Episode 3 with Frederic Kerrest, CEO of Okta

Global nonprofits aspire to transform their organizations into digitally savvy, agile institutions to accelerate mission delivery and achieve exponential impact. In this third episode of NetHope’s Destination Digital podcast, Okta COO and co-founder Frederic Kerrest outlines the beginnings of Okta and how the synergy of tech working with nonprofits is pivotal in helping provide essential … Continued

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#GivingTuesday

This Nov 27th, which is #GivingTuesday, NetHope is raising funds for its vital mission. NetHope represents nearly 60 of the world’s leading global nonprofits that, collectively, deliver over 60 percent of all annual, international, non-governmental aid. NetHope is uniquely positioned as a catalyst for collaboration and im­pact. By bringing together the expertise of the technology sector … Continued

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Episode 2 with Mike Gianoni, CEO of Blackbaud

In this episode, we hear from Mike Gianoni, CEO and President of Blackbaud, the world’s leading Cloud software company powering social good. Blackbaud is also a founding partner of NetHope’s Center for the Digital Nonprofit. Since assuming the leadership helm at Blackbaud in January of 2014, Mike has led a remarkable journey of digital transformation … Continued

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Blockchain: beyond the buzz

Study reveals how nine market leaders stack upBy Ric Shreves, Senior Advisor, Technology for Development, Mercy CorpsEven for those familiar with distributed ledgers, the next level is to determine how their capabilities  measure up comparatively when searching for the best application to build and deploy your project.To help cut through the abundance, and confusion, of … Continued

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Training for the inevitable: Disaster Preparedness Training – Day 1

This is part of a series of posts occurring through the end of July as we track NetHope’s Disaster Preparedness Training occurring in Panama. Read the Pre-Training post here.It’s accurate to say that the kick-off of NetHope’s Disaster Preparedness Training was packed. Packed with skilled and experienced trainers, packed with useful technological information, and of … Continued

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Faith into Action in the Digital Age

This is the second post in a series focusing on the first networking group of NetHope members participating in IDEA (Imagine, Design, Execute, Assess), a broad umbrella for digital transformation processes offered to NetHope members through The Center for the Digital Nonprofit. The first IDEA implementation pilot is based on Dream, Design, Deliver, a social … Continued

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NetHope Device Challenge: FESF Nominated for WISE Awards

UPDATE: It was announced on July 17 that WISE nominee FESF was awarded the 2018 WISE award detailed below. FESF’s approach was recognized by WISE for its tech-based solutions that provide access and improve the quality of education for deaf children in Pakistan. The award ceremony will be held in New York City on Sept. 22nd. … Continued

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Not just dreaming: Reimagining digital to transform the lives of refugees

This is the first post in a series focusing on the first networking group of NetHope members participating in IDEA (Imagine, Design, Execute, Assess), a broad umbrella for digital transformation processes offered to NetHope members through The Center for the Digital Nonprofit. The first IDEA implementation pilot is based on Dream, Design, Deliver, a social … Continued

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Farewell to a friend of NetHope

By Lauren Woodman, NetHope CEOToday we pay homage to Pam Edstrom, a dear friend of NetHope, who passed away last week. Pam and her partner Melissa Waggener Zorkin (pictured together in this photo) founded Waggener Edstrom, now known as WE Communications. Pam was a pioneer in technology PR and was particularly instrumental in shaping the … Continued

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A call for safety in wake of Syrian attack

By Lauren Woodman, CEOToday, we condemn the heinous attack on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) aid convoy in Syria. We mourn the loss of the civilians and Omar Barakat, a dedicated SARC aid worker.This is a profound loss for the families of these individuals, for our extended NetHope family, and for the entire humanitarian sector. It … Continued

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