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Netsquared Burkina Faso in collaboration with Femme et Tic and other local partners, will be building the capacities of youths, and opinion leaders to maximize the use of Web and Mobile technologies in promoting peace.

In a post-coup d’état context, we the youths of Burkina Faso will be joining our efforts in ICTs to promote national unity and stability.

The theme for the event is: Promoting peace through ICTs READ MORE


21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

Love it or hate it, the holiday hysteria is upon us!

Thankfully, there are quite a few ways you can give back and pay it forward this holiday season. Here are just 21 ways to give back through your holiday shopping. READ MORE


What's NetSquared Been Up to Lately?

NetSquared 2014 UPDATE 2014-11-19

Hi Net2 friends!

With just six weeks left in 2014 now’s a good time to review NetSquared’s progress. We’ve made a big dent in the 10 month plan with lots more amazing to go. READ MORE


[Net2 Wellington] Share good stuff from 2014? Help U3A?

Kia ora

Next Tuesday we're running the final NetSquared Wellington meetup for 2014, and there's a chance for 3-4 #net2welly members to talk about some good tech stuff that's happened this year.

We're inviting anyone with a project, an app that’s been launched or a new way of doing things using technology during the past year to talk for 10 minutes each. Get in touch if you want to grab the mic. READ MORE


Nonprofits – It’s your fault.

Nonprofits – It’s your fault.

Yes, it is.

When donors can’t figure out how to donate on your website; READ MORE

Topics: nonprofits

[Net2 NCTech4Good] Making the Most of Office 365

NCTech4Good Meeting: Making the Most of Office 365, November 19, 6:30PM to 8:30PM at UNC-TV, 10 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC. Pete VanOlinda, Chief Technology Officer at Gallery IT Solutions, will cover the following topics related to Office 365:
• Who is eligible
• How to apply
• Email migration tips
• SharePoint overview
• Practical demo of how to setup a SharePoint intranet site for tracking donations and managing thank-you letters.

[Net2 Vancouver] Charities Under Threat: Responding to federal charity-bashing and CRA Audits

NetSquared Vancouver’s most recent event was a panel discussion on how advocacy NGOs are responding to difficult political climate. Botton line: Canada’s charity laws are woefully out-of-date. Join Imagine Canada’s push to reform the legislation.

Gareth Kirkby has generously shared his slides providing an overview of his researching into what he calls an “advocacy chill”. READ MORE

Topics: net2van, report, slides

[Net2 New Orleans] Tech Happenings Around Town

Thanks again to all that made it out to last night's event. Some very interesting ideas were shared including ways to disrupt education (in a good way), protect ourselves online, and of course, start our string of train robberies in order to pump money into local philanthropic endeavors.

A number of new faces with some exciting projects happening around town. We can't wait to hear more about your successes. READ MORE

Topics: net2no

[Net2 New Orleans] The Internet of Many More Things - What's your inner futurist predict for 2015?

We're excited to mix things up a bit this month with an alternative location. We will not be at The Irish House tomorrow night, but not to fret, we will return there for December's meetup.

We are excited to check out the newest addition to House of Blues New Orleans, Big Mama's Lounge - a new bar and event space in NOLA. READ MORE

Topics: net2no, new orleans