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Delivered as part of the PhilanthropyNYU Journal's 1st Annual "Meet the Authors" Celebration, during which I presented elements of my article, Simplicity, Inclusions & Ingenuity: What African Tech …

Delivered as part of the PhilanthropyNYU Journal's 1st Annual "Meet the Authors" Celebration, during which I presented elements of my article, Simplicity, Inclusions & Ingenuity: What African Tech Companies Can Teach U.S. Nonprofits."

Link to my PhilanthropyNYU article: http://www.philanthropynyu.org/polIssueStory.cfm?Doc_id=200

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  • 1. PHILANTHROPYNYU JOURNAL1ST ANNUAL “MEET THE AUTHORS”CELEBRATION“SIMPLICITY, INCLUSION & INGENUITY:WHAT AFRICAN TECH COMPANIESCAN TEACH U.S. NONPROFITS”BY @LIZNGONZIMAY 9, 2013
  • 2. PhilanthropyNYU Article Link:“SIMPLICITY, INCLUSION &INGENUITY:WHAT AFRICAN TECH COMPANIESCAN TEACH U.S. NONPROFITS”
  • 3. AUTHOR / PRESENTER@LIZNGONZI | EN33@NYU.EDU | 732.208.3304AFRICA / US:• TECH FOR DEVELOPMENT• NONPROFIT / NGO BRANDING /FUNDRAISING• SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP• WOMEN / MINORITIES IN LEADERSHIP &ENTREPRENEURSHIPLIZNGONZICONSULTANT | SPEAKER | EDUCATOR
  • 4. WHY THIS PIECE…NOW?CURRENT RESULTS OF A GOOGLE SEARCH ABOUT“AFRICAN PEOPLE:
  • 5. WHY THIS PIECE…NOW?CNN RECOGNITION OF THESE TECH VOICES IN THE AFRICACONVERSATION
  • 6. MOBILE IN AFRICA
  • 7. M-PESA MOBILE MONEY SOLUTION HAS RE-DEFINED THE ROLEOF AFRICANS IN THEIR OWN CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT
  • 8. TECH INNOVATIONS IN AFRICA FROMWHICH U.S. NONPROFITS CAN LEARN
  • 9. KENYANS4KENYA LEVERAGED NEW MEDIA TO CATALYZE ALL STRATA OF KENYANSOCIETY AND BEYOND TO DONATE TO DROUGHT RELIEF EFFORTS IN KENYA
  • 10. TEXT FOR LIFE FACILITATES BLOOD DONOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
  • 11. ICOW’S AGRICULTURAL PLATFORM HELPS SMALL SCALEFARMERS TO MORE EFFECTIVELY MANAGE LIVESTOCK
  • 12. THE USHAHIDI PLATFORM FACILITATES INFORMATION COLLECTION,VISUALIZATION AND INTERACTIVE MAPPING WORLDWIDE
  • 13. CONTENT: SOURCE:Liz Ngonzi Photo: SK Media GroupGoogle Search Image Results “African people:: http://bit.ly/177rUz6CNN African Tech Voices Image: http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2012/02/world/interactive.africa.tech/M-Pesa Mobile Money Agent Image: http://www.reuters.com/article/slideshow/idUSTRE55000D20090601#a=1Mobile Phones in Africa Infographic http://afrographique.tumblr.com/post/7087562485/infographic-depicting-smart-and-dumb-mobileMobile Devices in Africa Infographic http://afrographique.tumblr.com/post/5223877872/an-infographic-depicting-mobile-devices-by-brandM-Pesa Video Screen Shot: http://blip.tv/cgap/m-pesa-mobile-money-3956025KenyansforKenya Homepage Screenshot: http://www.kenyansforkenya.org/Blood Link Foundation Screen Shots: BloodLink FoundationiCow Website Screen Shot: http://www.icow.co.ke/What is the Ushahidi Platform Video Screen Shot: http://vimeo.com/7838030