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Meet the NTEN Community
The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.
Marnie is co-CEO of TechSoup Global. There, she spends most of her time working on bringing technology resources to organizations that want to spend their time and budget on their mission. She also spends an inordinate amount of time thinking, talking and tweeting about the effective use of social media, the impact of technology trends on civil society and collaboration. She also likes her kid a whole awful lot.
Heather Holdridge serves as the Director of Political Advocacy for Care2, a social network empowering civically active people to discover, share and take action. She is working to connect Care2’s seven million members to non-profits doing political work and campaigns in 2008, and to provide a forum for organizations to promote their message and mission. Care2’s members are interested in making a difference in the world, supporting progressive advocacy on issues as varied as women’s rights, environmental issues, human rights, animal rights, consumer issues and progressive politics, among others.
Moira Kavanagh Crosby is president and founder of MKDM, a full-service direct response agency that works exclusively with nonprofits to engage donors, motivate action and inspire philanthropy. With the exception of one misguided year in advertising, Moira has spent her entire professional career working with nonprofits - almost 20 years, she openly admits. In that time she has created membership strategies and communications read (and enjoyed, she firmly believes) by millions of donors. When not thinking up integrated direct response strategies to make the world a better place, she enjoys thinking up things like Halloween costumes and birthday cakes for 6-year-old Lucia and 2-year-old Sabine.
Beth Kanter is a trainer, coach, and consultant to nonprofits and individuals in effective use of technology. She’s also a prolific and excellent blogger, widget expert, and Flickr aficionado. And in recognition of all her fabulous work, we awarded her the first annual NTEN Prize for NPTech Fantasticness at the 2007 NTC.
Deborah Elizabeth Finn lives to bring resources and needs together seamlessly in the nonprofit sector, mostly through strategic use of information and communication technologies. She loves everything about her work except being an independent consultant, and would much rather be a cog in a machine. Her past and current clients, all of whom she adores, include Third Sector New England, the Public Conversations Project, Changing The Present, Social Markets, Earth Track, the Food Project, Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, IDEAS Boston, and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network. She is a founding member of the Information Systems Forum, the Ethos Roundtable, Mission-Based Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Technology Working Group, and the Boston Technobabes. In her spare time, she captions photographs for LOLnptech.Org, reads Victorian literature, listens to Counter-Reformation liturgical music, and indulges her compulsion to introduce everyone on the planet to everyone else.