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Ushahidi Wins MacArthur Award: Changing the World One Map at a Time

Recognizing remarkable creativity and effectiveness by non-profits across the globe, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 13 organizations as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1.5 million, depending on the size of its budget.… Read More

Why I Use Pen and Paper Notebooks AND Digital Tools To Take Notes

My colleague, Alexandra Samuel, wrote a provocative post on the HBR blog titled, “Dear Colleague, Put Down Your Notebook” where she makes an argument for switching to digital note taking tools like Evernote is more efficient than taking notes on paper.… Read More

Is 2013 the Year of Video for Nonprofits?

If you follow social media guru Mari Smith, you have no doubt noticed the headline  “The Year of Video” and promotion for a free webinar on the ins and outs of video creation, video production, video marketing for small businesses on Jan.… Read More

My Themes for 2013

I’m writing this post from Tunisia.  I’m here working on an amazing training project for the Women’s Economic Sustainability program where I will train trainers to deliver a curriculum for Women entrepreneurs to use social media as well as deliver a workshop to the partners on the “Networked NGO” based on my book the Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

Getting Started Again (After A Break)

That’s Hank, a dog that belongs to Ryann Miller from Care2 Network.  He’s one of many four-legged and fine feathered fans of  “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”   I had the honor of doing a Care2 webinar in December which was one of over 40 book talks, presentations, webinars, and workshops to launch the book.  … Read More