Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 18

How One Nonprofit Senior Staff Uses Walks and Talks

Happy Healthy Nonprofit


Karen Bloom, Project Kesher, leads a monthly group walk at county park across the street from their building

Meet Karen Bloom who is Chief Advancement Officer for Project Kesher, an organization that trains women to become change-makers across 9 time zones, with leadership programs that are based on Jewish identity building and social activism.  … Read More

Meet Dr. James A. Levine: The 1st “You can walk and work!”Evangelist

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Walking


On my 12 hour plane ride back from Ukraine, I read Dr. James A. Levine’s book “Get Up: Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It.” (Yes, I see the irony)   He  is the Co-Director of the Mayo Clinic/Arizona State University Solutions Initiative and the inventor of the treadmill desk.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Training Design

I’ve just returned from an inspiring week in Kiev, Ukraine where I got to facilitate a training for women’s organizations organized by Wake, an amazing start up founded by two respected colleagues Trish Tierney and Heather Ramsey.  They  started WAKE after working together for 15 years designing and leading global programs at the intersection of technology, civil society and women’s empowerment.  … Read More

Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory



I’m just back from two weeks of inspiring work where I participated in a training for women organizations in the Ukraine and the International Fundraising Congress in Holland.   So, expect more some posts this week from about what I learned.  But despite jet lag and an over flowing email in box, I wanted to write up two opportunities for nonprofits that could help them power up their year end and Giving Tuesday Campaigns.… Read More

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient



In 2010, I had an opportunity to do a Networked Nonprofit workshop in Kenya.  That’s where I met Zawadi Nyong’o, a young Kenyan woman and social change activist.

After the workshop, I hung out with participants providing some coaching.  … Read More