Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 9

Happy National Walking Day! #walkatwork



Happy National Walking Day!  Every year, the American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April. They use this day to remind people about the health and other benefits of taking a walk.Why not celebrate with a walking meeting?… Read More

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Mobile, Strategy, Tips


SnapChat has been around for a few years, but I have not focused on it because as a babyboomer I’m not the target demographic.   Snapchat is a mobile app that lets users exchange text messages, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours.  … Read More

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was thrilled to co-facilitate an interactive session called “Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Using Tech for Healthier Work and Life” with Aliza Sherman (who is my co-author for the Happy,Healthy Nonprofit Book), and Gina Schmeling, Director of Individual Giving, Hazon.… Read More

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

poverty sexist

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