July, 2018 | Beth's Blog

Archive for July, 2018

Age of Automation and Nonprofits: Hiv.Gov ChatBot, Bots in Workplace, and More

Here is a recent roundup of articles, blog posts, and research on the “Age of Automation” and what it means for nonprofits.

Special Report:  AI for Good:  Earlier this month, Allison Fine and I wrote an op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers.… Read More

Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Mobile phones and 24/7 connectivity blur the lines between personal and work time, especially during summer break or vacation.  And according to recent polls, some 62% of people check their work email while on vacation. And that can ruin your time at the beach and more importantly prevent you from reaping the full benefits of taking break.… Read More

The Well-Being & Equity Bridging (WEB) Network

The last few months I have been honored to serve on a team as a trainer, a team lead by  Leadership Learning Community with the purpose to activate a network focused on the intersectionality of equity, well-being, and health. This concept is very exciting to me as I’ve noticed in my own work as a trainer focusing on well-being and self-care, how these topics intersect with other disciplines.… Read More

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities

Note from Beth:  Momsrising continues to forge ahead with innovative and effective ways to use social media for engagement and results. Here’s a guest post that shares how they are using Facebook Live.

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities Guest Post by Jeannina Perez, Senior Campaign Director
MomsRising.Org / MamásConPoder.Org

MomsRising/MamásConPoder is an online and on-the-ground grassroots organization working with over a millions families and communities to increase family economic security, end discrimination against women and mothers and create a nation where both families and our economy can thrive.… Read More

New Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

The Pew Research Center has released a research report called “The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being.”  Pew interviewed technology experts and scholars (including me) about the benefits and drawbacks of our digital lives.  The expert predictions  about the impact of the internet over the next 10 years came in response to questions asked by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center in an online canvassing conducted between Dec.… Read More