Keeping Up with Tech in Social Impact

I’ve worked in social impact communications and program management for almost a decade, and although technology has changed immensely in that time, social impact organizations seem to trailing behind. The reality is that even with the numerous and growing grants for tech solutions, nonprofits don’t have the talent or the funding to create something technology […]

The Five Pillars of a Strong Global Health Brand

This piece was originally posted on the Global Health Corps blog: http://ghcorps.org/the-five-pillars-of-a-strong-global-health-brand/ If there is one lesson I’ve learned from working at the Global Health Delivery (GHD) Project at Harvard University these last few months, it is that the global health field is full of extremely intelligent individuals that are required to maintain expertise in […]

The New Fundraising Marathon

Reaching donors is becoming more and more competitive for nonprofits, but a company called Extra Life is giving new life to the traditional fundraising marathon. Instead of running, donors spend 25 hours playing video games and have friends and family donate a certain amount per hour of game play. Children’s Miracle Network, an organization that […]

How are companies still ignoring Mobile?

Many companies are still making a monumental mistake; they don’t have a mobile site. According to a Nielsen study from June 2011, 25% of smartphone owners use their phones instead of a computer to search the web. This number is only increasing as more than 45% of cell phone owners have a smartphone, and Advertising Age predicts […]