What the Vietnam War and the Stockdale Paradox Can Teach Us About How to Face 2022

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The post What the Vietnam War and the Stockdale Paradox Can Teach Us About How to Face 2022 appeared first on The MatriX Files. It’s 2022 and it feels like 2021 again.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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We proudly welcome NGO partners Vietnet-ICT and the Lin Centre in Vietnam, as well as ASEAN Foundation , Kopernik Marketplace , and YCAB Foundation in Indonesia to the TechSoup Global family. They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia. Our New NGO Partners in Vietnam. Some Fun Facts About Vietnam. There are 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.


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TechSoup Global and Microsoft at NGO Connection Day Vietnam

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This year, Microsoft Community Affairs hosted its first ever Vietnam event in Hanoi on Tuesday, with the theme of "Unleashing Technology to Improve Economic and Social Development.". I had the privilege of attending on behalf of TechSoup Global as a co-sponsor of the event with support from Microsoft, and had a chance to listen to the needs and challenges of small and medium NGOs working in Vietnam.

22 courageous things you can do during the Year of the Tiger

Nonprofit AF

In Vietnam, where I was born, T?t Hi everyone. This week, February 1st, we usher in the Lunar New Year. Humor

Christian Kreutz, Web 2.0 for Development Blogger, is in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam Now. Cambodian Education System Changes To OpenSource Software!

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I've been following Christian Kreutz 's blog, CrissCrossed Blog , which explores social changes through communication and focuses on the impact, potential and challenges of using Web2.0 tools in different cultures around the world. He is also interested in approaches network learning and highlights knowledge management for development. (He He did some terrific reporting from the Web2.0 Development Conference in Rome last September).

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a.

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She served at Carlisle Barracks and the Pentagon in the Women’s Army Corps during the Vietnam War. ASU Home ASU A-Z Index My ASU Colleges & Schools Directory Map About Blog Academics Organizational Assistance Emerging Leaders Professional Development Philanthropy Research News & Events You are here: Home → Blog Pages Blog Home Write for us!

3 Veterans Nonprofits You Can Support this Veterans Day

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New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation. The NJVVMF is dedicated to providing meaningful and engaging experiences centered around the sacrifices and valor of Vietnam veterans.

Daily DoGooder: Make Agent Orange History


Change the world, one video at a time.Make Agent Orange History| 2:19 Make Agent Orange History Some 12 million gallons of Agent Orange, a highly toxic herbicide linked to cancers, diabetes, birth defects and other disabilities, were sprayed over South Vietnam by the U.S.

News - Local News: Portsmouth News and Information (Portsmouth)

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News - Local News: Portsmouth News and Information (Portsmouth) : "Joshua Shaw, from Portsmouth, Ed Adams, from Pebworth in Warwickshire, both 20, and Qui Mai, 28, from Vietnam will spend six weeks working for the charity Balloon Kenya this summer." ''via Blog this

Givinga Selected as Finalist of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards


The 2021 awards feature entries from across the globe, from Brazil to Denmark to Vietnam. Philantech® cloud technology, a fintech solution that unlocks the full potential of charitable giving, honored as part of the 5th annual awards that reflect innovation for good.

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.

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Animals Asia work to end bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019. By shopping at any of the 48 online stores listed below, socially conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their consumer spending power into the nonprofit sector and the Greater Good.

New Huawei Y7 Pro 2019, Features, Photos, Price, Availability

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Huawei does not rest on the last day of the year and has presented in Vietnam its latest mobile of 2018. The Huawei Y7 is a mobile with all the ingredients to be a successful mobile in the low range, and with great potential to be a best seller. New Huawei Y7 2019. Although we are still in 2018, Huawei has already started presenting its models for next year.

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


Their work spans the globe, including promoting the work of a vegetable and chicken farmer in Vietnam , providing financial support to nearly 2,000 families participating in soil conservation projects in Guatemala , and building sanitation facilities in Somalia. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

NGO Connection Day: Singapore

Tech Soup Blog

Even though Singapore is far more developed in terms of economic measures than our last location, Hanoi, Vietnam and it has a government that is very hands-on in addressing social issues, the NGOs are still very active and in need of resources in both funds and IT capacity. On Apriil 29 Microsoft and TechSoup held an NGO Connection Day at the Microsoft office in Singapore.

Embracing Change: A Post-Pandemic Nonprofit Sector


The 1969 Tax Reform Act, developed in response to the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, created the 501(c)3 tax status, establishing the framework for nonprofits as we understand them today.

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefit Animals Asia work to end bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019. By shopping at any of the 48 online stores listed below, socially conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their consumer spending power into the nonprofit sector and the Greater Good.

Behind the Scenes: America Supporting Americas

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Linda has been hard at work since the Vietnam War to connect active military servicepeople with supportive organizations back home. She first got involved in this important work while visiting troops in Vietnam in 1968 (where she met and married her husband who was serving as her military escort)! America Supporting Americans has supported and maintained long term relationships with our active military servicemen and women reaching back to the Vietnam War.

Embracing Change: A Post-Pandemic Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

The 1969 Tax Reform Act, developed in response to the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement, created the 501(c)3 tax status, establishing the framework for nonprofits as we understand them today.

Everything You Know About Generational Giving is Wrong

Neon CRM

The Matures grew up during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. We’ve all heard the same generational giving narrative before — Boomers give the most and Millennials are not worth much effort to cultivate.

Top 5 Nonprofit Youtube Channels


This powerful video on the exploitation of garment workers in Vietnam is a great example of Oxfam’s incredible videos. Top 5 Nonprofit Youtube Channels. by Olivia Warnes. Check out these top nonprofit youtube channels and the videos that make them great to find out what they do so well!

Celebrate Community Storytelling

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She studied the German, Czech, and Spanish languages and has lived and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, including Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand. The time to gala, glitz, and glam with industry leaders, talented techies, and a few of your favorite TechSoup staffers is almost here! RSVP now for TechSoup's fourth annual Digital Storytelling Screening and Awards Party on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m.

Why do we keep working in museums?

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The very existence of sites like the Vietnam Memorial, National Museum of African American History & Culture, Holocaust Museum, and many others around this country is a testament to the continued dream of a better world. I’ve been asking myself this question for months.

Memorial Day 2012


On Memorial Day, 1970 while some mourned the fallen warrior, others grieved for the students at Kent State, murdered by National Guardsman, our own countrymen, as they were protesting the war in Vietnam. As has become our custom, we are sharing another in a series of outstanding essays by Stan Stahl, on this Memorial Day, 2012. He has an insightful ability to remind us that we are in fact in this nation an "us." These are good times to remind ourselves of that.

Good Luck Wanna on Your Thesis and Thank You for Supporting the Sharing Foundation

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Wanna Kahn is a Cambodian college student studying engineering in Vietnam. Meet Wanna. Wanna was one of the first Cambodian bloggers to leave a comment on my blog and we have gotten to know each other through flickr and our blogs. I've know Wanna virtually for over three years. Here's our first voice conversation back in 2005. Wanna also helped me with my first tooth fairy assignment -- he made a voice recording of the word "tooth" in Khmer. We've never met face-to-face (yet).

Gen Next on the Board


They in turn were perplexed by those formed by the Vietnam War and “drugs, sex and rock and roll,” etc. With nearly two million nonprofit board seats opening up in this country every year, the need for new agents of change for nonprofit boards is insatiable. One way to address this need: start thinking about millenials for your board. For more on this topic, we turned to the Board Coach, Michael Davidson, who had lots of great advice and insights in his terrific guest post this week. .

Meet Chip Bell, Summit Keynote Speaker

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He was a highly decorated infantry unit commander in Vietnam with the elite 82nd Airborne Division. Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. This year's keynote and opening session at the 2011 Convio Summit I think was one of the best I've seen in the time I've been at Convio. It was full of energy, fast paced, and the keynote speaker was great!

Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

Beth Kanter

This event is a biannual training workshop on information, communication, and technologies for citizen media, community health, and civil society development in Mekong Region and included participants are coders, journalists, and NGO staff from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement.

A Brief History of Nonprofit Organizations (And What We Can Learn)

NonProfit Hub

and the cultural resistance to entering Vietnam in 1965, we saw how Americans began to organize and work together to tackle specific issues with a narrow focus. Though the idea of helping and giving back to others has existed since Biblical times, nonprofit organizations in the United States have a much shorter history. Every couple of decades, a new era ushers in a new set of ideas, principles and practices that affect how the nonprofit sector functions.

Support Freedom of Expression in Cambodia

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between Cambodia and Vietnam. If you are a regular reader of the Cambodia4kids Blog or read Global s Online , you already know about the Cambodian Government's actions to silence critics of the ruling party hit its peek when Human Rights activists Kem Sokha, Yeng Virak and Pa Nguon Teang were all arrested regarding banners displayed on Human Rights Day December 10, 2005.

Go Holiday Shopping with Your Global Girlfriend

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The creators of Global Girlfriend's merchandise come from all over the world: Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. According to a recent article in Muncie, Indiana's Star Press , "the National Retail Federation expects the average consumer to spend $791.10 this holiday season, up from $738.11 last year." If you're going to spend that kind of cash, why not give a gift that gives back?

What are Effective Strategies Nonprofit Organizations Use to Improve Diversity and Inclusion?

ASU Lodestar Center

This study was conducted with workers in Vietnam, and it shows that even in other cultures, inclusion is a healthy practice for organizations. posted by Hira Ismail Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. The 2012 State of the Work Report shows that “people of color make up 37 percent of program offices at foundations…21 percent of U.S. managerial/professional workforce, but only 10-17 percent of CEO and board leadership at foundations” (Ryan, 2012, p.

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth Kanter

The Resource Alliance has been presenting the NGO Awards in Thailand, India and Vietnam for 10 years, but 2017 marked a substantial change in the award program’s focus and delivery.

How can nonprofit organizations improve accountability to the populations they serve?

ASU Lodestar Center

Beneficiary participation in non-governmental development organizations: A case study in Vietnam. posted by Natalia Winberry Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. As organizations serving public interests, nonprofits answer to the voices of multiple stakeholders. The complex accountability relationships facing nonprofit organizations include responsibilities to donors, clients, community partners, staff members and volunteers.

A Veteran's Day Reflection on Temporal Community

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I’d been watching the parade for an hour or so when a unit of Vietnam War era soldiers marched past. posted by Lance Decker, President. LL Decker & Associates, Inc. I returned from this Monday''s Veteran’s Day Parade with a lingering sense of connection this year. My wife had a luncheon date so I went to the parade alone. To honor the occasion I wore a patriotic ball cap, a t-shirt that said, “Marine Dad,” and I hung my old Army garrison cap over my belt.

Allan Benamer's NpTech Tag Meta Feed Digg Plig Collaborative Search Mashup

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While Allan has been in Vietnam celebrating the lunar New Year and eating exotic foods, he has still managed to get online, play with Pipes, and IM me about it. Click through to flickr to see larger diagram Created in Snagit.

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How to Respond to a Racist Joke by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Have Fun - Do Good

You can then question the veracity of this stereotype, thus pointing out the racism of the joke, without being confrontational and without humiliating your co-worker. ** Co-worker: Did you hear that Angelina Jolie adopted another kid, this time from Vietnam? If you haven't read anything by blogger, Carmen Van Kerckhove, you are missing out. She is the co-founder and president of New Demographic , an anti-racism training company.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

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It helps endangered Asian children get off the streets in Cambodia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, East Timor, Jordan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. I did a post a few weeks ago on youth programs in TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map and decided I hadn’t covered this resource nearly enough. Our Local Impact Map. demonstrates what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup Global software donations to further their missions.

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Seven Favorite Books of 2005

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You can receive more articles written by Paul Loeb by email through his web site [link] #6 Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam by Andrew Pham. It tells the story of Pham, a Vietnamese-American who intertwines his memories of growing up in Vietnam and the United States while telling the story of bicycling through Vietnam on his first return visit as an adult.

Women Activists Profiled by Mariane Pearl in Glamour

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Pearl has profiled 9 women in 9 countries: Cambodia: Somaly Mam, a former sex worker who founded Acting for Women in Distressing Situations , an organization that rescues sex workers in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, and gives them job training. Amidst articles about "How to lose the last 10 pounds", "DIY tips for celeb-sexy hair" and "3 random ways to boost your sex drive," Glamour has been running a series about women activists since summer 2006.

America's Giving Challenge Official Results: We Came In First! Thank You Everyone!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As Wanna Finishes His Thesis, He Supports The Sharing Foundation from Vietnam with Love. The final, official results have arrived for America's Giving Challenge and I'm happy say that we came in first place for global causes ! This was truly a group effort - no one person could have done this alone.

Book Announcement: The Participatory Museum is now available!

Museum 2.0

There are projects from Vietnam to Australia to the Netherlands to the US, from libraries, museums, science centers, zoos, state parks, and art centers. Hey kid! Want to buy a book ? As many of you know, I've been working for the past year+ on a book about visitor participation in museums, libraries, science centers, and art galleries. Now, after long last, the book is here! The Participatory Museum is a practical guide to visitor participation.

Answers to the Ten Questions I am Most Often Asked

Museum 2.0

At the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (search "Vietnam" here ), staff have told me that participatory projects work best when a community of participants is engaged in a group process where they can come to consensus and defer to the group. Note: the title of this post pays homage to Elaine Heumann Gurian's excellent and quite different 1981 essay of the same title. I've spent much of the past three years on the road giving workshops and talks about audience participation in museums.