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Tech2Empower: The Llama Pack Project

Last week I was got to work on a week-long service trip in Cusco, Peru as part of Wake: Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange #Tech2empower program where women who work in technology volunteer to share their professional skills and knowledge with women-run business owners.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: #IamRemarkable Icebreaker in Peru

Greetings from Cusco, Peru!

I am honored to be working with Wake International on their Tech2Empower Program in Cusco, Peru. The program hosts a delegation of women who work in the tech industry to share their knowledge and skills with women-focused nonprofits, startups and girls empowerment programs in developing countries and in the US.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: The Digital Nonprofit: A Participatory Workshop

Last week at the IFC-Asia, I co-designed and facilitated a 90 minute workshop with Marco Kuntze titled “The Digital NGO: The Journey from Paper to Screen.” Jo Wolfe, Aseem Thakur, Gillian Tan, Cherisse Beh, Katie Bengaard, and Toral Cowieson joined our session as small group facilitators.… Read More

How Nonprofits Practice Continuous Improvement

I’m just back from spending a week in Bangkok, Thailand at the IFC-ASIA: Ecosystems for Good. I co-lead a workshop on digital transformation, co-facilitated a master class on digital fundraising campaigns, co-hosted a learning breakfast for scholarship participants, co-designed a Big Room session on Technology for Good, and in between attended some amazing sessions. … Read More

How to Design an Effective Nonprofit Staff Retreat: A Lesson from Life

Note from Beth:  Blocking out time for your nonprofit’s staff to do planning and work on areas like organizational culture is essential for success.  Designing the meeting so it is effective and encourages team-building can be tricky.  Here’s some terrific advice from Sarah Axelson.

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