Women, Girls, Education and Global Health: Interview with Carinne Brody

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When I signed up to participate in the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign, I wasn't sure how I would contribute, but when I connected with Carinne Brody at an International Museum of Women event a couple weeks ago, I knew she would be a wonderful person to talk with us about the connection between girls' education and global health.

Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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Desiree Adaway, Global Service and Leadership: How I Have Fun, Do Good How do I have fun and do “good”? Every year I commit to leading a global volunteer trip. I have danced with an entire village in Ghana. The sixth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Desiree Adaway.

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The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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Kavita Ramdas, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women. Kavita Ramdas is the President and CEO of the nonprofit, the Global Fund for Women. I just saw a remarkable film made about a grantee organization that the Global Fund had supported for many years in Liberia.

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Eliminating Blinding Trachoma

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As I mentioned in my previous two blogs about my Africa trip of last July, I had the pleasure of meeting many interesting people and learning about numerous exciting, cool projects during that three week long visit to Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana. In Ghana, I greatly enjoyed meeting Peter Ackland, CEO of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.

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World Cup: Who to Cheer For?

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Ghana game. Don't tell anyone, but I'm rooting for Ghana. I found the site through the blog, It's Getting Hot In Here: Dispatches from the Global Youth Climate Movement Photos via Aenneken's photo stream on Flickr. World Cup Ghana

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Health Systems 'Ask the Expert' Session Starts Today

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The theme for this session is "Lessons Learned in Strengthening Health Systems for Tuberculosis Control in Developing Countries" HSAN Member Daniel Osei of the Ghana Health Service will serve as the resource person to respond to your questions relating to the over-all topic. Tags: Global Health

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My remarks just made at WIPO today

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We now have global permissions for around 8,000 copyrighted books out of our 70,000. • That is why we have exceptions: to lower transaction costs and secure the civil rights of people with disabilities to have equal opportunity • That is why we need a binding instrument that makes copyright exceptions a global norm, and allows for import and export of these materials. •

Accessibility Excitement in Geneva

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This is totally the “how sausage and law are made” view, so don’t read this unless you want to know more about global accessibility in detail! Developing countries like Kenya and Ghana, which are starting to make good progress on these efforts, aren’t in the LDC category.

The Race to Expand Internet Access. in Space

Tech Soup Blog

It has already created a mobile app that is providing free Internet access in Ghana and India.

Technology and the Environment

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Global climate change is beginning to affect our lives in a real way. We leave that to China, Ghana, and other countries. This is an issue I’ve been struggling with for a long time. I’m an unrepentant, unabashed technophile. OK, well, not so unrepentant or unabashed since I’m writing this post on the varied factors around technology and the environment, and have been thinking about this issue for myself for a long time.

The Nonprofit Nook on OneWorld U.S

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blog is to facilitate networking, collaboration & the sharing of information and ideas about global and local issues. Check out her global mosaics gallery. The photo above is from Ghana OneWorld U.S. h as a blog and it has a nonprofit nook. T he main purpose of the blog, according to the "about" page, is: The purpose of the OneWorld U.S. It looks a blog community that is just getting started.

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Win a Trip to Report for the NYT with Nicholas Kristof

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The winner will go on an international reporting trip with him to focus attention on the problems of global poverty, and its solutions. Possible destinations this year are Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Liberia and/or Ghana.

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

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It’s the week of the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative. It was the third Africa Forum I’ve attended: I went to Accra, Ghana, in 2011 and South Africa in 2004.

7 ways Facebook’s Subscribe Button can be a nonprofit game-changer

John Haydon

This way, a donor who consistently supports the organization in Ghana can subscribe to updates from that UNICEF spokesperson.

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Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

Tech Soup Blog

She is an experienced Director, Producer, Researcher, Screenwriter and Social Media Marketing Strategist with field and studio experience on large- and small-scale productions in the United States, England, Ghana, Thailand and Laos. questions surrounding globalization and social justice.

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

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And, if your nonprofit does not have a video camera to create content, sign up to get a free one from the Flip Video Camcorder Giveaway , in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative.

Participation in Storytelling: Collaborative Video on Nonprofits Live

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She is an experienced Director, Producer, Researcher, Screenwriter and Social Media Marketing Strategist with field and studio experience on large- and small-scale productions in the United States, England, Ghana, Thailand and Laos. David Evan Harris - Global Lives.

The Many Ways to Say I Love You With A Donation To A Charity

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You can purchase a gift or card that provides AIDS grants in Ghana, Rwanda, and Swaziland. RED) was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver, Chairman of DATA to raise awareness and money for The Global Fund by teaming up with the world's most iconic brands to produce (PRODUCT)RED branded products.

Women's Earth Alliance: Co-Directors Melinda Kramer and Amira Diamond

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When I sat down to talk with the co-Directors, Melinda Kramer and Amira Diamond, in early March, they had literally just returned from the West African Woman and Water Training in Ghana. You both just came back from the 2010 West African Women and Water Training in Ghana.

SAP Gives Back

Tech Soup Blog

In Ghana, SAP is using their technology and volunteers in partnership with a leading NGO to help women create thriving businesses through the harvesting of shea nuts. SAP is helping to make a difference in the nonprofit and library community through their donation program here at TechSoup.

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Joitske Hulsebosch: Blogs, NGOs, and Developing Countries

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In Ghana people are interested in knowing about new tools, because they need to stay in touch with what???s An offline newsletter or meeting is very important in Ghana for instance for reaching people as they don???t in Ghana here and a story about the use of a wiki in Zambia by my colleague Saskia here. For development, there are blogs from agencies like bellanet or global s for a selection of blogposts from any country you are interested in.

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Learnings and Reflections from BlogHer about Mobile Phones for Video Blogging and Beyond

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So, while at BlogHer 07 I had a little bit of a personal learning mission: What can I learn about mobile video blogging in a global context? It was wonderful to see Georgia Popplewell (send from left) from Global s. Photo 1. Photo 2.

Guest Post by Stephanie McAuliffe: SoCap09 - Day 2 Roundup

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Others examples include loans to schools in India and capital for small manufacturers in Ghana. It was a bit tough catching up on the acronyms but the Global Impact Investing Network (GINN) has taken up a chunk of the work. Photo by Stephanie McAuliffe. Note from Beth: This guest post is part 2 of coverage of SoCap 09. . It is nice to arrive on scene where 800 people in modest surroundings are energetically pursuing questions that have to be answered to build a movement.

NpTech Tag Summary: Free Ranger Rick, Green Geekery, and Blog Day is Next Week!

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Global NpTech. GINKs is a knowledge network promoting the use of ICTs in development in Ghana. Ranger Rick, the persona of the National Wildlife Federation , has been banished from Facebook!

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

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She is donating 100 percent of the royalties from the book to the Global Fund for Women. BB: Can you talk a little bit about the relationship between the Global Fund for Women and this book? PG: I want to talk a little bit about the Global Fund for Women.