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Go Around the Globe with #Storymakers2014

Tech Soup Blog

With one-hour chats in Cameroon, New Zealand, India, Kenya, South Africa, Poland, Canada and the United States, we have over twelves hours of digital storytelling conversation planned for your listening pleasure. 3:00 pm New Zealand Standard time / 3:00 am Coordinated Universal Time. South Africa. New Zealand.

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My remarks just made at WIPO today

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

. • We have been especially successful in receiving blanket agreements from major trade book publishers such as HarperCollins, Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Perseus, Scholastic, Encyclopaedia Britannica, as well as many university presses (including Cambridge U Press). Most publishers don’t say yes or no.


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Announcing Our Second Impact Labs Cohort on Zero Hunger: Supporting Small-Scale Farmers Globally

Saleforce Nonprofit

He started his career at a digital solutions start-up in South Africa, and for the past 4 years, he’s been part of the WFP technology team. He has an MBA in Supply Chain and Finance from Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness from the National University of Rwanda.

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Comfort vs. Action: The Internal Debate

ASU Lodestar Center

Tan , University Service Learning /. Nelson Mandela spent four-plus decades as an activist and freedom fighter and 27 years in prison because the demeaning National Party policy of apartheid in South Africa impeded black South Africans’ ability to live with human dignity. AmeriCorps Coordinator. Could I be doing more?

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


They work with colleges, universities, and other organizations that embrace equity in higher learning, with a focus on historically underserved populations, including nontraditional and incarcerated students. . Areas served: US, India, South Africa. The Kresge Foundation. Lilly Endowment Inc.’s

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How WhatsApp Is Being Used by Nonprofits in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was very fortunate that in October 2004 in South Africa, there was a meeting of social change market places that was convened, and I met Buzz Schmidt, Founder of GuideStar. We want to have the entire population of non-profit organizations on an online system.

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A History of How Modern ESG Came to Be


196 0s – Anti Vietnam War protests and the push for peace in the United States is well-known for the actions taken by University students and protesters, but also involved outspoken members of the business community. Read more about the history of Earth Day here. . . 2000 – The United National Global Compact is launched.

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