NetHope welcomes three new members

NetHope, a global consortium of nearly 60 of the world’s leading nonprofits, is proud to announce the election of three new nonprofit member organizations during our July 8 member meeting. The three new members represent humanitarian organizations with global reach. They share NetHope’s mission to incorporate digital transformation on a deeper level in their programs … Continued

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Une victoire pour l’Afrique – A win for Africa: NetHope launches first virtual Africa Chapter meeting

(English version follows at bottom) Par Elizabeth Njoroge, responsable des opérations TIC internationales pour Christian Aid et responsable de la section Afrique de NetHope La livraison de la 4e conférence virtuelle annuelle de NetHope Africa s’est déroulée sans accroc et a été une célébration pour l’Afrique. Le thème de la conférence, “Technologie pour la résilience/Nouveau … Continued

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NetHope partners with Facebook Connectivity to increase internet access during COVID-19

Connectivity, whether for remote NGO staff working from home during the COVID-19 crisis or in field settings, is vital for aid delivery. NetHope and Facebook Connectivity are partnering to protect frontline aid workers and vulnerable populations globally to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through increased internet access.  When a sudden onset emergency happens, NetHope knows … Continued

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Evaluating Suitability of Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits

By Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies (NetHope) and Steve Hellen, ICT4D Director (CRS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of those technologies that can have a transformative impact on our ability to solve some of the toughest global challenges, like the refugee crisis, poverty, infectious disease outbreaks (COVID-19*). As the tech world moves quickly to … Continued

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NetHope aids its 57 global nonprofit members in battle against COVID-19

By Brent Carbno, Managing Director of Global Programs, NetHopeThe international humanitarian system is facing its largest global challenge since WWII. COVID-19, the disease caused by a coronavirus, is spreading throughout every country in the world, universally disrupting our everyday lives personally and professionally. Physical separation limits the spread of the virus and is requiring millions … Continued

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Helping our members respond to COVID-19

Times of crisis require intelligence, strength, agility, and decisive, collective action. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, NetHope is focused on how we can help our 57 members respond during this rapidly changing event. In addition to monitoring its effects and the impact on the work of our members, we are taking several … Continued

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NetHope welcomes Liz Bronder as new Interim CEO

For nearly 19 years, NetHope has played an increasingly critical role as a catalyst and a convener that bridges the needs of the nonprofit sector with the expertise of the tech sector to achieve greater impact and improve the world we share. As with every organization’s evolution, leadership plays a pivotal and important role in … Continued

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Closing a chapter…

By Lauren Woodman, CEO, NetHope   Today, I am closing my NetHope chapter. While my husband and I had been having this conversation for many months, when I told Farhan in early January, it was bittersweet. But as I look back over my years at NetHope, I’m grateful for all that we have accomplished together. When … Continued

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More reflections on WEF: 4 Key trends impacting nonprofits

Above: NetHope CEO Lauren Woodman with Tae Yoo, SVP of Corporate Affairs at Cisco, and Alan Donald, CFO at Mercy Corps during the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Editor’s Note: For the past six years, Lauren Woodman, NetHope CEO, has represented NetHope at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting as a civil … Continued

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IT professional learns first-hand the benefits of membership through Disaster Response Training

Above: NetHope trainer Ingo Haraldsson explains solar energy solutions to trainees during the NetHope Africa region Disaster Response Training held in Uganda in November.By Emmanuel Mpango, World Vision Malawi I first heard of NetHope when I joined World Vision Malawi in 2015. As World Vision Malawi’s (WV) IT Infrastructure and Networks Administrator, my role encompasses … Continued

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