Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

Women’s and girls’ empowerment is a sweeping topic, defined and shaped by family beliefs and cultural norms in the community and country where one lives. Empowerment, or the lack of it, is an issue for women and girls virtually everywhere.

Changing lives through financial empowerment

ASU Lodestar Center

uncomfortable talking to their children about money, so where are young. posted by. Kristen Coco , Program Developer. In 2012, 25 percent of Americans had more credit card debt than they had in their emergency savings.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. There were guards stationed everywhere throughout the camp and when she came back she knew that she wanted to do something for the children there. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5.

NetCentric Advocacy: Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Connectivity is Productivity: | Main | The end game of networks » August 16, 2007 Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work Rockridge has been working hard on cooking the overall frames and themes that can tie the community together. Progressive government has two aspects: protection and empowerment. No one makes any money in this country without the progressive empowerment by government.

Using Video for Women's Empowerment in Rural India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In looking at some of the project examples , I found several that focus on women's empowerment and rights in India. Since all of the trainees were married as children, they decided to put together a half-hour video magazine about why child marriage must stop, to show on wide-screen projectors in their surrounding villages.

5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day


In June of 2018, this mandate feels more pressing than ever, as thousands of families seeking asylum are torn apart and children are held in cages at the U.S. Their model of empowerment amplifies the voices of refugee communities, allowing them to act as their own champions. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe.

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project is called “ Tech2Empower ,” organized by Wake , an organization on a quest to leverage technology for women’s empowerment globally. Seventy-five percent are women and children. A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine.

On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And today, braille is not being taught to most blind children. of legally blind children in public and residential schools used braille as their primary reading medium. and critical for the inclusion and empowerment of people in developing countries.

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Celebrating How Symantec Makes Organizations Succeed

Tech Soup Blog

CAPSA is entrusted with highly confidential information relating to the children and youth in foster care court cases it is assigned to, which is kept safe and secure with Symantec. We are excited to announce the winners of our Symantec Mission Possible campaign.

How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India


At the end of 2013, we organized a meet-up for like-minded folks in conjunction with the Indiblogger community, in both Bangalore and Mumbai.These were attended by over 150 bloggers who were motivated enough to spread Milaap’s message of empowerment to their communities. This Mother’s Day, why not join our community and give the gift of empowerment to a mom working hard to make a better life for her and her children?

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Geoffrey James On What Makes An Extraordinary Boss

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My employees are my peers, not my children. Technology offers empowerment, not automation. A friend shared with me a spot-on article by Geoffrey James the other day. In it, James explains the difference between averages bosses and extraordinary bosses.

What are advantages to collaboration between nonprofit and for-profit organizations?

ASU Lodestar Center

It is estimated that 15 percent of children do not have any shoes to put on their feet, so this is indeed a necessity to children worldwide. Pact’s involvement with Coca-Cola funded several million dollars for female economic empowerment in Southeast Asia.


Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

But, the life experience and prospects of their families and children are likely to be far better because of the empowerment these women have experienced working for a social enterprise.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mission: To improve access and quality of education for 4 million children living in underserved communities in India. Mission: To provide sustainable transformation in the lives of poor children and provide emergency relief that assists people afflicted by conflict or disaster.

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Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in 2012 I had the opportunity to travel to Africa and Asia and from those travel experiences three themes emerged that inspired the selection of this year’s nonprofits: 1) Women’s and girls empowerment; 2) Conservation of wildlife and wild lands; and 3) Access to medical care.

Seeking Clarity about the Complementary Nature of Social Work and the Arts

Museum 2.0

And we each have specific interests in increasing access, connection, and empowerment of marginalized people. When the Boston Children''s Museum initiated the GoKids wellness program , they did it to empower families to co-create meaningful shared experiences that emphasize health.

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Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Culture of Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Enter empowerment and encouragement. Image: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Stories are the currency of community. They shape our experience. They drive us to think, act, and change.

WORTH Trust Solves Tech Woes to Help More Kids in India

Tech Soup Blog

Not only does WORTH work towards creating a barrier-free world for the physically challenged, it does this work with the help of people who have different abilities, creating a circle of empowerment. "We were able to educate many more children with the funds saved on the IT expenses.

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Times are hard. Associations make the world better.


The Million Meal Challenge made a difference for children and families in Haiti, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Tanzania. The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board is increasing the number of Certified Pediatric Nurses to ensure that more children receive the best possible expert care. Empowerment. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC.

Spotlight on South Africa: Nonprofit Profiles from SANGONeT

Tech Soup Blog

The Media and Training Centre for Health specializes in the design and development of community learning models that promote health and empowerment in marginalized communities. Children and Education. The group provides a loving community where children can heal and grow.

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The royalties that I earn from my books have been donated to nonprofits to support women’s and girl’s empowerment work and given this past week, I am all the more convinced of the need to support such programs.

'Thanks to Public Allies, I am Now, and Forever, an Agent of Impact'

ASU Lodestar Center

Starting out, my main focus was recruiting community members to become change makers and role models in children’s lives—also known as Big Brothers and Big Sisters. This creates a self-sustaining cycle of empowerment, which is critical to ending the disconnection and disempowerment that prevent individuals from living the life they are worthy and capable of. posted by Emma Mones Class 12 Public Ally.

Does the Most Powerful Work Live Onstage or Behind the Scenes?

Museum 2.0

We need more empowerment in this world, and these institutions offer it. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is a terrific place to visit AND a leading force in diverse regional projects to support youth development.

HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently, more than 50 percent of children ages 0–8 spend an average of 43 minutes daily on smartphones and tablets watching videos, reading, and playing games. The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Through his nonprofit, “ Technology for People ,” he has dedicated his life to girls (and boys) empowerment through technology. The man had been accused of beating his wife and children -domestic violence is a huge issue in many places of the world, and in rural India.

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How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India


At the end of 2013, we organized a meet-up for like-minded folks in conjunction with the Indiblogger community, in both Bangalore and Mumbai.These were attended by over 150 bloggers who were motivated enough to spread Milaap’s message of empowerment to their communities.

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A Webinar: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit


She specializes in the areas of community engagement, deliberation and empowerment. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and is a mother of two preschool-age children. If you have not read Beth Kanter and KD Paine's awesome new book Measuring the Networked Nonprofit , then you must check out Care2's webinar on December 4th at 2PM ET led by Beth, Ashley Boyd of MomsRising, and Ryann Miller of Care2. What you'll learn: How to lead with a networked mindset.

Collective Lens: Photography for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" There are links to several charities that provide support and assistance to children in developing countries. Another contributor to the site is Natalia who has shared some compelling photos of children beggars in from Afghanistan.

14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!


Virtual Parent/Family Education - Richard Wollenberger This tool will provide video chat help for parents with children aged P-5/6; Trained parent educators will provide research-based support for specific early childhood issues via video chat.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 5 Extraordinary Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

Empowerment, Shelter, and Support. " The organization serves women, men, and children fleeing domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

The Dragonfly Effect: Win A Copy, Leave A Comment, Swab Your Cheek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It was my birthday and the culmination of a campaign to raise money for Cambodian children that I used an action learning project for the students. We actually eat chocolate in class as part of the exercise! Employ empowerment marketing.

And the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Go To.

Tech Soup Blog

Hearing what those children want to be when they grow up motivated me to share the story with as many people as possible so that they would be able to realize their dreams. We all have a story. Here at TechSoup, we're on a mission to empower you to tell yours.

Greater Washington Give to the Max Day Training Event

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Father McKenna Center : The McKenna Center serves the needs of the poor, men, women and children through a variety of programs funded by generous individuals, religious orders and institutions, foundations and government grants.

The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Part Ex-Con, Part Farmer, Part Queen

Museum 2.0

One of the nonprofits that inspires me locally here in Santa Cruz is a youth empowerment and food justice organization called "Food, What!?" Before their teen years, children are sponges.

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Feeling Political? Here’s How You Can Take Action Via Text Message

Mobile Commons

Save the Children : Text HERO to 69866 In the United States and around the world, Save the Children gives girls and boys a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We’re living in a politically charged time.

Coming to a Public School Near You: Hopefully, You as a Volunteer

Have Fun - Do Good

Every week I get to go in and read with the same two children for a half an hour each in the school library. Organizations like these teach everything from sports, to science, to the arts, to girl empowerment.

Vote for the Best Social Change and Technology Projects at Netsquared!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Community Technology Centres for Children And Young Adults in Low and Moderate Income Communities in Madurai India. Prevent Human Trafficking Using Technology To Tell Stories of Empowerment and Successful Micro Philthanthropy. Starting this week, you can vote for the best NetSquared Innovation Fund Award nominated projects until Saturday, April 14th at Noon PDT. You can cast your ballot for the projects that you think most effectively use the social web for social change.

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Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

Tech Soup Blog

awareness and skills development in children, teens, and young adults. greater access for youth and foster empowerment through skills. This post was authored by Vanessa Rhinesmith and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog. A couple of weeks ago NPR ran a segment entitled, A New Generation of App Developers , discussing the emergence of creative and youthful app developers. story chronicled a middle school student who built an app to help him.

The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands: Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Women’s Center of Tarrant County has a name problem, as we serve women, men and children…about 82,000 a year. The Bold, Focused Ideas of Breakthrough Nonprofit Brands by Carol Cone.

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

in Oklahoma is one of the frontline organizations that addresses these and other issues in a very interesting way – starting with the children. Heather is pretty proud of the work they’re doing on behalf of Native American children.

Caravan Studios for the Win: ReImagine: Opportunity Winner!

Tech Soup Blog

Human trafficking survivors are better able to access the kinds of resources necessary to get safe and stable housing, social services, and economic empowerment. In our case, one of the finalists was the human trafficking housing locator from Polaris Project and the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. On the third morning of the workshop, the team from Polaris Project and the New Jersey Department of Children and asked us to come into a small room.

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards


Constituent Empowerment. Winner: Children International. Used TeamRaiser to recruit new sponsors and recuited 5,000 sponsors since 2005 and sponsored over 560 children. Each year, at the annual Convio Summit, Convio honors a few of their clients who have pushed the envelope with their online campaigns. Here are the results for the 2008 Innovator Awards: Advocacy campaign or program. Honorable Mention: National Parks Conservation Association.

Off the Mat, Into the World: An Interview with Seane Corn

Have Fun - Do Good

SC: I'd started working with an organization called YouthAIDS which provides services and products to children worldwide who are affected by the HIV/AIDS crisis. This challenge benefited the Cambodian Children's Fund out of Cambodia. You shouldn't beat your wives and your children."