A Day Trip the Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The first nonprofit spotted on my #HagueDayTrip was the Mauritshuis – home to the best Dutch paintings from the Golden Age. . A photo posted by Nonprofit Organizations (@nonprofitorgs) on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:01am PDT. An Instagram Photo and Video Essay. by Heather Mansfield.

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project is training 300 NGOs in Jordan , Lebanon , Tunisia , Morocco , and other Arab countries to become networked ngos and use social media for civil society goals. A true public/private partnership, the funding partners include Microsoft and craiglist Charitable Fund.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For context, read my first post about this project.) The highlight of third day was a VIP Lunch with project sponsors, implementation team, and remote participation via skype from members of the In-Country teams in Jordan and Morocco.

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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. Beth presents HRH Princess Rym Ali from Jordan the Networked Nonprofit.

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

By this, I am not just talking about the publishing business, but also the nonprofit libraries committed to universal accessibility. Just three years ago, negotiators from around the world converged on Marrakesh, Morocco, to hash out a final deal.

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. He founded Shabakat Al Ordon , the first networked nonprofit that I discovered in the Middle East and that provides youth ICT training 300 communities in Jordan. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab.

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The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

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Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to facilitate a full-day innovation lab for an amazing group of network thinkers using human design methods to inform the design of a leadership network. It has been exactly a year since I have committed to practicing the methods from Luma Institute as part of improving my facilitation practice.

Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

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Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global.

A View from Istanbul


Marjorie Kittle, our Director of Finance and Operations, and I (Peg Giffels, Director of Community Engagement), hosted a wide-ranging conversation about technology, nonprofits, and community needs. The connection with NPower’s mission was the delegation’s desire to learn about our work strengthening nonprofits and assisting leaders. Peg Giffels, Director of Community Engagement, NPower Seattle.

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A Guide To Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 15-page PDF includes the pros and cons of using Facebook for activism, a step-by-step guide to organizing an activism campaign on Facebook, and examples of campaigns from Burma, Morocco, and Egypt.

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. This module started with an overview of the concepts in Chapter 2 of the Networked Nonprofit , Understanding Networks.

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Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a great opportunity to ponder the question: How to design and deliver learning experiences for nonprofits that connect, inspire, and engage? What are the best practices? Here’s an example from nonprofit tech day at Microsoft in Seattle last year.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

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Kavita Ramdas is the President and CEO of the nonprofit, the Global Fund for Women. The year before that, women in Morocco won an amazing change in the law. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.

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