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Two-Part Roundtable on how nonprofits can use storytelling and data

Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) exists to provide integrated technology services to nonprofits and other mission-based organizations, and it's also our pleasure to offer you professional development opportunities though our Roundtable series.

We invite nonprofit professionals to apply for a full scholarship to a two-part Roundtable on how nonprofit organizations can effectively combine storytelling with data in order to achieve their goals. Our featured guest will be Omar Rashed, director of systems and data management at Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation.

"Tech Networks of Boston Roundtable: Write For Impact and Reach Your Goals”" (Part 1)

July 17th, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon

o Learn to use an effective tool

o See for yourself the power of applying storytelling principles (and the disadvantage of neglecting them)

o Practice implementing the tool for relevant, real-life situations specific to your work

o Collaborate with your peers and the facilitator to maximize your understanding and application of the tool

o Walk away with simple one-page references that will help you continue to use the tool on an ongoing basis

"Tech Networks of Boston Roundtable: Data For Impact With Different Audiences" (Part 2)

10:00 am to 12:00 noon

o Understand the principles of effective versus ineffective data presentation approaches

o Learn how to connect “numbers” to real stories (i.e. individuals) for maximum impac

o Understand what “social math” is, and how you can use it to your advantage so your audience can understand and relate to the data instead of getting lost and overwhelmed by the numbers

o See for yourself what impacts you can accomplish by telling a good story with data

o Practice generating meaningful data presentations with relevant, real-life situations specific to your work

o Learn how to tailor data presentations to various audiences

o Collaborate with your peers and the facilitator to maximize your understanding and application of the data principles for different audiences

o Walk away with simple one-page references that will help you continue to use these data presentation strategies and adaptations for various audiences

If you are an employee of a nonprofit organization, and would like to apply for a full scholarship to this Tech Networks of Boston offering, please follow this link:

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Tech-Networks-of-Boston-Roundtables--Write-for-Impact-and-Reach-Your-Goals--and-Data-for-Impact-with-Different-Audiences.html?soid=1101034548868&aid=BLFMYKh-6Yg

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