BlogHers Act: Global Health Poll

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BlogHer (where I am a Contributing Editor) launched a year-long campaign, BlogHers Act, at their 2007 conference this summer. During BlogHers Act, BlogHers will work to make a measurable improvement in "global health" issues.

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BlogHers Act!

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BlogHer announces BlogHers Act, a year-long initiative to harness the incredible power of women online. Making a difference on a single global cause. Here's my suggestion for #1 over at Blogher

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BlogHer Acts: How Should BlogHers Change the World?

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Yesterday BlogHer launched a new, year-long initiative to use the power of its 11,000+ members for positive change. What is the global issue BlogHer's members should focus on this year? Bloghers Act , Bloghersact , Blogher , politics , women , election , social change Darfur

Global Health Initiative: Bloghers Act - Take the Poll

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BlogHers Act is a year-long initiative in which members of BlogHer , both on BlogHer???s s network and in our extended communities, will work to make a measurable improvement in Global Health (as distinct from BlogHer's Election 2008 Voter Manifesto initiative focused on the domestic issues of importance to Presidential candidates). BlogHers Act will take a two-pronged approach to improving Global Health: 1.

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Meet Bloghers: Michele McLellan

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She approached after I got the nerve to share my experience covering the Cambodian Blogosphere in the When Globalization is Good for Women panel moderated by Nancy White. (It Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

BlogHers Act and Other Ways to Help Myanmar Cyclone Victims

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Global Voices, South Asia Editor, Mong Palatino, offers this round up of what blogs in the region are reporting, including these eye witness accounts. And BlogHer has responded. Thank you to everyone who has donated to the BlogHers Act

Meet A Cambodian BlogHer: Sopheap Chak

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Her blog covers social, political, and economic global issues from the perspective of young Cambodian professional. How come there are not so many BlogHers in Cambodia? Cross posted on BlogHerphoto by Oso Sopheap blogs at ifocus with the tagline ???three

BlogHers, Gender Blogging, and Linux Chix in Cambodia!

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Click To Play Here a round up of some the fabulous women Bloghers in Cambodia and Linux Chix that I met. Dee Dee with the BlogHer bag! On the right, is Sopheap who I interviewed for BlogHer. They were: Hok Kakada who I interviewed for Global Voices two years ago!

Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good How do I have fun and do “good”? Every year I commit to leading a global volunteer trip. The sixth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Desiree Adaway.

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Learnings and Reflections from BlogHer about Mobile Phones for Video Blogging and Beyond

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While I was in Chicago, Ryanne Hodson , who I met at last year's BlogHer, is in Cambodia and Southeast Asia with Jay Dedman to document the work of Project Hope International. As always, I got a lot out of BlogHer, so I wanted to capture here in case anyone else is wondering about this topic.

My personal Blogher To Do List and Reflections

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How to keep plugged into and contribute this blogher community? Volunteer for next year's blogher. Link to Women Bloggers - I've done quite a bit of that in my live reports, but I need to add the blogher blogroll. Now I have the blogher blogroll as a pool to start exploring. Continue my Typing To Learn Khmer Blog A suggestion from the Globalization panel was to practice learning another language - so I got validation for my khmer studies.

Meet Donna Callejon, Chief Operating Officer of Global Giving

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Donna Callejon with kids in village in Guatemala - the houses, latrines, etc are being built partly with Global Giving support. Tell me about you - how did you end up working in global philanthropy? What is your job at Global Giving?

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Reflections from Global s London Summit

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I'm just back from the Global s Summit in London. First, there was a lot of energy in the room, similar to the blogher , because a lot of people had been reading each other's blogs or posts on GV, but had never met face-to-face. Technorati Tags: globals

Lisa Stone Interviews Global s Founders on Yi-Tan 1/9

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Blogher Lisa Stone interviews Ethan Zukerman and Rebecca MacKinnon, Global s Founders. A stage for global activism? The call is tommorrow, but you can always listen to the audio file. The topics: * What does it mean to be a "conversation community"? Are you an alternative world news agency? An international collection of diaries? Will your site always be English only? Take us down the road three to five years. *

Cambodia Bloggers Summit: Help Young Cambodian Bloggers Join the Global Conversation

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Cambodian young people are joining the global conversation in the blogosphere and sharing their perspectives through different forms of grassroots citizen's media thanks to the efforts of a dedicated team of Cambodian bloggers.

Submit Your Questions for Governor Christine Todd Whitman About the U.S. and Climate Change

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On April 17th and 18th, Governor Christine Todd Whitman will join global warming experts and Governors from across the United States at the 2008 Conference of Governors on Climate Change at Yale University. The interview will be available afterwards as a podcast on BlogHer.

Big News: Startup Challenge to Fund & Showcase Social Impact Ventures By Women

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million nonprofits in the US that are working in similar issue areas and trying to address global warming, poverty, the gender pay gap, affordable healthcare, education, etc. How do we disrupt the nonprofit sector?

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Meet The Dream Geek Team for Free Speech Online

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Source: Global s Online, Rebecca MacKinnon. From a post on Global s, Rebecca MacKinnon writes "These guys are basically the dream geek team for free speech on line. Technorati Tags: blogher , nptech , net2 , wsis , globals.

Christine Egger, In Conversation: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The third blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the wonderfully wise, Christine Egger. Christine is a facilitator, network weaver, and catalyst. She works with individuals and organizations whose mission is to increase our capacity for empathy, generosity, and creativity.

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Try Eating for $4 a Day. Join The Hunger Challenge

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If you'd like to learn more about national and global hunger issues, check out the national and international organizations listed below. BlogHer is a media sponsor of The Hunger Challenge.

Women Who Tech Telesummit: May 12, 2009

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On May 12, 2009 the second annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit (held via phone and web) will bring together hundreds of women from across the US and abroad in the non-profit, political and business world for an incredible lineup of thought provoking panels featuring technology change makers such as Joan Blades of MoveOn and Moms Rising, Allison Fine of techPresident, Lynne D Johnson of Fast Company, Charlene Li, Holly Ross of NTEN, Rashmi Sinha of Slide Share, Lisa Stone of BlogHer and more.

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Nonprofit Calendars for 2010

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I know more and more people are using calendars on their computers and cell phones, but I like paper calendars. There is something about writing things down by hand with different colored pens that I still love.

Jamie Ridler, Creative Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The seventh guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Jamie Ridler. Jamie is a creative living coach and the director of Jamie Ridler Studios.

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10 Tips for Starting a Virtual Social Change Book Club

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I sent out a note to the women on the BlogHer Contributing Editor list. As I mentioned in my post, Community, Beauty, Party, Wisdom: More Reverb 10 Reflections , one of the highlights of 2010 was organizing a virtual social change book club.

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

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I started contributing to Global Voices where I did blogging roundups from Cambodia. In 2007, I raised money to help sponsor the first Cambodian Bloggers conference and raised a lot of the money via Twitter as Shel Israel noted in his book, Twitterville.

Funny Social Networking Software Connections.

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Like many of my colleagues, I'm gearing up for blogher ! I'm going on an extended trip (10 days) which kicks off with the blogher conference and ends with NCDD conference - with lots inbetween. I come back to my computer and a SKYPE call from Nancy White comes in who tells me she is at Juanita's house working on a girl geeks supporting the World Cafe global community and showing Juanita how to use SKYPE!

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Meg Worden, Feed Me Darling : How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The fourth blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the delicious Meg Worden (I say delicious because I love her e-cookbook, Salad Alchemy). Meg is a writer, speaker, storyteller and a certified Holistic Health Coach.

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How do networks sustain themselves (financially)?

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This is a group of women who have been working/playing together to explore how technology can support the World Cafe global community. The session I did at Blogher was about tools for community fundraising (Marnie Webb set up a wiki with notes and links). My Necklace/USB holder.

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Mary Mulliken, Intentional Motherhood: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The eighth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Mary Mulliken. Mary is a coach, a writer, a contemporary ceremonialist, and a mom to baby Orlis Blackbird.

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Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Echoing Green, Jobs for Change, Julia Cameron and 29 Gifts

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10 Tips for an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Facebook Fan Page by Beth Kanter on BlogHer. NEWS This week, Echoing Green partnered with Jobs for Change on a new Be Bold Podcast.

Paradigm Found: Leading & Managing for Postive Change

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Anne Firth Murray While on vacation I read several books, but the one that stood out the most was Paradigm Found: Leading and Managing for Positive Change by Anne Firth Murray, the founder of the Global Fund for Women. Believing that social change is possible is the beginning.

Do Good Blogger Sampler and Other Blogging Links

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I ran out of handouts yesterday during my talk about do good blogging at the Writing for Change Conference, and said I'd post the handout up here today.

Join the 29-Day Giving Challenge: Change Lives One Gift at a Time

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I signed up for the Challenge today and decided to celebrate Day 1 by donating to the BlogHers Act' "Donate Now to Save Women's Lives" campaign on Global Giving. Visit 29-Day Giving Challenge.

Jocelyn Harmon: People, Words, Technology & Truth: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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My second guest blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the warm and wonderful Jocelyn Harmon. Jocelyn is passionate about helping nonprofits to succeed online so that they can change the world!

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Valentines That Give Back

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Check out what's available on Global Exchange's Fair Trade Store , and Original Good , World of Good 's line of Fair Trade products. Cross-posted from BlogHer. Whether you are single, or attached, why not celebrate Valentines Day with a gift that gives back?

13 Causes I'd Give to If Friday the 13th Was My Lucky Day

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GI-NET's blog Global Fund for Women Mission: "The Global Fund for women promotes women's economic security, health, education and leadership." Global Fund for Women's blog Maine Coon Adoptions They rescued and helped us adopt our Maine Coon cat, Dora! Cross-posted from BlogHer.

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Amy Kessel, Unfurling: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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I'm starting the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series up again! My first guest blogger is the lovely Amy Kessel. Amy is a certified life coach devoted to helping women unfurl into their authentic selves.

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Be Sweet: Creative Products with a Conscience & More Do-Good Gifts

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Last week I posted about the online fair trade store, Global Girlfriend , here and on BlogHer , and asked readers to post other ideas for do-good gifts. While window shopping in our neighborhood this weekend, my husband and I went into a store that was selling the beautiful handmade bag pictured here. A card propped up beside it explained that it was produced by a company called, Be Sweet.

Let’s Talk About Networked Nonprofits: TechSoupGlobal Book Party

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Today Allison Fine and I celebrated the launch of the Networked Nonprofit at TechSoup Global in the space where Netsquared Meetups take place. The TechSoup Global model is on so many levels a Networked Nonprofit. Marnie Webb and Charlene Li: Two of My Social Media Role Models.

Thank you Darlene and Mata!

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Mata, over at Blogher, wrote a terrific post called " Three Ways you can simply change the world for the better. Donate $10 or more to our cause through Global Giving now ! One of my longtime flickr contacts, an artist named Darlene, just sent me a note that when her paycheck arrives, 10% is going to the Sharing Foundation. OMG, I can't believe this generosity. So, in return, I'm plugging her cause - Life in Africa and this cause. Is this an example of the virtual gift economy?

Nonprofits and NGOs Celebrate International Women's Day

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Fellow BlogHer Contributing Editor, Beth Kanter, writes about the fundraising Twitter campaign for CARE happening in conjunction with the film in her post, Tweetathon To Honor International Women's Day and To Spread The Word About A Powerful Noise Live.

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

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You don't necessarily see women keynote at technology conferences (well accept for women focused technology conferences like blogher ), but Geoff was trying hard ensure a gender balanced program and succeeded. Flickr Photo by Ghbrett.

Foko Madagascar: It Takes A Village To Raise An Idea

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FOKO was created after the TED Global conference: ???Africa The project was funded by Rising Voices , the outreach arm of Global Voices. You can support the effort here ) Cross posted at BlogHer