Top 5 #Back2School Online Tools

Published on August 30, 2013 by Magda Alexandra Torres

It’s Back2School season! Are you prepared to go back to school? Make sure you check these online tools to impress you colleagues in class. Continue reading


How to get the most out of online learning

Published on May 28, 2013 by Magda Alexandra Torres

Are universities on the verge of disappearing? Is online learning going to take over classroom education? How can we get the most out of the new available tools for online learning? Here are some suggestions to make your online education more useful. Continue reading

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Bhupesh Shah: Marketing Meets Education

Published on July 30, 2012 by Liam Boogar

With technology advancing as quickly as it is, there is often a sense that academia and education will be left in the dust. Professors can be seen as being out of touch with the youth … Continue reading

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Iman Bibars: Social Entrepreneur Changing Lives

Published on June 14, 2012 by Liz Wilson

While political turmoil grabs the headlines in Egypt, Iman Bibars and her team at Ashoka are quietly fostering social change through encouraging and enabling social entrepreneurship. Iman is the Regional Director in the Arab world … Continue reading

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Sahana Chattopadhyay: How to Make Business Social

Published on May 22, 2012 by Liz Wilson

Tips on communication and content curation in the enterprise from a thought-leading community manager. Continue reading


How To Share Online Without Worrying About Reputation

Published on April 20, 2012 by Evren Kiefer

Things go wrong sometimes with our online sharing. Being defensive and fearful is counter-productive. Handling these situations well is a good skill to have. Continue reading


The Engineers Sans Frontières Are Back

Published on March 28, 2012 by Liz Wilson’s desert adventurers complete their 11-day rally to help school children in Morocco. Continue reading

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Jane Friedman: How to Get Published

Published on March 21, 2012 by Liz Wilson

Is there an author in you? Then you need to follow Jane and learn how to self-publish in a way that will get you readers… Continue reading

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S. C. Nair: The Farmers’ Champion

Published on February 20, 2012 by Liz Wilson

One farmer-blogger in Kerala is building an online community for Indian farmers and campaigning to preserve the agricultural environment… Continue reading


Storymoja: Changing Kenya with Books

Published on January 27, 2012 by Liz Wilson

Books are drudgery to many Kenyans. Students burn their books after graduation. So five authors set up book publisher Storymoja to get Kenyans reading for pleasure. Aleya Jamel tells how they plan to convince … Continue reading

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Maria Grazia: Using Social Media to Share a Literary Passion

Published on January 15, 2012 by Liz Wilson

Maria lives in a small town not far from Rome, Italy,where it’s almost impossible to meet fellow Janeites. connects her with JA lovers worldwide. Continue reading

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Mohammed Ademo: Citizen Journalism in Africa

Published on December 22, 2011 by Liam Boogar

Raised in the Oromia region in Ethiopia, Mohammed Ademo never lost touch of his roots. A dual-degree Masters candidate in Journalism and International Affairs at Columbia University, Mohammed has worked with non-profit organizations as a … Continue reading


Engineers Sans Frontières: 4L Trophy, Rally of Hope

Published on December 14, 2011 by Liz Wilson

Meet Mehdi, Dorian and Albéric — three students who are putting their passion for cars and humanitarian aid to work to help underprivileged schoolchildren in Morocco. Donate to help! In February 2012 the three, who … Continue reading


Philippe Aigrain: Striking a Blow for Digital Freedom

Published on December 1, 2011 by Liz Wilson

This interview is part of an exclusive series is doing with the CulturaDigital.Br festival in Rio. Continue reading

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Chris Augeri, PhD: When Disaster Strikes

Published on November 10, 2011 by Liam Boogar

As we read online about disasters across the world, many of us wonder what we can do to help. Technologist, imagery specialist and concerned local Chris Augeri crowd-sourced curated information through, Ushahidi and Crowdmap, … Continue reading


Jessica Buchleitner: Giving Women a Voice

Published on October 19, 2011 by Liz Wilson

Meet Jessica Buchleitner, on a mission to tell the world how strong women are, even in the face of war or repression. She single-handedly runs the 50 Women Project, a book, blog and soon humanitarian foundation to improve … Continue reading


Kate Morgan: Curating the Classroom

Published on October 12, 2011 by Liz Wilson

Meet Kate Morgan: an educator inspiring her students through social media and finding the good in it for academia. publisher since June 2011.


Chiara Ferrara: Rowing with T-Rex

Published on June 7, 2011 by Kelly Hungerford

Meet Chiara Ferrara, a.k.a “Rexie” : Inspiring athlete and rower, social media enthusiast, Community Manager at Cambridge University and publisher of the Rowing Daily since Novemeber 2010.