Category: Mobile

Celebrating the Gene Roddenberry Centennial and Star Trek

Celebrating the Gene Roddenberry Centennial and Star Trek
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Gene Roddenberry’s birth. As the creator of Star Trek, his humanistic values have had a great influence on many nonprofit, social enterprise, and other business professionals. As one of those professionals who have been influenced by this work, I thought it might be a great opportunity to highlight some... Read more »

App Camp for Girls: Follow Up

App Camp for Girls: Follow Up
(Special thanks to App Camp for Girls for the invitation) When I wrote my initial post about App Camp for Girls, I was hoping to not just draw attention…but also drive attendance. When they invited me to attend their pitch event on July 28th at 8th Light, I was even more curious. After all, what... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor: ChariPick

(Special thanks to Stephen Lee of Charipick for sharing his time and insights, and special thanks to Derek Serafin of Motion PR for the introduction) Matching nonprofit supporters and potential donors/volunteers can be a challenge for any organization. For smaller and medium-sized nonprofits, it can be especially challenging given the size of the organization, challenges in... Read more »
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Building Better Government One App At A Time

Building Better Government One App At A Time
One of the many ways in which tech can impact our communities is when citizens and software coders collaborate on apps that improve government effectiveness and/or allow greater access to public data. Recently, I received notice about a really  great opportunity for people to get engaged. Code For America is a relatively new non-profit with a... Read more »

Making At-Risk Motherhood Easier Via Mobile

Making At-Risk Motherhood Easier Via Mobile
A colleague once asked me why I attended corporate networking events rather than just stick with networking in the non-profit/social good field. From my perspective, “social good” is an all-encompassing idea, and I believe that any opportunity to engage the larger community can result in learning about something wonderful. I was fortunate enough to volunteer... Read more »