How to Support Women in Lebanon

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The GFW recently donated $15,000 to the Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action to support displaced families in Lebanon: CRTD.A, Schools across the country, where thousands of Lebanese families are taking refuge, are in need of hygienic supplies such as sanitary napkins, which are often excluded from international aid, as well as drinking water, diapers and soap. women lebanon donation philanthropy

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Beth Kanter

March 8, International Women’s Day , marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide. Another colleague, Shonali Burke , shared with me an amazing way to honor women you admire on March 8th as part of Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day (March campaign. Nada Hamzeh, Country Directory, Lebanon, @NADO23. Mona Messlmany, Training Coordinator, Lebanon, @MonaSul.

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7 Nonprofits that Inspired Us in 2013 and How Your Favorite Nonprofit Can Make the List this Year.

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Best Interactive Campaign – Heifer International – Heifer International needed to develop a fundraising campaign that would stand out among others and engage donors during the busy 2012 holiday season. Best Use of Integrated Marketing – ANERA – Due to the influx of new refugees from Syria to Lebanon’s refugee camps, ANERA had to raise funds quickly to respond to the increased need of essential supplies. This is a guest post by Bill Fryman.

Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

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With this three-part blog series on our expansion of the proven Bookshare model internationally, we’d like to give you a glimpse into the ways in which Benetech provides people with disabilities around the world equal access to knowledge. In the first installment of this series, I described the Bookshare International library and where we hope to take it next.

Seven Nonprofits That Deserve a Standing Ovation

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Here are the other winners of Nonprofit Impact Awards: Best Interactive Campaign – Heifer International – Heifer International needed to develop a fundraising campaign that would stand out among others and engage donors during the busy 2012 holiday season. Best Use of Integrated Marketing – ANERA – Due to the influx of new refugees from Syria to Lebanon’s refugee camps, ANERA had to raise funds quickly to respond to the increased need of essential supplies.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Creative Writing Workshops and Programs. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers? Well, there are!

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Beth Kanter

One of the most amazing nonprofit storytellers I ever heard in my life is Alberto Cairo (International Committee of the Red Cross) who delivered a truly inspirational speech during the International Fundraising Congress closing plenary. Refugee Girls in Lebanon. Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

Beth Kanter

” The conference marked the end of an 18-month capacity building program that trained more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia on how to use social media effectively to advance civil society. The official ceremony includes opening remarks, a discussion panel from participants sharing their stories, and two brief presentations by the social media advisers from Lebanon and Jordan.

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Writing Workshops: Monthly. Hamra, Lebanon: صورة غب الطلب. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of #GivingTuesday makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed?

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beyrouth, Lebanon: SkillPill: Creating Wikipedia Articles. Beyrouth, Lebanon: Android Development for Teens. (Please visit the site to view this video). NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared. I've just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin and I'm pumped!

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Hamra, Lebanon: The Dream Matcher Experience — Beirut. Hamra, Lebanon: ARTECHA: Art and Technology Hackathon. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Elevate Startup Sprint. Beirut, Lebanon: Elevate Startup Sprint. Beirut, Lebanon: Elevate Startup Sprint. Beirut, Lebanon: Elevate Startup Sprint. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers.

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Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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Today they announced that through their advocacy work, " Governor Blagojevich has issued a Proclamation honoring the Founders of La Leche League and declaring July 16-23rd La Leche League International Week!" Journal of a Young Activist write about her travels and human rights work in Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Afghanistan, and her life as a Chicago Seminary Student.

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: SkillPill: TV Presenting. I bet you made all sorts of grand New Year's resolutions for 2015. If you're like me, then you swore that this year, you're finally going to learn to use technology to make yourself more productive at work. Unless you're Superman, you're probably already struggling. Keeping resolutions is hard.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Lebanon's Digital Big Bang — An AltCity Info Session. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. but we all know that meetings are boring! Admit it, you sometimes dread going to those all-staff assemblies.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Start-up Ideation Meets Design by Bootcamp During BDW. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other.

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

Beth Kanter

The program is managed by the Institute of International Education (IIE), and implemented with a coalition of leading new media experts and local and international partners from the public and private sectors. E-Mediat is working with more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Android Development for Teens. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups. But perhaps you're leery about attending an event because you're not quite sure what it will be like.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Beirut, Lebanon: Pre-Bootcamp SkillPill: Spreadsheets for Startups. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun. Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe.

5 Ways to Use Data Storytelling for Advocacy

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IJNET, the International Journalists' Network, put together a journalism safety toolkit for journalists in the field. SMEX, also known as Social Media Exchange, is a nonprofit based in Lebanon that compiles an Arab digital rights dataset. Nonprofits are often wary of creating their own data visualizations, and for valid reasons. Setting up such a project can require a team of designers, developers, and coders to bring it to life.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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The targets need to be linked like so: --> Jump to events in North America or go international with events in. Hamra, Lebanon: FREE Design Basics Workshop. Now, I'm no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year's resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like "find a mentor" or "learn a new skill every month." " But following through on these plans can be difficult because life is unpredictable and complicated.

E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

Beth Kanter

Both conference marked the end of an 18-month capacity building program that trained more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia on how to use social media effectively to advance civil society goals. The project kicked off a year ago with a seven-day Train the Trainers intensive in Beirut, Lebanon for the in-country teams who would localize and implement the curriculum for five 3-day workshops that I designed. Group Photo with Certificates.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth Kanter

Unfortunately, our presenter from Lebanon had connectivity issues and was unable to present. Wanjiru has received widespread recognition for her work with Akili Dada, including being honored as a 2012 White House ‘Champion of Change’ , a winner of the 2010 United Nations Marketplace of Ideas competition , and recipient of the 2011 Yamashita Prize , the 2011 African Achievers International Award , and the 2012 HOW Fund Fellowship. Women Who Tech Around the World.

How Save the Children Is Using An Edgy Infographic As Part of A Multi-Channel Campaign for Children in Syria

Beth Kanter

We are working with refugees on the ground in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. We are engaging in direct advocacy to gain humanitarian access to Syria and we are indirectly engaging the public for support to gain access to Syria so that we can help the internally displaced children in Syria. Save the Children’s Ettoré Rossetti, Director of Digital Marketing & Social Media for Save the Children USA, emailed me an infographic on the impact of the Syria crisis on children.

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