(where social media meets social good). I highly recommend checking out this list and following some -- or all -- of the people on it.
Each year, Armchair Advocates compiles a
in social good, cause marketing, corporate responsibility and nonprofit technology. We have enjoyed following and learning from these tech-savvy influencers throughout the year. This is not an exhaustive list; but we hope these social do-gooders will inspire you to tweet, act, and make a difference.
How can tech and new media make our world a better place? Join the conversation with
A project of the Social Good Summit.
NY Bureau Chief, The Economist; co-author The Road From Ruin, Philanthrocapitalism &
and In Gold We Trust?
Where Talent Meets Purpose.
Things that matter. Pass ‘em on.
Fan, Surfer |
Top 10 Social Media Influencer | Co-creator
The mission of this Twitter profile is to serve as a portal to all nonprofit organizations on Twitter [by only following nonprofits and nonprofit staff].
Let’s talk about networked approaches & social media for training and capacity building for the nonprofit sector that leverage learning and impact.
Author of Momentum, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit, host of Social Good podcast. Thinking about social change.
Lover of photography, travel. Founded
, Fast Co. Most Generous Social Media Maven; Writer: Gates, Babble, HuffPost, IRP Zambia, Tanzania Fellow
#TheFeast gathers remarkable innovators from across industries to engage each other in creating world-shaking change. (Previously @alldaybuffet)
Charity Meets Style
Founder of Miss A | Charity Meets Style.™ Covering 21 cities w 1M+ readers/yr. As seen in: @VogueMagazine @Allure_magazine @Wmag @WashPost @Philanthropy @CNN
blogger, writer, nonprofit and cause marketer, Robin Hood Marketing author, Network for Good COO and mom of three
I innovate at Twitter, Inc. & wrote Twitter for Good. [Me: Speaker, Author, Blogger, MBA, Stanford/Oxford, Nonprofit Founder, World Wanderer.]
Frogloop follows the latest trends in non-profit communications, marketing, fundraising and technology.
Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, businesswoman, and mother. Dedicated to helping all people lead healthy, productive lives.
Marketing Strategist. Co-author, Marketing in the Round. Author, Welcome to the Fifth Estate. Agent for change.
Blogger, Selfishgiving.com. Your guide to doing well and good. Cause Marketing for Dummies on sale now. This way you don’t have to hear my wicked Boston accent.
social good champion, cause marketing & CSR blogger, curious global citizen & sudoku fanatic (Director
) – opinions are my own
Passionate connector who tweets about global innovation, social entrepreneurship, #CSR, #causemarketing, fundraising, engagement strategies & hosts #CSRChat
Network for Good
We provide practical, free fundraising trainings for nonprofits, and resources and software that make it as easy to donate online as it is to shop online.
Partner & Head of Strategy, Purpose | Co-founder, The Rules · purpose.com
Global agency team that partners with nonprofits, foundations and corporations to build brands, mobilize advocates and demonstrate social impact.
HopeMob is an amazing community of generous strangers that comes together to mob stories of need with real HOPE!
Mashable Social Good
News about social good events, innovations and non-profits from @Mashable.
New York Times columnist, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, co-author @Half the Sky,
@Mashable Content Coordinator + #socialgood writer | (Mis)using words for more than two decades
Dragon Fly Effect
Connect Social Media to Meaning. Proven strategies for harnessing the power of social media to drive social change by
Key donor intelligence.
TV & Radio Talk Show Host of The Chelsea Krost Show, Millennial Lifestyle Spokesperson. @UbyKotex Advocate, Author, Philanthropist, Health Enthusiast.
Experienced #Journalist; Blogger; Creative Communicator; #SocialMedia Strategist; Connecting #CSR, #sustainability, + #HR; Founder: Singh Solutions; ED @CSRwire
CEO of @Causecast. Social Entrepreneur/Investor pioneering Employee Engagement in CSR, Corporate Philanthropy, Volunteerism and Community Impact.
CSRwire is a widely-respected digital #media platform for #CSR, #sustainability & #ImpInv #news, reports & commentary. Join our #community & share your news!
The world is full of problems. GlobalGiving is full of solutions. 10+ years, 1,000+ projects in 100+ countries in 140 characters.
In love w/ global conversations that lead to solutions…and my family! Tweeting about it all (Dad, PR, Social Good, Int’l Development and Policy). Tweets=mine.
Social do-gooder. Sanity finder. Health & wellness writer at Babble. Media strategist. Sports nut. Carpooler. #actsofkindness #socialgood #payitforward
We bring together celebrities, fans and brands for social good & provide breaking news on how social media is changing our world!
Take action. Earn points. See impact. #GlobalCitizen Festival 2013, Global Citizen Tickets and more.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s official Twitter page, dispensing news, advice, and commentary about the nonprofit world
Business for Social Responsibility – BSR
Community and information on sustainability around the globe. BSR works with its network of nearly 300 member companies to create a just and sustainable world.
Follow us for the latest in innovation, social entrepreneurship and how you can make a difference. Why? Everyone Can Be a Changemaker.
Change.org is the world’s fastest growing platform for social change, empowering millions to start and join campaigns for social change in their communities.
Causes, social justice issues, actionable news and inspiring stories. Editors: @jessicaprois and @esgoldberg
Passionate for Good! #socialgood #nptech #sustainability Insatiably curious. Eternal optimist! PR & Marketing.
Morra Aarons Mele
Founder, WomenOnline/The Mission List; mom, online rabble rouser also
Leading cause marketing agency: Practical strategic partnership solutions w/real impact for companies, non-profits, agencies. Check out our BLOG.
I make the business case for #CSR & #sustainability. Write for @GuardianSustbiz @TriplePundit. @Inhabitat. Goal: internal sustainability & strategy comm.
Shelton Mercer III
Chief Operating Officer
|| Life/Leadership Coach I
at the corner of
Journalist, author, NYU faculty, social media strategist, new tech scribe, PopTech and SSIR blogger;
We work to help all people lead healthy, productive lives, focused on health, poverty, and opportunity. Follow our work: @gateshealth, @gatespoverty, @gatesed.
Leading @92Y, Social Good Summit, #GivingTuesday. Following @josiahtimms
are two parts of the same whole. Tweeting on workplace reform and social media activism
Founder of @worldmomsblog, a Forbes Top 100 Website for Women. Organizer, speaker, optimist. Lover of all things cultural and social good.
Philanthropy, Finance, Technology
onPhilanthropy is a leading provider of News, Jobs, and Community for nonprofit and corporate professionals working in the philanthropic sector.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is the author of the Tactical Philanthropy blog and an investment advisor who specializes in serving philanthropic families.
Philanthropy wonk on rebelmouse
ONE is a hard-headed movement of 3 million people around the world fighting the absurdity of #extremepoverty.
— inviting you to explore how the next generation is creating change through ideas, digital tools and people power with me.
EVP, Emerging Media and Technology at @EdelmanDigital . Former COO/Current Advisor to @mashable and former CDO of
president and editor-in-chief of the huffington post media group. mother. sister. flat shoe advocate. sleep evangelist.
#CSR Consultant #Sustainability Reporter, Human Resources Professional, Ice Cream Addict, Author of CSR for HR – see
Better business / CSR / sustainability / social enterprise / small business (SME) believer. Founder @coethica –
. Undisciplined runner.
Author, Leveraging Good Will.
consultant. Train/place corp execs on NGO/nonprofit boards.Blog
CSR & sustainability news, direct from companies
Blogging and tweeting about topics of Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Media.
Storytellers For Good is a team of journalists and photographers who aim to tell and promote stories of people and organizations making a positive difference.
@SavetheChildren Pres. & CEO. Champion for kid’s rights everywhere to survive/ thrive. Global, in the US – education, health, HIV/Aids, protection for children
Philanthropy consultant, evaluator, blogger & speaker. Mom and step-mom of five.
We run national cause campaigns. Tweets by CEO @nancylublin. Follow our designers @smithln @keri_goff. BizDev team @baylgreen @Naomi_NYC @muneerpanjwani
Comms. Director @ASTMH | Host of Pangea podcast – where media meets the world | Zambia @IRPChirps Fellow | Lover of black licorice
Highlighting forces of good in the Twitter community.
Caroline Preston, senior reporter at The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
SocialEarth promotes social entrepreneurs, businesses and ideas. Tag #SocEnt. Tweets by @erikeliason @writerpollock @naiomieliason.
Echoing Green – Think Big. Be Bold. Drive Change.
Being the change I want to see in the world. SVP Digital Marketing @lippetaylor. Board member @shesthefirst. @thecausemo Founder. In love w/@tdavidson.
Director of Social Strategy for American Red Cross, but you can blame me for these tweets.
Connecting people, ideas and resources with the United Nations.
Karen M. Sieminski
Digital Stylist – Inspired by #socialgood. Creative. #WomenLead. Cause/#nonprofit consultant. #GivingTuesday Ambassador
Hyper-engaged citizen; proponent for reimagining the roles of philanthropy and finance; cofounder of
; blogger at
GOOD is the global association of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits powering what works.
Passionate Stanford GSB Philanthropy Lecturer. Founder-SV2, Stanford PACS, & Giving 2.0. Author-Giving 2.0. Addictions: My Trophy Husband, Laughter & Generosity
Aussie dad & marketing/social media guy working for a PR company. Into philanthropy, music, running, travel. SVP at @WeberShandwick Founder of @TeamUp4NonProf
Stacey H. Weckstein
Heart-Centered Blogger, Community Manager & Social Media Strategist. Intuitive Visionary. Bold Pioneer. Snapshot of Inspiration. Mom.
CSR is more than press releases. It is videos, blogs, and more. 3BL is the leading distributor of CSR & sustainability news and content across the social web.
Mother of Cause Marketing addicted to constant evolution of authentic cause linkages and deep social impact.
RESULTS-Grassroots Organizer US Poverty, Shot@Life Champion, MOMentumNation Cont. Ed., White House Champion of Change, Charity Miles All Star (runner), Writer
VP @BigDuck — passionate about smart communications for nonprofits, online fundraising, branding, and activism. Brooklynite, LGBTQ advocate, foodie
Recovering actor. Anglophile. Love my #socialgood & #socialmedia work @Companies4Good. BU grad. Californian at heart. (RTs ≠ endorsements)
Third Eye Mom
I am an avid writer, volunteer, and world traveler who also advocates for Shot@Life and ONE Moms to end global poverty. Member of @globalteamof200
Philanthropy & nonprofit specialist. Community leader. Disclaimer: I am employed by the Foundation Center. Tweets @SShiroma do not represent the FC. Views mine.
Social media consultant, travel and tech writer. Lover of nature and wine. Forbes Top10 Social Media Influencer.
Head Comm guy at VolunteerMatch. Look for tweets on #nonprofits #socialgood #CSR #nptech #sm4sg #socent & #media. I heart OAK.
NPQ is the nonprofit sector’s leading management journal. Tweets on nonprofit trends, news, democratic activism, philanthropy and more.
@Oxfam Humanitarian Campaigner ¦ Specialize in digital campaigns ¦ #ArmsTreaty, #Syria, & #UN ¦ Fan of @controlarms ¦ Views my own but you’re welcome to borrow.
Wharton professor and author of GIVE AND TAKE. Dad, former springboard diver and magician, Anagram aficionado, wannabe superhero, but only a supertaster.
I believe in the heart of a person–power of the people. Apply social innovation, marketing & tech for good @RTI_Intl. Professor @ AU. Advocate @Research_MS.
U.S. diplomat [@statedept Foreign Service Officer] tweeting #socialgood / #development / #diplomacy / #CSR / Founder of ArmchairAdvocates.com [Tweets=opinion]
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