Business Fights Poverty was established in March of 2008 to pioneer new ways of fighting poverty utilizing economic and business opportunities by groups and individuals. Founder and Director, Zahid Torres-Rahman discovered and implemented the perfect platform for his idea through a chance conversation and a day’s worth of work.
Online community guidelines detail the types of behaviors that are and are not appropriate on your community. They include things that some might consider obvious, but they also include items that are somewhat unique to you and your community. I liken an online community to a country. Each country has culture, laws and social norms that make it different from every other country.
Manny Hernandez is a
nonprofit leader, a recognized social media author and a passionate
diabetes advocate. He is a frequent speaker at international
conferences about health, diabetes and social media and has been
interviewed by The NY Times, NPR, Fox News Health and Bloomberg
News on these topics. He authored ‘Ning for Dummies’ and has
collaborated in other books on social media and health
Manny heads the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), a nonprofit that connects, engages and empowers people touched by diabetes through its social networks on Ning, TuDiabetes.org (in English) and EsTuDiabetes.org (in Spanish) and programs like The Big Blue Test and No-Sugar Added Poetry. DHF offers information and support to more than 200,000 people around the world every month.
This is the second in a two-part series by Ning’s Marketing intern, Nicholas O’Farrell, on teen mobile use. You can check out his earlier post on the basics of mobile in the teenage world.