Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 3

Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at #SXSW

Crowdsourcing, Data, Experimentation, Facilitation, Innovation

I’m just back from SXSW where I did a session on Tech Wellness with Aliza Sherman.  We are working on a book together called  The Happy,Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.   A blog post on that is coming!… Read More

International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Cambodia, Capacity, Civil Society 2.0

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March 8th is International Women’s Day.  This day was intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.   But progress in gender parity has been slowed in many places across the world, especially in developing countries.

To mark the date, the One Campaign has shared a research report called “Poverty is Sexist,” that documents how extreme poverty hurts girls and women harder and in different ways than it does boys and men, and to demand targeted action to support girls and women.  … Read More

Take the 2016 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey

Data, Leadership

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The Building Movement Project is conducting a national survey on Nonprofits, Leadership and Race.  Open to anyone working in the nonprofit sector, this confidential survey will ask you questions about your own experiences and your perspectives on diversity in the sector.   … Read More

Reboot Yourself: Take A Digital Detox Day

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness

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In the “Happy,Healthy Nonprofit” book I’m writing with Aliza Sherman, a big theme in the book is “Technology Wellness,” which is  how to self-manage your technology usage at work and in life.    We are doing a workshop at SXSW on March 13th at 3:30 on this theme called “Go Reboot Yourself:  Get A Grip on Your Tech and Life

As the Internet has become integrated into how professionals communicate, access information, and connect to one another at work as well as personal lives, there are both the positive and negative changes our rapid adoption of social media and mobile phones has caused over the last decade.  … Read More

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Training Design

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In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.”   As you can tell from the slide,  we have a Harry Potter theme for the session.  … Read More