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Social Media Integrated Campaign Case Study Slam: SSIR Social Media on Purpose Conference

Last week, I had the pleasure of designing and facilitating the ultimate social media practitioner panel at the Social Media on Purpose Conference hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review.   The panelists included:

  • Cindy Johanson , Executive Director, Edutopia
  • Matt Fitzgerald , Attention Lab Director, Upwell
  • Humberto Kam , Director, Online Engagement & Marketing, Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Abdi Soltani , Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
  • James Nickerson , Social Media Strategist, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Trenton DuVal , Development & Communications Manager, International Development Exchange (IDEX)

The design and format of the panel was  inspired by “poetry slams” where poets share their poems and there is audience participation.   … Read More

Share Conference: Catalyzing the Sharing Economy on May 13-14

Peers and Socap are hosting Share: Catalyzing The Sharing Economy Conference on May 13 and 14 in San Francisco.   The conference will bring together thought leaders from nonprofits, startups, and companies with sharing economy leaders to learn, discuss, and find new collaborations on the road to the new economy.  … Read More

Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference

March was the “Iron Woman Multi-Conferencethon” for me and I’m just catching up.   In mid-March,  I had a whirl wind day at the Grant Managers Network Annual Conference where I did the following:

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Note from Beth: I’ve been a fan of the Games for Change Festival since I first attended in 2006.  So, I’m thrilled that community manager,  Meghan Ventura, who is responsible for cultivating the community presence of Games for Change agreed to write this guest post about nonprofits who are using games for social change.    

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My TedXBerkeley Talk on Individual Social Responsibility

Earlier this month, I crossed an item off my bucket list when I gave a talk at TedXBerkeley.     I spoke on the topic of  ”ISR” or what I call “Individual Social Responsibility. ”  The idea is that when you give in small amounts – anything – your time, money, or skills and encourage your network online to amplify it, you can have a great impact as an individual.    … Read More