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Getting Around Internet Censorship: VPN


Last month I did a Networked NGO training in Dubai for Pakistan NGOs where I experienced Internet censorship first hand.  The government blocks certain sites, including access to any group organizing features on social sites (shared photo pools for example), skype out, and tools like VPNs that can help you get around government censors.    … Read More

Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them

 

Note from Beth: I’m just finishing up an intensive training here in Rwanda.   I was out in a rural area where Internet connectivity was a huge challenge, so was not able to blog,   But now that I’m back in Kigali with a good Internet connection, expect to hear more about my experience teaching social media and the Networked NGO.    

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Rwanda and Twitter

I’m headed to Rwanda to participate in a training for the  ACE project, a network of African Women’s Leadership organizations in the Sub-Saharan region.  … Read More

E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco


Group Photo with Certificates

After facilitating the two-day  E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO” in Jordan at the Dead Sea last week,  I flew 2,000 miles west to Fez, Morocco to facilitate and keynote a second two-day conference for NGOs from Tunisia and Morocco that had successfully completed the e-mediat program in their countries, Morocco and Tunsia.  … Read More

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.”     The conference marked the end of an 18-month capacity building program that trained more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia on how to use social media effectively to advance civil society.… Read More