Upwardly Global: Bridging the Opportunity Gap for Skilled Immigrants

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Upwardly Global, also known as "UpGlo," is working to combat this disparity. Although that plant was considered a model employer for refugees at the time, Jane met employees who included a former engineer from Iraq and a surgeon from Bosnia. Over 1.8

Win 2 Tickets to the Global Fund for Women 20th Anniversary Gala

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Many of you contacted me to say that you enjoyed my interview with Kavita Ramdas , the President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Honorable President of Liberia, as well as women leaders from Colombia, South Africa, Malaysia, Liberia, Bosnia/Herzogovina and Egypt will be honored at the event. Submit your story (in 200 words or less) using the form on the Global Fund for Women's site.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

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Mission: To ensure corporations respect human rights in their global operations. Mission: To foster peace among young adults through the arts in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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10NTC: Are Nonprofits the New International Correspondents?

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Roger told us about his job as a writer for Mercy Corps , where he's traveled to places like the Congo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and most recently Haiti, writing about the man-made and natural disasters that have struck those places and the accompanying relief efforts.

"Books of Conscience" to Read During Genocide Prevention Month

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According to the Genocide Prevention Month's site , the genocide in Bosnia began April 6, in Rwanda April 7, in Cambodia April 17, in Darfur April 19, in Armenia April 24, and the Holocast began April 21st. Did you know that six genocides began in the month of April?

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours.

The Future of Fundraising, Part Two

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Globally, 34 percent of people report owning smartphones. Online video consumption rates are now as high as television viewer rates globally. which means "enough," began online and moved offline to solidify a movement to create a better Bosnia and Herzegovina. TechSoup hosted its first ever Nonprofits Live. on the Future of Fundraising back in 2011. The episode examined some of the ways technology and social media can be harnessed to support causes.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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TechSoup Global donation partner, Cisco , is starting to talk about an alternative to cloud computing, the paradigm that relies on huge data centers to do all our processing. Find what TechSoup Global thinks about the new FCC net neutrality decision here.

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Interview with Zainab Salbi, Founder of Women for Women International

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We work in countries like Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, among others. Our country director in Bosnia was a survivor of the four-year siege of Sarajevo. Then, I wanted to donate anything I could for women in Bosnia.

Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

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We are testing it out at hackathons this month in San Francisco and also in Sarajevo in Bosnia. Images: TechSoup Global and Nominet Trust. As we hurtle toward the end of 2013, it’s time for an update of nonprofit technology trends and news!

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Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

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I could go on and on about this one so I'll just tell you what I've been reading on the topic: University of Toronto: A Global Overview of Digital Wallet Technologies.

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2013

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I could go on and on about this one so I'll just tell you what I've been reading on the topic: University of Toronto: A Global Overview of Digital Wallet Technologies. It's time to catch up on some of the nonprofit technology trends and news once again.

Solutionary Women: Heddy Nam

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Heddy also writes for the Global Youth Fund blog. Later, they learned that it happened again and again – in the cases of Cambodia, Bosnia and Rwanda - and it was still happening but nobody was doing anything about it.