Meet the NTEN Community

The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.

Paul Lamb

Man on a Mission Consulting

Paul is currently the Principal of Man on a Mission Consulting, a management2008 NTENny Winner consulting firm dedicated to leveraging technology for the social good. Paul was named the University of California, San Diego Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2005 and honored with the California Governor’s Technology & Innovation Award in 2002, both for his work in technology targeting underserved communities. Paul is a founder and former Executive Director of Street Tech, an award-winning program providing computer training and job placement for low-income and underserved youth in San Francisco’s East Bay. He has developed several other successful nonprofit programs and community collaboratives in the areas of youth, workforce development, and technology. He is also a frequent radio commentator and OpEd contributor on technology and social issues in a variety of publications.

Ruby Sinreich

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Ruby Sinreich works as the Co-Director of Communications at the Fellowship of Reconciliation, an interfaith organization working for peace2008 NTENny Winner and justice through nonviolence since 1915. She is also the founder and editor of OrangePolitics.org, a progressive local politics blog in her hometown of Chapel Hill, NC.

Ruby has been working for 15 years to help progressive nonprofits2009 NTEN Booster2009 NTEN Booster use the Internet more effectively for communication, activism, and organization. She has impacted nonprofits of all shapes and sizes including local women's centers, statewide advocacy groups, and national and international institutions such as Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Greenpeace International, and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Ruby is especially interested in using social networking tools to empower supporters and help them lead organizations from the bottom-up.

Heather Holdridge

Care2

Heather Holdridge serves as the Director of Political Advocacy for Care2, a social2008 NTENny Winner 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.

Maddie Grant, CAE

SocialFish

Maddie is an association/nonprofit blogger on social media, 2009 NTENny Winnercommunity building, designing in public. Her Washington, DC based company SocialFish helps organizations develop social media strategy. Maddie holds NTEN office hours every Thursday at 3pm ET in the Communications office.

Levent Korkmaz

BECAUSE limited

Levent is the founder of BECAUSE limited, a Belgium-based CRM consultancy focused on serving NGOs, social enterprises, and charities in the EMEA. As a non-profit implementation partner of the Salesforce.com Foundation, he believes in taking a proactive role in the business of changing the world.