Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 94

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Civil Society 2.0

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

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Civil Society 2.0

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.    

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Wiser Giving: What’s Your Giving Style?

Philanthropy

Shel Israel describes social or goodwill fundraising (individual raising money and giving to causes)  as the “cult of generosity” – I would like to call “Individual Social Responsibility” – like there is “Corporate Social Responsibility,”  it is also important for  individuals to be generous.  … Read More

What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Philanthropy

After finishing a four-day intensive training in Delhi for the Networked NGO, I stayed on a few days in India to visit colleague, Rufina Fernandez, who I met when she was the CEO of the Nasscom Foundation when she brought me to India to speak at the leadership conference and teach workshops back in 2010.  … Read More

A Profile in Forbes Online by Shel Israel

Housekeeping

I was thrilled to be featured in Forbes Online in Shel Israel’s online column.    The profile is here.  Shel talks about my early days in social media fundraising, my passion for teaching, learning, and sharing – as well as cupcakes and Cambodia.    … Read More