The Nasscom Foundation in
Here's how they describe their mission and impact.
NASSCOM Foundation was set up to support the Indian IT industry’s role in nation building and to promote the underprivileged to help them become self-reliant and productive participants in the country’s progress. NF's focus is on scaling up its NASSCOM Knowledge Network and forging key partnerships. NF has launched BiG Tech a technology philanthropy program with the objective to provide technology support to non-profit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
The conference, Indian Leadership Forum, is a three-day for the Indian IT industry, with a third day devoted to CSR and NGOS. This year they have a record registration of 1650 delegates from
I arrive in Mumbai very early in the morning on Monday before the conference gets underway on Tuesday. I hope to bring you live blog and tweet reports as I can - depending wifi and jet lag - during the conference's first day. You can follow along on the official conference blog or twitter account. The official conference tag is #NLIF and the conference will be covered by a cadre of influential technology bloggers:
- Anita Mani
- David Appasamy
- Gaurav Mishra
- Ganesh Natarajan
- Mark Kobayashi-Hillary
- Manjunath M Gowda
- NILF Team
- Nirav Sanghavi
- Paritosh Sharma
- Peter Yorke
- Sangeeta Gupta
- Som Mittal
- Soumitra Dasgupta
- Sudha Kumar
- Vishal Gondal
- Vijay Rayapathi
On Wednesday, February 10, I will leading a discussion on "Should CEOs or Executive Director's Use Social Media?" In preparation for this talk, I asked my readers and twitter followers to answer that question and provide resources here. It will be interesting to compare the perspective from India.
On Thursday, February 11, I will be speaking on an panel called "Reaching out to the Bottom of the Pryamid" moderated by Ms Seemantinee Khot of the Suzlon Foundation and thrilled to be on the same panel as Vijay Talwar from the Clinton Foundation and Gaurav Mishra of 20 :20 Social (who has guest posted on this blog and who always inspired me).
Then onto teaching two workshops. I'll be adapting my Social Media Strategy workshop which has traveled to
The last part of the trip will allow me to visit the Taj Mahal and hope to see the bears at WildlifeSOS before heading back.
The above is a post from the award winning blog of Beth Kanter, called Beth's Blog: How Nonprofit Organizations Can Use Social Media to Power Social Networks for Change
|< Prev||Next >|
$1 billion stakes on the menu
USUALLY it is a good sign when Berkshire Hathaway, the investment vehicle of Warren Buffett, takes a stake in a firm. Berkshire’s purchase of $1 billion of Apple shares, disclosed on May 16th, may be an exception, however. Mr Buffett typically…
Greens in pinstriped suits
OIL firms find it hard to determine who their environmentalist adversaries are these days. They used to be easy to spot, with beards and dungarees. Now they spout forth corrupted Shakespeare to disrupt concert performances, or wear nuns’ habits at annual…
MERELY keeping up with fevered events in Brazil has proved a challenge of late. The president suspended from office pending impeachment over dodgy government accounting; a caretaker administration left to tackle the worst recession since the 1930s; all amid an operatic…
WHEN DuPont and Dow Chemical agreed to merge in December, the $130 billion deal seemed to be a prime example of American managers’ ruthless pursuit of shareholder value and dedication to building monopoly positions. The two chemicals firms, with a combined…
Times are tough for America’s department stores. This month Macy’s, Kohl’s, JC Penney and Nordstrom all reported slumping sales. Foreign tourists are spending less; consumers are buying other types of goods. Even if they drift back, one threat looks likely to…
Revamped Skype for Business rolls out for Office 365, quietly bumping off Lync
Microsoft released Skype for Business on Tuesday, replacing its older Lync service. And if that sounds a little boring—well, that’s sort of the whole idea. As it signalled last November , Microsoft pulled out its older Lync client and rereleased it as Skype for Business on Tuesday. The new software…
Anesthesia Business Consultants to Attend the Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management 2015
Anesthesia Business Consultants , a leading provider in billing and practice management services for anesthesia and pain management, is pleased to announce it will be serving as joint sponsor of the Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management in Las Vegas, Nevada, being held this weekend, April 17th – 19th at…
WOW! Business and WTG Announce Channel Partner Agreement
WOW! Business, a communications and cloud service provider, and nationwide master agent WTG today announced a new channel partner agreement.
F-Secure's Freedome for Business Targets BYOD Security Incidents
Freedome for Business, a new service launched by F-Secure, gives US companies the best of both worlds by offering them a single service that meets the security needs of companies, as well as the flexibility ...
Small business confidence falls; labor indicators weak
Small business confidence fell in March as hiring and capital spending plans weakened, adding to signs that economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter. The National Federation of Independent Business said on Tuesday its Small Business Optimism Index dropped 2.8 points to 95.2 last month. The decline in the…