10 Top Tweets from the Family Planning Conference: Day 2

10 Top Tweets from the Family Planning Conference: Day 2

Choosing ten top tweets from day two of the International Conference on Family Planning wasn’t easy.  Thousands of experts, researchers, those representing NGOs, and stakeholders are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week at the largest conference on family planning and reproductive health. Below are ten tweets we feel are informative and provide fantastic discussion points […]

Today Marks World Humanitarian Day

Today Marks World Humanitarian Day

Today, and for a full month, the world will remember the humanitarians and aid workers who work tirelessly around the globe to better the lives of others. Being an aid worker is often a thankless job and a dangerous one to boot. Today marks a day to solemnly remember all of those who have given […]

Our Round-Up of #Newborn2013 Tweets

Our Round-Up of #Newborn2013 Tweets

Three full days of the Global Newborn Health Conference have passed. Throughout the conference we have tweeted select facts and information from experts who have presented at the conference. You can read our first day tweets at Key Tweets from the Global Newborn Health Conference. Follow the full conversation at #newborn2013 and watch the final […]

Join Us for the “Picturing Maternal Health” Twitter Chat

Join Us for the “Picturing Maternal Health” Twitter Chat

This Friday, April 5, 2013, leading NGOs and Momentum 1000 partners will rally to spread awareness about the 1000-days countdown to the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in 2015. MDGs are the international development goals that were set by the United Nations and its partners in 2000 to improve the lives and health […]

UN Foundation, Charity Miles Team Up to Raise $10k #VDay10k

UN Foundation, Charity Miles Team Up to Raise $10k #VDay10k

This month the UN Foundation has teamed up with the popular social good app, Charity Miles, to raise money for great causes. The iPhone/Android app can be easily downloaded to your smartphone and every time you exercise – whether it’s running, biking, or walking –  you donate money to a deserving charity. Through the UN […]

Haiti Babi – Helping Haitian Mothers

Haiti Babi – Helping Haitian Mothers

Social entrepreneur Katlin Jackson recently co-founded Haiti Babi, a company that creates handmade baby blankets and fair-wage jobs for moms in Haiti, empowering them to provide for their families. According to Haiti Babi, one in ten children in Haiti live in an orphanage, and many of these children have parents, but their parents cannot afford them. Haiti Babi was […]

Join Us for the #HabitatinHaiti Twitter Party (November 14, 2012)

Join Us for the #HabitatinHaiti Twitter Party (November 14, 2012)

Join us! Register on Eventbrite. On November 14 at 7 PM EST we will moderate a Twitter conversation about the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter Work Project in Haiti this year. The 29th annual Carter Work Project returns to Léogâne, Haiti, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, 2012, for the second year in a row. Together, we will chat […]

A Rundown of Our Tweets from Social Good Summit Day 1

A Rundown of Our Tweets from Social Good Summit Day 1

Today was the kickoff day to the first of three days of the Social Good Summit taking place in New York and around the world. Here is a complete rundown of our tweets from Day 1. Topics covered include maternal health, family planning, broadband access and global usage, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), data access, Google […]

Join Our Tweet Chat With RIF and Support Children’s Literacy

Join Our Tweet Chat With RIF and Support Children’s Literacy

We will be joining with Reading is Fundamental (RIF) along with our sister site, Mom Bloggers Club and five wonderful co-hosts for the #BeBookSmart tweet chat on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 6- 8 PM EST. We will talk all things children’s literacy and Macy’s will give away 10 $25 Macy’s gift cards as prizes […]

Amy Lupold Bair on Her Trip to Tanzania

Amy Lupold Bair on Her Trip to Tanzania

Amy Lupold Bair, known for being the creator of Twitter parties and the founder of Resourceful Mommy, recently joined other bloggers and Compassion International on a trip to Tanzania. Read about what the trip meant to her and what social good efforts are in her future. I have only been home for a week and a […]

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