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TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Note from Beth: With all the travel I’ve been doing, I was hoping that I could sync my schedule with attending TechCamp, a program under Secretary Clinton’s Civil Society (CS) 2.0 initiative – an effort to galvanize the technology community to assist civil society organizations (CSOs) across the globe by providing capabilities, resources and assistance to harness the latest information and communications technology (ICT) advances to build their digital capacity.    

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Wiser Giving: What’s Your Giving Style?

Shel Israel describes social or goodwill fundraising (individual raising money and giving to causes)  as the “cult of generosity” – I would like to call “Individual Social Responsibility” – like there is “Corporate Social Responsibility,”  it is also important for  individuals to be generous.  … Read More

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

After finishing a four-day intensive training in Delhi for the Networked NGO, I stayed on a few days in India to visit colleague, Rufina Fernandez, who I met when she was the CEO of the Nasscom Foundation when she brought me to India to speak at the leadership conference and teach workshops back in 2010.  … Read More

A Profile in Forbes Online by Shel Israel

I was thrilled to be featured in Forbes Online in Shel Israel’s online column.    The profile is here.  Shel talks about my early days in social media fundraising, my passion for teaching, learning, and sharing – as well as cupcakes and Cambodia.    … Read More

The Networked NGO in India

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US.    I’ve just returned from leading a training for Population and Reproductive Health grantees from India.  … Read More