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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

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December 04th 2013:Tech Donations: Transforming NGOs & NPOs – Part 1

Today’s buzz: Giving. Your company is continually pressured to help locals less fortunate via cash, clothing, food, toys donations. Giving is good, right? What if you expand that generosity worldwide to effect social change by supporting nonprofits and NGOs through localized, company-sponsored giving and volunteer campaigns? The experts speak. Akhtar Badshah, Microsoft: “Passion is overrated! Mobilizing and powering social change requires far more than the passion of an individual and the simplistic notion of a technology solution.” Chris Worman, TechSoup: “Thanks to... social media, we ar

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Chris Worman

Based in Eastern Europe since 2006, Chris Worman, Director of Program Development for TechSoup, has been exploring new ways of approaching social change through technology in the region. Perhaps most interesting has been localizing TechSoup’s Challenge model, which sources innovative social benefit technologies. Since 2010, more than 400,000 individuals have visited Challenge sites, approximately 3 million have been reached through social media, 1,000 ideas have been pitched, and 60 have been selected, built, launched and mentored (example: http://bit.ly/ZosTIi). Before bringing TechSoup into Romania in 2009, Chris launched Romania’s first community foundation and spent several years in the
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Akhtar Badshah

Akhtar Badshah is Senior Director of Microsoft Citizenship and Public Affairs, administering the company’s global community investment and employee programs. Through monetary grants, software and curriculum donations, technology solutions, and employee volunteer hours, Microsoft supports programs and organizations that address the needs of communities worldwide. Since 1983, Microsoft and its employees have provided over $4.6 billion in cash, services and software to nonprofits worldwide. Akhtar manages the philanthropic elements of Microsoft’s YouthSpark, a global initiative helping youth into opportunities through training, employment and help starting their own ventures. Before Microsof
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Nish Pangali

Nish Pangali leads Technology and Acceleration Programs within SAP’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) organization. Her approach to the company’s mission of ‘helping the world run better’ is to leverage the power of SAP to build capacity of global NGO’s and Social Enterprises, and accelerate their mission and impact. Nish started her career in the non-profit sector, consulting on education reform initiatives. After returning to school to receive her M.B.A, she continued developing her business and leadership skills at several Bay Area companies including SAP, before transitioning to the CSR organization.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 13/12/2017 08:00 13/12/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Today’s buzz: Giving. Your company is continually pressured to help locals less fortunate via cash, clothing, food, toys donations. Giving is good, right? What if you expand that generosity worldwide to effect social change by supporting nonprofits and NGOs through localized, company-sponsored giving and volunteer campaigns? The experts speak. Akhtar Badshah, Microsoft: “Passion is overrated! Mobilizing and powering social change requires far more than the passion of an individual and the simplistic notion of a technology solution.” Chris Worman, TechSoup: “Thanks to... social media, we are witnessing the rapid decentralization and democratization of authority. Reconciling this shift to less formal, yet powerful citizen-driven models, with traditional civil society, keeps me up at night.” Nish Pangali, SAP: “Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.” (Minor Myers Jr.) Join us for their insights on Tech Donations: Transforming NGOs & NPOs – Part 1 VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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