Master Trainer, Author, Speaker, and Author
Beth Kanter is a well-established international leader in nonprofits’ use of networks, data, and learning. Her first book “The Networked Nonprofit,” introduced the sector to a new way of thinking and operating in a connected world. Her second book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” is a practical guide for using measurement and learning to achieve social impact. She published her third book “Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout” in 2016. She is the author of Beth’s Blog where she writes about networks, data, learning, training and facilitation techniques and self-care, one of the longest running and most popular nonprofit blogs.
Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in technology, training, and capacity and has facilitated trainings for nonprofits on every continent in the world (except Antarctica). She trained and experienced in participatory facilitation techniques such as design thinking, open space, and world café online and face-to-face book and hybrids. She is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media,” Beth was
Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2009-2013.
Her past and current clients include Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Kauffman Foundation, Gates Foundation, Brainerd Foundation, Knight Foundation, Knight Digital Media Center, Edutopia, HHS, and others. She currently serves as adjunct professor at Middlebury where she prepares graduate students for their internships at international nonprofits and how to use online networking tools to advance their careers.
Web Site: http://www.bethkanter.org
Twitter id: @kanter