Meeting Archive:
Transforming Communities Through Apps: Part II


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Meeting Description:
Interested in discovering more about developing apps to transform your community? Join us on Thursday, January 10 at 11 a.m. Pacific time for a webinar designed especially for nonprofits and libraries!

This webinar is the second part of a series on apps, as part of the App It Up project: Transforming Communities. We'll feature guests from nonprofits and libraries who will share their hands-on experience with you.

Jolkona's Adnan Mahmud and volunteer Punit Java will talk about the process they used to create a mobile app for the Windows Phone.

Date: Thu, Jan 10, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM PST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Becky Wiegand
 Presenter Information
Ariel Gilbert-Knight
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Ariel is a technology analyst at TechSoup Global, where she researches and writes about technology topics for nonprofits and libraries.

Adnan Mahmud
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Adnan Mahmud started, a nonprofit organization aimed at inspiring the next generation of philanthropists by making it easy to make micro-donations to global development projects online. Adnan also has over 8 years of experience managing technology-related projects at Microsoft. He recently left Microsoft to launch geocko, a start-up company building technology solutions for nonprofits to easily create compelling giving experiences.

Punit Java
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Punit is passionate about finding new ways to connect people with technology to enrich their lives. He has several years of experience building mobile and embedded products with Microsoft, Amazon, and through his own private ventures. Punit has a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo. Punit played a significant role in envisioning and developing Jolkona's Windows Phone app.

Becky Wiegand
Becky Wiegand is an editor with TechSoup Global, where she writes and edits articles, manages the TechSoup Blog team, and presents for nonprofits about technology needs. Prior to joining TechSoup Global, Becky was the Manager of Online Communications at Choice USA, where she managed Choice Words, the group blog, online communications strategies, internal technology needs (as the "accidental techie"), and developed content to mobilize and engage supporters. She previously worked with the Moving Ideas Network at The American Prospect magazine and worked for Youth Advocate Program International, two nonprofit public policy and advocacy organizations in Washington, DC. She writes about her experiences with technology at smaller nonprofit organizations on the TechSoup Blog.