Opportunity to Mentor Nigerian Women - The Networking for Success Project

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If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you might want to consider participating in this online mentoring program for women in Nigeria. Over the past three years, I have a couple of opportunities to be a virtual technology mentor to other women in remote parts of the world. That's why I'm passing this mentoring opportunity to work with women in Nigeria. This online mentoring will complement face-to-face workshops to be held in Lagos, Nigeria.

Advice, Experience, + Pride—Thoughts from MC Staff

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Though we’re the same age and grew up as sleepaway camp friends, she always felt like a mentor to me as well. Joy As Resistance —an organization providing mental health counseling + “biq queer little queer” mentoring programs to queer youth in Denver.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was a mentor on Ore's Blog Mentoring Project in Africa as Joitske Hulsebosch also writes about. s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC). So, when she invited to participate as a mentor in the Networking for Success project at the the Women???s s Technology Empowerment Centre. The mentors are assigned a topic and week and write a post. Oreoluwa Somolu I've known Oreoluwa Somolu virtually for several years.

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

Beth Kanter

The project is called “ Tech2Empower ,” organized by Wake , an organization on a quest to leverage technology for women’s empowerment globally. These organizations will have intensive and hands-on tech training and mentoring during the workshop. A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine. At the age of 13, my grandfather left his country and ended up as a refugee in America. Despite harsh conditions, he made a new life in a new country, but never forgot his homeland.

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

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Kristine volunteers as a reading mentor in the Lead to Read KC program and as a coach for At Coaching for Everyone , delivering complimentary coaching and leadership support to traditionally underserved and under-resourced populations.

Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth Kanter

The Forgotten Roots of Capacity Development in the Movement for Ownership and Empowerment. Our role was to coach, support, mentor where necessary – but never to lead. Few were accompanied by a strong statement about commitment to process that prioritizes ownership and empowerment.

Living Case Studies: Integrated Social Media Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Often, they’re messy, but vibrant and all about real time learning. While the traditional case study is tidy, packaged, and finished – the living case study is open to input, questions, reflections and most of all empowerment of peers. Erika Croxton from Grist and Daniela Aceves from Roots of Change agreed to each share a living case study. Leadership and Social Media: Reverse Mentoring, Empowering Millennials, and CEO Tweets.

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth Kanter

Wake’s Tech2Empower program organizes delegations of volunteer Technology Advisors, women who work for Silicon Valley companies like Google, Salesforce, Mozilla, YouTube, GE Digital and IRC, to provide training for women’s rights and girls empowerment NGOs in developing countries and here in the United States. I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake.

[VIDEO] You’ve Been Let Go From Your Nonprofit Job – Now What?

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I had already been having conversations over the months prior to that with some of my mentors about making a switch to consulting. Ephraim Gopin moderates a panel of nonprofit pros – Mimosa Kabir, Sarah Willey, and Lisa Chmiola – to look at the issue of being laid off and ask: what next?

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Bridging the Opportunity Divide – Empowering Youth to Imagine and Realize their Futures

Beth Kanter

Mary Mwende told us about her journey from Mombasa, Kenya, to being one of ten girls chosen for the Global Give Back Circle , a mentoring and empowerment program. Give for Youth micro-giving marketplace where you can support youth-focused nonprofits directly. Microsoft will match individual donations through Give for Youth, through October 1st and up to $100,000.

Effective Online Networking Skills: Adam Cohen's Personal Networking Icebreaker. What's yours?

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This week I am an online mentor on the topic of " Effective Online Networking " as part of the Networking for Success project at the the Women???s s Technology Empowerment Centre. Photo by Wally G. What's your best personal networking conversation starter at a networking event? Background. My opening post shared some ideas and tips.

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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If your angle is using this training as an outlet for local empowerment and development, then you very much want to bring in mentorship. We brought professional empowerment mentors and coaches, and also professional editors. "I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices. I realized it would be a greater risk to not do this; it was almost like something would die inside of me if I didn't do it.

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Heather Carpenter: Nonprofit Operations Guru

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I worked for two and half years as Operations Manager for Low-Income Families Empowerment through Education (LIFETIME) a statewide grassroots membership organization that helps low-income families go to college and get out of poverty. Upgrading all the computers in the office from Windows 98 to Windows 2000 working with Hilary Naylor, my mentor from Compumentor.

Nurturing Inner City Entrepreneurs: Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors

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The other thing is that a lot of inner cities are part of empowerment zones or enterprise zones where companies that are at a certain scale and profitable can benefit from tax credits, both from the payroll side, if you hire from the inner city, but also if you locate in the enterprise zones. We do it both through personal mentoring, but also with the right skill sets.

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Creating Markets for Fair Trade Gifts: An Interview with Priya Haji of World of Good

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Holly has now been out meeting with the International Labor Organization and thinking about different ways that you really help create empowerment for women who work in informal markets. So I feel really excited to be one of them, and I have had great mentors from Haas, and also from Stanford, who have really helped me.

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