January, 2011 | Beth’s Blog - Part 2

Archive for January, 2011

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

This third and final post shares some insights from the planning sessions for E-Mediat project, a networked approach to capacity building for NGOs in Social Media in the Middle East.  (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.… Read More

E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

This second post shares some insights from the planning sessions for E-Mediat project, a networked approach to capacity building for NGOs in Social Media in the Middle East.  (For context, read my earlier post)

One of the project tasks is to develop a multilingual online learning community for partners, contributors, sponsors, participants, teams, mentors, social media techies from the region, and trainers to interact and share best practices.  … Read More

E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting

Last week, I participated in three very intense days of project, curriculum, and online community planning for a new project, E-Mediat, a multi-stakeholder capacity building  project for NGOS and Social Media in the Middle East.  … Read More

Some Social Media Capacity Building Inspiration from MLK

Source: Public Domain, National Archives

Today is the  25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, to celebrate his work  and legacy.   One of the most powerful and lasting ideas was his belief in strengthening communities and empowering individuals. … Read More

The Networked NGO: Translating the Networked Nonprofit and 1-11-11 Club

Networked NGO
View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

This year my birthday (Jan. 11) was very special indeed and not only because the date had all ones: 1-11-11. But, I’ll get to birthday fun in a minute.

I spent my part of my birthday giving a presentation at the Packard Foundation Program Forum on translating the Networked Nonprofit into the Networked NGO. … Read More