Author Archives: Roshani Kothari

Digital Strategies: Engaging Influencers, Creating Champions

by Roshani Kothari and Heather Ratcliff (co-organizers of NetSquared DC) Nonprofits often struggle with creating effective content and engagement* strategies. It’s not enough to just share stories about your impact, but how do you mobilize and engage people who are passionate about issues you’re working on? NetSquared DC organized a panel discussion at the innovative […]

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Exhibit: Dreaming of Cuba…Soñando de Cuba

The Dreaming of Cuba exhibit is now being shown at the Teaism at Lafayette Park located at 800 Connecticut Ave. NW. This follows the November 10 exhibit and dialogue on Cuba at the Petworth Citizen, which took place during FotoWeekDC. About the Exhibit Close your eyes and think of Cuba…What types of images does it […]

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All About Tiny Homes: Interview with Brian Levy

On May 16, 2015 I had the pleasure of going to the Micro Showcase Open House. This was no ordinary open house! The tiny home I visited was in a hidden area in the alley. When I walked inside the gate, I was struck by all the vegetables, herbs, and flowers flourishing in the garden. […]

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Smart Girls Interview Uncut

It was great to reconnect with Karen Graham, Idealware’s new Executive Director, at the NTEN/NetSquared Community Organizers meeting following the Nonprofit Technology conference in Austin from March 4-6, 2015. After the meeting, she emailed me to see if I would be willing to do an interview for her blog Smart Girl Consulting. I responded I […]

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Poem: Bulbs Emerging

I was inspired to write this poem after reading Solas Nua (New Light in Irish) @solasnuacht ‪#‎heresthestory‬ and getting gorgeous Spring bulbs for the garden. Bulbs Emerging Roshani Kothari April 5, 2015 Buried deep within the dark, moist soil Listening to the winds, sounds of birds chirping Wondering what lies above Wondering what this Spring […]

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Drupal for Good: Interview with Porter Mason, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

In preparation for the BoF on Drupal for Good at Drupalcon in Amsterdam, I asked Porter Mason, Director of Digital Platforms, with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to share their Drupal experience. If you work with a nonprofit and would like to share your Drupal experience, share your experience by filling out this form. 1. […]

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La Conquista del Tomate

I harvested these beautiful tomatoes this morning from my garden and they inspired me to write this poem. Since tomatoes originated in the Andes, I decided to write the poem in Spanish first and translate it into English afterwards. Wow little did I realize how difficult it is to translate poetry from Spanish to English! […]

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Exhibit: Plant Journeys

Join me in this journey not to another country, but to another kingdom–the Plant Kingdom! Gardening is both rewarding and challenging for me. I am always learning new things. For example, it is so important to continually build and nourish the soil. Gardening is not just about growing plants, but growing the soil. Check out […]

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Plant Quiz

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Green Your Home: Resources You Can Use

Greening your home can help you save money and save the environment at the same time.  Some people don’t care about going green, but most everyone cares about saving money.  Little changes you make in your own home have ripple effects and help to make a difference locally and globally. You may wonder if the effort […]

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