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The digital nonprofit: key considerations for a better data hygiene

By Leila Toplic, Head of Emerging Technologies Initiative, NetHope. In collaboration with James Eaton-Lee (Oxfam), Florian Edelmaier (SOS Children’s Villages), Pallavi Garg (PATH), Molly Hrudka (MSI Reproductive Choices), Kate Keator (The Carter Center), Bo Percival (Humanitarian OpenStreetMaps Team), Joel Urbanowicz (Catholic Relief Services), and Joff Williams (Mercy Ships). As digital transformation accelerates, the volume of … Continued

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Chatbots made in Africa: collective action and lessons learned

How to get started with chatbots workshop at the 2020 NetHope Global Summit.Elizabeth Njoroge, International ICT Business Partner, Christian Aid, Ahmed Mihaimeed, Regional ICT Director, SOS Children’s Villages, Mazin Elamin ICT4D Coordinator, SOS Children's Villages, Doreen Koech, Information Security Lead, VSO While AI has now been around for a long time and is forecasted to … Continued

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3 Tips for Running a Successful Virtual Workshop

By, Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies InitiativeThe world of work has changed, forever. The Covid-19 pandemic has altered our perceptions and expectations for how and where we work and, as a result, this year we can expect to see a 300% increase in remote work from pre-Covid levels. According to Forrester’s Predictions for 2021 … Continued

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NetHope launches new toolkit to scale AI Ethics conversations among nonprofits

By Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies Initiative at NetHope, and Nora Lindstrom, Global Lead for Digital Development at Plan InternationalToday, NetHope has released the first installment of the AI Ethics for Nonprofits toolkit! This toolkit will help nonprofit organizations who are exploring, developing or using Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in humanitarian and international development contexts … Continued

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Building responsible digital organizations in the nonprofit sector. It’s imperative.

Rapid advances in technology are enabling nonprofit organizations to reach and support more people, more effectively. But as we embrace powerful technologies, we must do so responsibly – considering the very real risks, alongside the tremendous benefits. How do we build cultures of responsible innovation and ensure we’re intentional in our use of technology?By Leila … Continued

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