNaughten and know as both Bill McNaughten and Will McNaughten.