Beth is the author of Beth’s Blog, one of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits and co-author of the highly acclaimed book, The Networked Nonprofit, published by J. Wiley in 2010. In 2009, she was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the most influential women in technology and one of Business Week’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media.” She is currently the Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits for the Packard Foundation. She is also the Society of New Communications Research Fellow for 2010.
Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for its customers and partners. Cisco is a worldwide leader in networking – transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Their social investments focus on sustainable solutions that use Internet and communications technology to benefit individuals around the world.
Meedan is a nonprofit social technology company. Meedan’s mission is to forward cross-cultural understanding and collaboration by providing people, partners and communities with advanced technologies to exchange ideas, information and knowledge across languages, focusing primarily on English and Arabic.
TechSoup Global, founded in 1987 as CompuMentor, helps nonprofits globally get and use technology to heighten their impact. Through its websites, events, and community-building initiatives, TechSoup Global also helps companies and foundations optimize their philanthropic impact. TechSoup Global’s mission is working toward a time when every nonprofit and NGO on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge they need to operate at their full potential.