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, women lebanon donation philanthropy

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

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

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Refugee Girls in Lebanon. Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits. 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. He shared incredible stories from over two decades of providing rehabilitation for disabled people in Afghanistan.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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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!

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

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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.

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

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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?

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

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Beirut, Lebanon: Writing Workshops: Monthly. Hamra, Lebanon: صورة غب الطلب. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

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” 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.

SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

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We will have a simultaneous tweet-up taking place in Beirut, Lebanon and connect with them on Twitter using the hashtag #netnon. Illustration by Jonny Goldstein who will provide live graphic facilitation of this highly interactive and fun panel.

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

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The first day of training is this Sunday and we’ll be covering networked approaches for NGOs and social media trainers. The participants include in-country teams from six different countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

5 Ways to Use Data Storytelling for Advocacy

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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.

E-Mediat: Beirut Bound – Guess What’s In My Suitcase?

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Today, I’m headed to Beirut, Lebanon for the E-Mediat project, a multi-stakeholder capacity building project for NGOS and Social Media in the Middle East.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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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."

Women Who Tech Around the World

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Unfortunately, our presenter from Lebanon had connectivity issues and was unable to present. Women Who Tech Around the World. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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

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E-Mediat is working with more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. During the next two days, I will be facilitating a two-day social media bootcamp for NGOs from Jordan and Lebanon that have been through the program in their respective countries.

SXSW Reflection: Using Social Media to Facilitate A Global Back Channel at a Panel Session

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The panelists included: Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Mark Horvath of Invisible People and Jessica Dheere , of Social Media Exchange Beirut in Lebanon.

Seven Nonprofits That Deserve a Standing Ovation

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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.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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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.

E-Mediat Day 1: A Networked Mindset To Capacity Building

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In the morning, we did a team building exercise to better understand the network core, the in-country teams from Yemen, Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Jordan. Photo by @sdarine.

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Great reads from around the web on March 23rd

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Beth Kanter of Zoetica Media is the moderator, along with fellow panelists Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Mark Horvath of Invisible People and Jessica Dheere, of Social Media Exchange Beirut in Lebanon. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of March 23rd).

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

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We are working with refugees on the ground in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. 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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E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

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Nada, In-Country Team Leader for Lebanon. Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Beirut Diary: I’m in Beirut for the week as part of The E-Mediat project , a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach.

E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

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The goal is to train over 150-250 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Morocco, and other countries and help them put social media skills into practice. The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting.

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Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

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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.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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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.

E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

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Jessica Dherre and Mohamad Najem from SMEX Beirut gave an overview of Social Media use in Lebanon. As Mohamad pointed out, most of the users of social media are using it for social reasons and only a small percentage by “terrorists&# or political activism.

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

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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. Group Photo with Certificates.

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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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.

How to Visualize Information to Change the World for Better

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" An example is a campaign sponsored by the Women Empowerment Program at the Hariri Foundation in Lebanon. So you want to change the world, and you know that using images and other visual content is an excellent way to convince people to support your cause.

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

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Beirut, Lebanon: Start-up Ideation Meets Design by Bootcamp During BDW. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all!

How to Visualize Information and Help Change the World

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" An example is a campaign sponsored by the Women Empowerment Program at the Hariri Foundation in Lebanon. So you want to change the world, and you know that using images and other visual content is an excellent way to convince people to support your cause.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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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.

Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

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Our collection includes children’s books from Scholastic, contemporary books from Arab Scientific Publishers in Lebanon and literary books from the public domain from Kotobarabia in Egypt.

Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

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Over 8 weeks this last fall, I had the privilege of working with NGOs from Afghanistan, Cambodia, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria, in a series of trainings that took place in Phnom Penh, Beirut and Istanbul.

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

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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.

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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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.

TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge Global Tweet Chat Recap

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Beirut, Lebanon: NetSquared Beirut. On Monday, April 16, TechSoup took its Digital Storytelling global with a full-day tweet chat spanning 10 time zones. Each tweet chat covered a different facet of digital storytelling and featured storytelling experts and nonprofit and library participants.

Mom in the Movement: Lisa Russ of the Movement Strategy Center

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But the level that it hits me in my stomach now when I imagine what it must feel like during the air raids in Gaza and Lebanon to not be able to keep your child safe, and to be laying there with your child and not be able to say, and mean, "Everything's going to be OK.