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.

Turning Engagement into Empowerment

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. The following post is by Joshua Gee. Joshua is a public relations professional, political technologist, social media nerd, amateur public policy wonk, Eagle Scout, bleeding. heart liberal and a son of the American Revolution. He currently works.

Changing lives through financial empowerment

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Kristen Coco , Program Developer. In 2012, 25 percent of Americans had more credit card debt than they had in their emergency savings. With consumer spending fueling 70% of our nation’s economic growth, the need to consume commercial products has forever been a staple in American culture.

Constituent Empowerment, as old as Lady Liberty

Connection Cafe

While touring the island, listening to my pleasant audio guide chattering away on my headphones, I learned of a constituent empowerment campaign from long ago. Pulitzer’s tactics were not exactly the same as what I call constituent empowerment but it is pretty close.

Donald Trump and The Last Great Inadequacy Ad

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strategy tech web Donald Trump empowerment infomercials marketingDonald Trump’s presidential campaign represented the pinnacle of what is referred to as “inadequacy marketing.”. The post Donald Trump and The Last Great Inadequacy Ad appeared first on The See3 Blog.

The Future Today: Empowering youth via social media

Amy Sample Ward

Youth Empowerment with Social Media. If you are looking for more examples about social media and communications technologies applied to youth empowerment, here are some additional links/groups to check out: [link] (social media used as outreach about teen dating violence). Tags: case studies presentation casestudies crime empowerment goals socialmedia strategy uk youth

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Human Motivation: The Forgotten Element in Our Theories and Practices


Enabling staff to bring out their best potential in the performance of their jobs is the source of empowerment. Demand Perspective Humanize associations competitiveness innovation leaderhip marketing motivation staff empowerment

5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day


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. 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. border, all during the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis.

» Local Team of Global Philanthropists Prepares to Shoot T.V. Pilot

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Pilot : "emember Dr. Robert Gore, the emergency room doctor from Bed-Stuy behind the Global Empowerment Movement? (If Currently, they are raising production funds to complete a “socially- relevant” television series called GLOBAL EMPOWERMENT PROJECT." ''via Blog this » Local Team of Global Philanthropists Prepares to Shoot T.V. If not, click here).

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Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation


Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Daily DoGooder: Join FITE

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Change the world, one video at a time.Join FITE at joinFITE.org | 1:47 FITE FITE is a global empowerment platform powered by Kiva.org, the nonprofit leader in microfinance, that is designed to foster Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship for women in the developing world.

Human Rights and the Duty to Protect Sensitive Data

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In his January 17, 2014 speech on NSA reforms , President Obama stated: "As the nation that developed the Internet, the world expects us to ensure that the digital revolution works as a tool for individual empowerment, not government control."

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Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Forgotten Roots of Capacity Development in the Movement for Ownership and Empowerment. Few were accompanied by a strong statement about commitment to process that prioritizes ownership and empowerment.

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


Black Women For Wellness is committed to the health and well-being of Black women and girls through health education, empowerment and advocacy. The last few days have been equal parts terrifying, challenging, and complicated. There's a long fight ahead, but for issues that stir you, one simple, positive thing you can do today is give - your time, money, voice, or attention - because so many organizations need your urgent support.

Thank You, Gerardo!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He oversaw the development of numerous products and services that allow us to drive social empowerment through technology across all our programs. The Benetech team has just bid goodbye to VP of Engineering Gerardo Capiel, who is moving on to his next adventure.

Inspiration and Resources for Creating Powerful Digital Storytelling


A little over five years ago, when a small group of TechSoup staffers began a conversation about what it would look like to build community through education and empowerment, storytelling seemed to be the golden ticket. Alexandra (Ale) Bezdikian. Interactive Events and Video Producer. TechSoup. Is digital storytelling part of your toolkit? Check out these resources and examples.

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. A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine.

The Best Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns of 2017

NonProfit Hub

MeToo was meant to be a movement that provides “empowerment through empathy” to survivors of sexual abuse, assault, exploitation and harassment, especially those in underprivileged communities. It’s happening again.

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

Mobile Commons

We’re living in a politically charged time. Hundreds of thousands of people are taking action around the country, and millions more are looking for how they can make their voices count. Are you looking for a way to get involved?

[NEW ICF WHITE PAPER] The Three “E’s” of Healthcare Consumerism


Discover how three elements—Empathy, Engagement, and Empowerment—are critical ingredients to your success. Successful companies apply the three E’s of healthcare consumerism as they evolve in response to these industry dynamics: empathy , engagement , and empowerment.

The Participatory Museum, Five Years Later

Museum 2.0

I''ve gotten more comfortable and more confident with the idea of the museum as political body that advocates for empowerment and social bridging. Empowerment? This week marks five years since the book The Participatory Museum was first released.

3 Ways Your Creative Can Move Your Social Movement Forward

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Make sure your creative includes all of the following: Images: Timely and relevant; telling the narrative of the individual instead of the crowd; featuring faces of real people who are seeking opportunity (the empowerment the gifts are directed toward).

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International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

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I’ve been committed to working on technology capacity building for organizations serving Women and Girls empowerment. March 8th is International Women’s Day. This day was intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mission: To help eradicate extreme poverty through community development projects in urban sanitation, water filtration, health, alternative energy, and economic empowerment.

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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.

5 Ways to Mobilize Advocates to Advance your Mission

Connection Cafe

In turn, we always say ‘thank you’ for their time and contribution in a variety of meaningful ways, whether through a VIP experience, influence, empowerment, recognition, or tangible reward. There’s no better spokesperson for your mission than a happy supporter. I believe that. Nothing.

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Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The general tone should be one of trust and empowerment. We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer. Brian Fitzgerald (@brianfit) March 10, 2013.

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

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“Anyone who works for the State Department knows that they work for women and for the advancement and empowerment of women,” said Alec Ross , Secretary Clinton’s Special Advisor for Innovation, with pride at the opening of TechCamp Tel Aviv.

Give Yourself Some SPACE in 2016

Museum 2.0

I've always loved the idea of "space-making" as a strategy for personal care and interpersonal empowerment. Every once in a while I look at my growing toddler and think: time will never go backwards. She'll never be this age again. Sometimes, that's a relief. Sometimes, the thought invokes pre-nostalgic fear. But mostly, watching her grow reminds me that time keeps moving relentlessly forward, whether we like it or not. How do we tackle the problem of time?

How Angelica Ross and TransTech Address the Unique Needs of Transgender People of Color

Tech Soup Blog

" Angelica Ross on Empowerment. "What does empowerment truly look like for the trans community? In honor of LGBT Pride Month , we thought we'd showcase one the most interesting new LGBT nonprofits we've come across: TransTech Social Enterprises.

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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Breaking The Trust Barrier

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Teamwork is literally a matter of live and death for the members of the US Air Force Thunderbirds ," explains Colonel JV Venable (USAF, Ret) and former Top Gun (USAF's Fighter Weapons School) instructor for the Thunderbirds.

On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

and critical for the inclusion and empowerment of people in developing countries. Guest Beneblog by Betsy Beaumon, VP and General Manager, Benetech’s Global Literacy Program.

7 Things That Social Media Will Enhance

NCE Social Media

Empowerment of niches communities and small businesses – It used to be that only in a city someone could find others with a shared interest in an area outside of popular culture. Consumer empowerment – Not sure if Burger King is still doing so but they used to run the slogan ‘Have it your way’. I usually paraphrase blog posts I like but this one speaks for itself. There are 7 things identified by Mediagiest that are benefits of social media.


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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.

Celebrating How Symantec Makes Organizations Succeed

Tech Soup Blog

The organization's mission is to provide educational and vocational training to at-risk populations and break the cycle of poverty through education, empowerment, and increasing levels of employability. We are excited to announce the winners of our Symantec Mission Possible campaign.

How You Can Combat Employee Turnover

NonProfit Hub

It’s important to foster an environment of empowerment. Combating employee turnover in the nonprofit sector is tricky, and, unfortunately, it’s pretty common. The hours are long, the work is hard and the pay isn’t always what it should be. The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that fifty percent of chief fundraisers plan to leave their jobs within two years. Forty percent are thinking about leaving fundraising entirely.

What Advice Would You Give to Women in Africa About using Web2.0 Tools to Advance their Work?

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s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC). s Technology Empowerment Centre. Oreoluwa Somolu I've known Oreoluwa Somolu virtually for several years. I came across Ore's writing via Sokari Ekine's fantastic bridge blogging of the African blogosphere on Global Voices.