Highlight Reel from ‘Data, Transparency, and Impact’ Panel

Guest post by Erica Mills It could’ve been the beginning of a really bad joke: “Two funders, a nonprofit executive, and a blogger walked into this bar…” Instead, it was a curated conversation –with Jane Meseck (Microsoft Citizenship), Paul Shoemaker (Social Venture Partners), Eric Stowe (Splash), and Beth Kanter– about data, transparency and impact, that…


Social Media Conference Series Off to Successful Start in San Francisco

By Celeste Alleyne, Citizenship Director for the West Region, Microsoft Corporation Yesterday, Social Media for Nonprofits, with support from Microsoft, kicked off its first in a series of Social Media Conferences for nonprofits in the historical War Memorial "green room" in San Francisco, California. As Citizenship Director for the West Region of Microsoft, I was…


Social Media for Nonprofits conference tours the United States

Effective communications most often requires an ability to tell compelling stories that resonate with your audience. Increasingly, Social media enables us to outreach to people from all around the world and engage in the type of conversation that one might normally experience at a dinner table, party, or networking event – leading to engagement, and…


Reflections from the Tech for Good Leadership Summit - Beth Kanter

Watech4good Summit View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Last week, I facilitated an interactive keynote in Seattle at the 2011 Tech for Good Leadership Summit sponsored by Microsoft Community Affairs, in partnership with NPower Seattle. By all accounts, the event held the space for peer learning. It was great to see long-time colleague from NPower…