In the wake of the Arab Spring, the organization Coptic Orphans wanted to help Egypt but was concerned about the safety of its volunteers. Nathan Hollenbeck discusses the difficult choices that diaspora organizations like his face when providing services to their homeland during a crisis.
How can we encourage the diaspora to give? Anh Ton offers organizations a four-step approach for working with first-time diaspora donors.
Dr. Ravi Gundlapalli, founder and CEO of MentorCloud, reflects on the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum and introduces a new online mentoring platform that unleashes the “smart power” of the U.S.-based diaspora.