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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. My mother served her country by joining the Army at the age of 18. As a child I remember sneaking into her bureau to pin her Army medals on my chest and parade around like a soldier. Her service didn’t end with the Army. Central Ave.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

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They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia.

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.". As with other NGOs around the world, the challenges faced by the ones in Vietnam are very similar. read more.

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)! Author: Emily Goodstein.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Celebrate Community Storytelling

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The time to gala, glitz, and glam with industry leaders, talented techies, and a few of your favorite TechSoup staffers is almost here!

Answers to the Ten Questions I am Most Often Asked

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Note: the title of this post pays homage to Elaine Heumann Gurian's excellent and quite different 1981 essay of the same title. The Museum 2.0 culture.

Daily DoGooder: Make Agent Orange History

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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. military during the war at up to

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.

Youth Programs Benefit from Microsoft Donations

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Our Local Impact Map. All of them happen to use Microsoft Office to good advantage. How One NGO Serves 70,000 Children. It has just 20 UK-based staff.

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Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story


He has worked in Alexandria, Korea, Vietnam, and currently Seattle. By Nam-ho Park, Director, Mobile Service, Forum One. My Story. Our Stories.

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. Dr. W. Asians.

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. We.he

Museum 2.0 Rerun: Answers to the Ten Questions I Am Most Commonly Asked

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This August/September, I am "rerunning" popular Museum 2.0 blog posts from the past. Feel free to add your own questions and answers in the comments!

NGO Connection Day: Singapore

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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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Wanna Kahn is a Cambodian college student studying engineering in Vietnam. Meet Wanna. I've know Wanna virtually for over three years.

Support Freedom of Expression in Cambodia

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between Cambodia and Vietnam. These newly detained activists were thrown into Prey Sar prison with journalist Mam Sonando and teacher's union leader Rong Chhun, who were both arrested 3 months ago for offering critical views on government's actions related to sensitive border issues.

Best of the Web: April 2016


They trace the rise of “innovation” as an antidote to a post-Vietnam War era crisis of faith in social progress and point out the lack of inherent value in novelty. Over the last decade or so, Silicon Valley has generated more than apps and IPOs. You’ve probably read a few critiques of what I like to call “valley think.” Cheers, Dan. Olson ).

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 last year."

Interplast Releases Story of Healing under CC License

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The 28-minute film is followed by a short epilogue after the credits which follows-up on two patients 16 months after their surgeries. nterplast???s

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

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Click through to flickr to see larger diagram Created in Snagit. So, Allan takes us through a few options and explains here. January 12, 2007.

Seven Favorite Books of 2005

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Whenever someone asks me if I've read a good book lately, I can never remember what I've read, so this year, I wrote down titles as I read them.

Women Activists Profiled by Mariane Pearl in Glamour

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Canada: Sheila Watt-Cloutier, an Inuit activist, former chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference , and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

Book Announcement: The Participatory Museum is now available!

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Hey kid! Want to buy a book ? Now, after long last, the book is here! The Participatory Museum is a practical guide to visitor participation.

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. Special thanks to Michele Martin! Sina's Story.

How to Respond to a Racist Joke by Carmen Van Kerckhove

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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.

Meet Michaela Hackner: BlogHer and Nonprofit Techie

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Photo by Michaela Hackner, Kalabird. No, I'm not blogging on the plane! I wrote it in advance). The panel is about using Web2.0 What are you doing now?

Ask Britt: How can I combine the creative arts with social impact?

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Examples of socially rousing photography permeate our history: Vietnam, Rwanda, 9-11’s Ground Zero. Great question!

Visitor Voices Book Club: Loving the Love Tapes

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This week, we look at the second section, Contributing Personal Experiences. What makes this section distinct? They are not boisterous dinner parties.

Cyber Cambodian Session - Cambodian Bloggers Summit

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But if we compare IT in Cambodia with other South Asian countries likeThailand or Vietnam, we still have limited penetration. Is there a word?

We are all photographers now

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For example, my mate Ed Mitchell will have one of his Vietnam photos on the next WWF calendar. First post in a while for a number of reasons.

"It Is What It Is," and the Challenges of Dialogue-Focused Exhibits

Museum 2.0

Watch this amazing video of an older Sioux man reacting to the blown-out car and recalling Vietnam. Even for me, the barriers were too high.

Donors unite to rate nonprofits | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipe Dreams… » Back from Vietnam! 7) Web CMS (11) Web Services (13) where2007 (2) Wikimedia Foundation (1) Wired (1) Wireless (3) Wordpress (3) Working Assets (2) Yahoo! (4) 4) Yahoo! They’re a bunch of donors looking to leverage the Web so that they can ask questions of nonprofits. are pretty darn reasonable. Be nice.

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

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Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President.

Women's Earth Alliance: Co-Directors Melinda Kramer and Amira Diamond

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I remember being seven years old and learning about the Vietnam War and writing a letter to the President of the United States. What was that?

Must Hear Speech from Barack Obama and the Power of Podcasting

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It is a view shared by Senator Chuck Hagel, a decorated Vietnam veteran, and someone with whom I am proud to serve on the Foreign Relations Committee.

Preventing Human Trafficking: An Interview with Christina Arnold

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"I think a lot of people perhaps have gotten a one-sided understanding of this issue of trafficking. Below is an edited transcript of our conversation.