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Announcing the Third Impact Lab on Climate Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

Before her time in Sacramento she worked for environmental NGOs throughout Arizona, California, and Bolivia. “To address our climate emergency, we must rapidly, radically reshape society.

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How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

Tech Soup Blog

It is mined mainly in Chile and there are also large deposits in Bolivia. I got to talking last week with Kiera Butler of Mother Jones magazine about the best ways to keep the rechargeable batteries in laptops and mobile phones healthy and long-lived. Like all batteries, rechargeable batteries wear out over time. Dell says that a full life span for a garden-variety lithium-ion laptop battery is 18 to 24 months.

Nancy Jo Craig’s Lifetime Achievement Award In Nonprofit Computer Refurbishment

Tech Soup Blog

After she co-founded the Foundation For Friends of Nature in Bolivia, a million acres of natural habitat were put in to public trust. Each year the International Computer Refurbishers Summit awards a lifetime achievement award. This year the award went to Nancy Jo Craig who runs the nonprofit Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was not an easy road for Nancy.

5 Ways to Gain The Upper Hand in Facebook’s Newsfeed

Connection Cafe

Facebook recently announced a test in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia, Guatemala, and Cambodia. If you work in marketing or communications, you know about the Facebook Newsfeed and it’s impact on organic reach. Some of your posts are seen by lots of people, and some of your posts aren’t. Facebook can’t exist without its users. So the Newsfeed algorithm tries to predict what each user wants to see in their Newsfeed. But no algorithm is perfect. So they test and tweak.

Ode Magazine : Microjustice: Helping those who are excluded from the legal system

Network-Centric Advocacy

Microteaching, microhealthcare, micromovement building, microvolunteering, microcopyediting, microinternet development, microjobplacement… Really brilliant… When she started Microjustice Bolivia, Van Nispen tot Sevenaer worked with Anne Marie van Swinderen, a microfinance consultant with Triodos Facet , a large microfinance organization associated with Triodos Bank , an ethical financial institution based in the Netherlands.

See3 Celebrates Blog Action Day

See3

Bloggers, activists and friends gathered at our office to watch The New Silver , a film about a woman in Bolivia who is fighting to build a better life for her family with the help of microcredit. October 15th is Blog Action Day , an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world's bloggers, podcasters and videocasters to post about the same issue on the same day.

Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

Have Fun - Do Good

So our first exchange that we did with Global Exchange was called "Transformative Advocacy in Bolivia." We brought a group of ten environmental justice lawyers from throughout North America to work in partnership with grassroots women leaders in Bolivia, with the focus on sustainable agriculture and food security issues. From her Berkeley-based office, Melinda Kramer facilitates an international network of women leaders.

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

It is very different to interview sex workers who have been trafficked in Phnom Penh, than to interview women who are doing knitting in Bolivia. "[T]hose of us who take pictures, even for our own personal trips, and share those pictures with friends, because we have that skill, also have an obligation to help people understand each other more completely.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

I think my favorite example of that is a women's group from the highlands of Bolivia who wrote to us maybe seven or eight years ago. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership. As a feminist, and as a feminine feminist, I truly believe that we don't do a very good job in the United States of believing that you can lead by serving, and I think the United States needs to think deeply about being in service of the rest of the world."

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