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

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After she co-founded the Foundation For Friends of Nature in Bolivia, a million acres of natural habitat were put in to public trust. They persuaded her to run the place long enough to get it back on its feet. Places like TechSoup and the National Cristina Foundation put out the word that donated computers were badly needed in Louisiana, and they came by the truckload. Each year the International Computer Refurbishers Summit awards a lifetime achievement award.

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

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to find the closest place to properly recycle it. 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.

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

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Facebook recently announced a test in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia, Guatemala, and Cambodia. The goal of this test is to understand if people prefer to have separate places for personal and public content. 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.

See3 Celebrates Blog Action Day

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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. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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I think some of the folks who are listening may have had a vision for something, an idea that they thought would make the world a better place. After that I decided to move back to Portland, because I felt Portland, Oregon was an amazing place to start a vision. They came from Sudan, from Saudi Arabia, from all over, some of the most unheard places of the world. They're coming from Nepal, the Philippines, and Bolivia.

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

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One of their programs is the Reality Tours, where they bring groups of individuals to regions to look at the social justice issues and other pressing issues, that really color the experience and the culture of a place. So our first exchange that we did with Global Exchange was called "Transformative Advocacy in Bolivia." What was really missing and what we could fill through a structured place and space, and that would be Women's Global Green Action Network.

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

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That was happening as a result of a pernicious rumor, which is floated, essentially, by the traditional healers there, and in other places. 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.