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
As part of my work at the Packard Foundation this year, I’m honored to be working on a project called “Friending the Finishline,” a group of children’s health advocates who are working together on a peer learning exchange to discover how to best use Facebook and other social networking tools to advance their work in children’s health. … Read More
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
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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.