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13 Blogs to Read for #SocialGood in 2013

By on December 13, 2012

The new year is around the corner and while we don’t know everything in store for 2013, one thing is for certain: Technology and social media will continue to…


News & Media

Social Media 4 Social Good: ‘Hip Helps. But Relevant Matters’

By on February 10, 2012

At an event at the National Press Club last night, the UN Foundation’s VP of Communications and Public Relations Aaron Sherinian touted social media’s international reach and described how digital tools…


My Work

A Chilling Warning from a “Hot Spot” in Climate Change

By on July 12, 2011

Jan-Gunnar Winther is a tall guy.  He’s friendly, speaks with deliberate words in a distinct Norwegian accent, and knows what he’s talking about.  As Director of the Norwegian Polar…


My Life

Global Diasporas and Grassroots Engagement

By on May 19, 2011

I was honored to serve as moderator for a fantastic panel at the Global Diaspora Forum yesterday at the State Department. The room was full of energy and great…


My Work

1 Earthquake, 3 Channels

By on March 11, 2011

I left my computer unlocked this morning while taking a shower. Three minutes later my son was running into the bathroom yelling that, “Dad….your Twitter is telling you…