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Some Reflections About Civil Society 2.0 and Why I’m Not On A Plane To Tunisia Right Now

The post I had originally planned to publish before leaving on a plane for Tunis, Tunisia was going to be all  The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES), funded  through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of the Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and managed by IIE.  … Read More

Using Pinterest To Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women and Girls in Nigeria

Happy Fourth of  July!   I was going to write something patriotic about social media, but I got an email from Mari Tikkanen with story about her recent experience working with maternal/reproductive health organizations and human rights NGOs in Nigeria for the MacArthur Foundation.… Read More

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

After I finished teaching an intensive Networked NGO workshop for Packard family planning grantees in Delhi,  I headed to Bangalore to visit my friend and colleague, Rufina Fernandes where I conducted a social media workshop for staff and teachers and got see a start up education  company and its CSR program, close up.  … Read More

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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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