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Amy Sample Ward
Works at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network
Attended Valparaiso University
Lives in Portland, OR, USA
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Join me and +Allyson K this Thursday for our NYC book launch party!
 
If you haven't signed up for this event already, you need to immediately.  +Amy Sample Ward from +NTEN and +Allyson K of +Rad Campaign are talking about their new book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere.  Shout out to +Change.org for co-sponsoring the event with us!

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Thursday, February 28th at 5:30pm EST
Planned Parenthood Federation of America at 434 W 33rd, New York City
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Planeed Parenthood is just infanticide!!!!
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Come join the fun! +Megan Keane and I testing out the new communities feature as public guinea pigs for the sake of the rest of you :) Come play!
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We're flipping back and forth between YNN and PBS.
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Hey I just posted and this is crazy, but here’s a new blog, so read it maybe? http://ow.ly/caMvi  ‪#nptech‬ ‪#sm4sg‬
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She absolutely is. I can attest to this.
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Amy Sample Ward hung out with 4 people.Nicholas Erler, Jon Ray, NTEN, and Maddie Grant
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Apply today for the TLA - get the knowledge and resources you need to make the most of technology in your organization!
 
We're excited to announce that the Technology Leadership Academy is returning in 2012. Even better, thanks to the generous support of Google and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, we're able to offer the Academy at no charge to qualifying organizations. Learn more and apply for the TLA today!
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Would love to hear your tips for people heading to the #13NTC - plus any fun Minneapolis recommendations!
 
Are you headed to the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) this year? We're putting together tips to share with attendees and we'd love to hear suggestions from our community. Let us know any tips or local Minneapolis recommendations you have!
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Hell's Kitchen in Minneapolis is near to the hotel, and has amazing Sunday brunch (and cool atmosphere anytime!).
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Starting today, the world’s governments meet behind closed doors on the future of the Internet. Some governments want to increase censorship and regulate the web.

Tell them to keep it #freeandopen by signing the petition: http://goo.gl/tU9uY
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Fresh case studies! Ten nonprofits tell us about their transition to the cloud. Has your organization had success with a similar change? 
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Join me today for NTEN Office Hours in a hangout! Noon eastern.
 
Each Tuesday at noon eastern, we have online Office Hours to answer questions about NTEN, membership, or help connect people to resources or community members. Today, we are going to hold Office Hours in a Google Hangout! Mark your calendar and join us today at noon eastern!
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Social media for change strategist, trainer, collaborator
Employment
  • NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network
    CEO, 2013 - present
  • Amy Sample Ward
    Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator, 2007 - present
  • NTEN
    Membership Director, 2011 - 2013
  • Meyer Memorial Trust
    Communications and Learning Associate, 2007 - 2008
  • Chalkboard Project
    Technology and Information Coordinator, 2004 - 2007
  • Mambo Media
    Web Designer, 2005 - 2007
  • Chase Consulting and Design
    Web Designer, 2005 - 2007
  • TechSoup Global
    Global Community Development Manager, 2008 - 2011
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Portland, OR, USA
Previously
Indiana, USA - California, USA - Madrid, Spain - London, UK - New York, NY, USA
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Pretty darn sure we really can change the world.
Introduction
Amy Sample Ward is a blogger, facilitator and trainer focused on leveraging social technologies for social change. In 2009, she co-authored Social by Social: A practical guide to using new technologies to deliver social impact, and has contributed to various other publications about social media. She is a conversation-starter and thought-leader, writing about strategic uses of new technologies for communities and organizations on her blog and the Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Amy is the Membership Director at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network, the membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes.
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  • Valparaiso University
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