Amy Sample Ward

Dedicated to supporting and educating nonprofits and the progressive social change sector about evolving technologies that cultivate and engage communities.

Collaborative Technologies for Social Impact: How Survivors Connect leverages the web and you can, too!

I originally wrote this feature for the World Pulse magazine. Due to space restrictions, unfortunately, it will not be included in the upcoming issue. I didn't want the spotlight to go dark on Aashika and her work, though, so am posting it here! Please share it with your networks! ----- Aashika Damodar & collaborative technology for social impact...more

For my mom on Ada Lovelace Day

Today (March 24th) is Ada Lovelace Day, “an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.”  People around the world are sharing stories about women in technology and science via blogs, Twitter and other social media, as well as coming together offline for events in various countries (you can find events on the FindingAda.com site)....more

Celebrate Today: One Web. For All.

Today is OneWebDay! A day of on and offline events spanning the globe celebrating the Web.  This year’s theme is One Web. For All. bringing attention to issues and work on digital inclusion. One Web. For All. ...more

BlogHer08: The Second Life Experience

Britt Bravo is on a much-deserved vacation, so I'm stepping in for her on the Net Squared community blog.  Ever since Friday and Saturday when I participated in BlogHer08 in Second Life, I can't stop reflecting on all that I learned!  I posted some of my thoughts on the Net Squared blog (and wanted to share them with you as well). ...more