COVIDaction, WHO, UNICEF, FCDO, GPSDD and NetHope Members unite to close the data gap and ensure equitable vaccine distribution

On Thursday 15 April, NetHope convened organizations leading the global fight for equitable Covid-19 vaccine distribution with funders and NetHope Members for a vital discussion around leveraging data for vaccine prioritization in low and middle income countries. You know the drill. Data is essential for a just and effective Covid-19 vaccination rollout. NetHope Members are … Continued

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How can NetHope Members harness the purpose mindset? A Q&A with Akhtar Badshah

Akhtar Badshah is former Senior Director of Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs, founder and Chief Catalyst of Catalytic Innovators Group, an expert on social impact, philanthropy, and international development, and the author of Purpose Mindset: How Microsoft Inspires its Employees and Alumni to Change the World. In this interview, he shares how harnessing a purpose … Continued

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Global Covid-19 vaccination efforts: the world’s leading NGOs unite

NetHope Members have expertise in complex health and vaccination programs. Our partners are at the cutting-edge of digital solutions. The result? Huge potential for collective action to ensure that no-one misses out on a Covid-19 vaccination. NetHope has now convened our Members for two calls focusing on the global Covid-19 vaccination effort. Members and partners … Continued

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Closing the gender digital divide

Women’s advancement is key to alleviating poverty. Digital technology can be a powerful tool to help. Yet, merely giving marginalised women around the world access to technology is not enough. Here’s why. Cost, skills, relevance, time, poverty, and safety concerns. These are the factors that are almost universally listed as contributing to the gender digital … Continued

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NetHope in 2020: a year of collective action

By Lance Pierce, CEO, NetHopeThe year 2020 has proven what NetHope Members and partners have known for a long time. Technology is not the future of international development – it’s the now. ‘Unprecedented’ is a word that has been bandied around more than perhaps any other this year. The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has adversely affected … 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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NetHope Board appoints Lance Pierce as NetHope CEO

PRESS RELEASE October 29, 2020 NetHope Communications Team Communications@NetHope.org The NetHope Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Lance Pierce as the next NetHope CEO.Lance has a distinguished track record as a leader of organizations that have made a positive, measurable and widely recognized impact in sustainable development, corporate responsibility, sustainable investing and climate change. He has … Continued

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AI in the Humanitarian Sector

 Benefits, Challenges, and the Path Forward By Leila Toplic, Lead for Emerging Technologies Initiative, NetHope What are the benefits of using AI in humanitarian contexts? What are the challenges? And what do we need to consider if we seek to incorporate more AI into the NGO sector? Today, close to 80 million people are displaced … Continued

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Sponsors for the 2020 NetHope Virtual Global Summit announced

PRESS RELEASESeptember 29, 2020 NetHope Communications TeamCommunications@NetHope.orgOctober 1 2020 – Platinum sponsorships for this year’s NetHope Global Summit have sold out as final preparations are made for the organization’s first-ever fully virtual Summit.As Covid-19 increases the challenges faced by the world’s most fragile communities, collaboration and collective action within the nonprofit sector is more important … Continued

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