Technology and Philanthropy Merge at Davos - NYTimes.com

AFP Blog

Technology and Philanthropy Merge at Davos - NYTimes.com : DAVOS, Switzerland — Saying there are a lot of rich people in attendance at the World Economic Forum is like noting that there is a lot of water in the ocean. So where there are millionaires and billionaires, there is also talk of philanthropy

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A Free Agent at Davos!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shawn Ahmed, Free Agent and founder of the Uncultured Project, has been invited to next week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he will meet with business leaders and heads of state.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Puidoux, Switzerland: 7ème Journée Pédagogique ESV-SPV (AVMES/AVMD). Carouge, Switzerland: 12h de Hackaton pour Afficher les Termes et Conditions, Que Vous Ne Lirez Jamais. Pully, Switzerland: Intergen.Digital à Pully.

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Lame Spam of the Day: Poker Associates

Robert Weiner

MORITZ, SWITZERLAND. I am sorry at the perceived confusion you may have receiving by this letter from me since we have not met previously, To be straight, I am a solicitor at law and the personal attorney to my client whom i will refer to as my client, who used to work with defunct singer cement company here in Switzerland. This spam is typical of "you've won the lottery" scams. I'm mostly tickled by the sender's name. Would you bet on Poker Associates?

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Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Tech4Good Lausanne — Meetup avec Pascal Kotté et CloudReady.ch. Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne/Pully: Entraide Numérique Intergen.Digital de 7 à 107 Ans. Lausanne, Switzerland: Meetup avec Pascal Kotté et CloudReady.ch.

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World Economic Forum - Davos 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm en route to Switzerland for two conferences (or, a pre-conference and a conference). I very much enjoy blogging from Switzerland, and sharing my experiences. It's that time of year when social entrepreneurs get to hang out and carouse with the world's leaders. This is where many of the key global players from the social entrepreneurship field get together, under the auspices of Klaus and Hilde Schwab. The first event is the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur Summit.

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Free Webinar on October 23! Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

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Summer Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Year-End Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

Genève, Switzerland: TEDx Geneva: Comment Faire pour Évoluer? Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne/Pully: Entraide Numérique Intergen.Digital de 7 à 107 Ans. Lausanne, Switzerland: Assemblée Générale SwissNeutral.Net + Réseautage.

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Winter Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Free Webinar on February 27: 10 Online Communications and Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Meetup avec Pascal Kotté et CloudReady.ch. Lausanne, Switzerland: Entraide Numérique Intergen.Digital de 7 à 107 ans. Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

Yverdon, Switzerland: Rentrée de l'Entraide Numérique. Renens, Switzerland: OpenLab: Visite du Fablab de Renens. Genève, Switzerland: Do-camp: Hackaton UX Design — Responsibility.digi­tal. Paudex, Switzerland: RdV4-0.ch: 3.

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Southeast Asia, Social Enterprise Accidental Tour!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

When I first met him a decade ago, I got “coolest dad” of the month from my sons’ friends in high school when I returned from meeting Mechai in Switzerland with keychains featuring condoms encased in plastic labeled “break in case of emergency.”

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Fall Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

when the Schwab Foundation allowed me to bring him along to their Social Entrepreneur Summit in Switzerland. My eldest son, Jimmy, and I were able to attend a portion of the Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University last week.

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4 Lessons from Psychology to Turn Your Members into Donors

Connection Cafe

Believing it was for the common good of Switzerland, 50.8% Guest post by Laura Beussman, Blackbaud’s Sr. Product Marketing Manager for Arts and Cultural Solutions.

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Our WIPO Statement on the Treaty for Access for People with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Statement of Benetech to the 22nd Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at the World Intellectual Property Organization June 15, 2011, Geneva, Switzerland • Greetings from California’s Silicon Valley!

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Accessibility Excitement in Geneva

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

WIPO Headquarters The event this last week at WIPO in Geneva, Switzerland, was the ninth meeting of the Stakeholder’s Platform, which was set up about the time the original Treaty draft was introduced. One of the reasons I started the Beneblog more than ten years ago (!)

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My remarks just made at WIPO today

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Statement of Benetech to the 20th Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at the World Intellectual Property Organization June 23, 2010, Geneva, Switzerland • My nonprofit organization, Benetech, operates Bookshare, the largest online library for people with print disabilities, with the mission of bringing accessible books to all people with print disabilities around the world • We have roughly 100,000 members in the U.S.

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Spring Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Renens, Switzerland: OpenLab: Visite du Fablab de Renens. Paudex, Switzerland: RdV4-0.ch: 2. Yverdon, Switzerland: Rentrée de l'Entraide Numérique. Lausanne, Switzerland: OpenLab: Visite du Fablab de Renens. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories.

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Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

Pully, Switzerland: Entraide Numérique Intergen.Digital de 7 à 107 Ans. Renens, Switzerland: "OpenLab"­­ au FABLAB Renens (ex Chêne 20 ;). Renens, Switzerland: "OpenLab"­ au FABLAB Chêne 20 de Renens.

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Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Avenir numérique (inscription externe requise). Lausanne, Switzerland: l’information à l’heure du numérique et du big data (EPFL). Lausanne, Switzerland: Meetup avec Pascal Kotté et CloudReady.ch.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne: Odoo 9 Step by Step (en Français). Lausanne, Switzerland: Co-lab du Savoir: Open Space sur la Gestion du Savoir et des Connaissances 1+2. Lausanne, Switzerland: Mapathon + Intergen Digital @Pully.

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Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Geneva, Switzerland: Lift Conférence 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland: Concertation Parentalité Numérique. Lausanne, Switzerland: Intergen Digital. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing.

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Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Intergen Digital @Pully. Lausanne, Switzerland: Excel et Ses Nombreuses Possibilités (Lausanne). Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne: Journée EU Protection des Données.

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Wanna Go to Davos? Pitch Your Cause on YouTube

Have Fun - Do Good

Do you think your organization, or cause should be represented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland? Make your pitch in a YouTube video by January 4, 2010.

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Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne: Assemblée Générale ICT-a.CH. Lausanne, Switzerland: Intergen Digital @Pully. Lausanne, Switzerland: Genève: Les Making Goûters KidiMake "Bidouilles en Pailles" Saturday, June 4, 2016.

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Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Renens, Switzerland: OpenLab: Visite du Fablab de Renens. Paudex, Switzerland: RdV4-0.ch: 2. Renens, Switzerland: OpenLab: Visite du Fablab de Renens. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Pamela's job is to find top social entrepreneurs around the world and bring them together at two annual events: the Schwab Foundation's Global Social Entrepreneurship Summit and the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Met with Pamela Hartigan, the head of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship , on Friday afternoon, after the end of the Global Philanthropy Forum at Stanford.

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Increasing Accessible Publishing Globally

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland is currently debating a global treaty to help the blind. Plenary Talk at the Eighth General Assembly of the World Blind Union Access to published information is an essential requirement for education, employment and full social inclusion. People with vision impairments and other print disabilities deserve equal access to that treasure of information.

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Tracking the Currion Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's more information about how and why it was created: NGO Manager was created by a small group of professionals working in the humanitarian sector in Geneva, Switzerland, in December 2001. NMG is a small independent nonprofit association based near Geneva in Switzerland. That could be the title of a thriller movie or mystery novel. Blame Paul Currion who blogs at humanitarian.info.

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NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Pully, Switzerland: Swissneutral: Intro/Discussion "Internet libre, C'est Quoi?" Lausanne, Switzerland: Grand Day Event Abissa Informatique, Netapp and Kudelski.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Le Cloud computing c'est quoi ? Lausanne, Switzerland: Intergen Digital @Pully. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities.

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Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Lausanne, Switzerland: Grand Day Event Abissa Informatique, Netapp, et Kudelski. Genève, Switzerland: Collab du Savoir: Montreal et Paris, en WebCollab "Live" Monday, June 12, 2017.

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Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

Switzerland’s largest commercial TV broadcaster, TeleZuri, as well as a host of smaller projects such as Eritrea’s ERI-TV and Sri Lanka’s SLBC. This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I can't begin to list the fistfuls of great conversations I had in my week in Switzerland. I'm just coming down from the Davos experience: it was incredible. For a social entrepreneur like me, the opportunity to attend the World Economic Forum is a rare opportunity. The founder of the WEF, Klaus Schwab (and his lovely wife, Hilde), underwrites our participation to encourage business and government leaders to engage with social leaders in solving the world's problems.

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Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Genève, Switzerland: The Swiss Fintech Convention — Forum Genève. Lausanne, Switzerland: Avant-LIN: Workshop on Roadmap 2030: The Ecological Sequestration Trust. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing!

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Protecting Guatemala's National Police Historical Archive

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Switzerland has donated more $2 million to clean the archive and support the staff.

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Documenting the Digital Divide

NTEN

It's the third season for this Barcelona and Switzerland-based organization's digital divide photo contest, and you're invited to participate. Flickr: ThomasBrandt From the number of "out of office" replies I get anytime I send an email to the NTEN community, it looks like we're well into vacation season.

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First day in Davos

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And then we're in a small ski village in Switzerland! I’m joining many other social entrepreneurs on our journey to Davos, home of the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. The journey itself is magical: you take a series of trains getting ever smaller, until the final hour meanders through the middle of mountain villages with a foot to spare on either side of the train, through tunnels and beneath spectacular mountains.

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