Nonprofits and Social Media

In term 3, our students work with nonprofit organizations to create awareness building campaigns. The effective use of social media is always an integral part of their strategies. So, when I recently came across an article by  Craig Newmark, the Founder of Craigslist and CraigConnects.org, in the Huffington Post about How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media, I took notice.

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IDEO.org: Designing an End to Poverty

IDEO.org has just launched! IDEO, the human-centred innovation consulting firm we all know and love, has stepped it up a notch. IDEO.org works with non-profits, social enterprises and foundations to bring stability, hope and dignity to communities around the globe wrestling with poverty. And through the IDEO.org Fellowship Program, they are nurturing a community of future leaders with expertise in design thinking. To kick it off, IDEO.org has started with three projects working with Winrock International, Rockefeller Foundation, and TED.