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Meet the NTEN Community
The NTEN Community is full of great folks. Here are just a few of them.
Justin Perkins, a social entrepreneur, accidental techie, new media marketing expert and former State water resources administrator for a major watershed in Colorado, joined Care2 in January 2006. Justin develops partnerships with nonprofits and customizes strategic campaigns for them to reach Care2's audience of 8.7 million members, or leverage Care2's audience to reach other networks. He also develops new tools to help nonprofits with marketing and fundraising.
Forum One Communications
Michaela Hackner is a Senior Project Officer at Forum One Communications, where she leads strategy and web development projects for foundations, government, and non profit organizations. In her former life she was a web developer for the private sector, with a stint in humanitarian aid analysis, and overseas working for a women’s micro-finance program in Cambodia and Kenya.
Shifting to a
focus in international development related work in 2005, Michaela
recognized the need for technology expertise within non-profit
organizations - both in terms of marketing and communications purposes,
and for the delivery of services to constituents/beneficiaries. Taking
advantage of her varied background, Michaela seeks to make the internet
and technology accessible for all non profits and their audiences as
well as exploiting it for the good of humanity.
In her spare time Michaela enjoys traveling, long-distance running, photography, and hanging out with her wild doggy, Atlas.
Illinois Arts Alliance
Scarlett is the Advocacy and Communications Director at the Illinois Arts Alliance. Scarlett's portfolio includes grassroots organizing, brand management, and Web initiatives. She's especially interested in the potential of social media to build and strengthen nonprofit brands. When AFK, Scarlett enjoys reading mysteries, drinking tea, and boxing.
Pierce Family Foundation
David is a proud grandfather living in NW Lower Michigan. David works for a small family foundation based in Chicago where he takes care of the technology needs of 7 NPOs in the Chicago area. He loves his job, the amazing people he gets to work with and the organizations he gets to help.
Man on a Mission Consulting
Paul is currently the Principal of Man on a Mission Consulting, a management 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.