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Maddie Grant. Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it.

Maddie Grant

They are here to share their insights and advice with you. Maddie Grant, CAE is the co-author of Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating thesocial web andHumanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Maddie is also the lead editor for SocialFishing, one of the most visited and respected blogs written for association executives, where she gets to express her viewpoint as a classic Gen-X early adopter and “shiny new toy” addict. As the chief social media strategist for SocialFish, Maddie draws from more than 10 years of experience in marketing, communications, and international business operations to help associations large and small build capacity for using social media to achieve business results.

Find Maddie at www.socialfish.org. Rohit Bhargava. Ammar Abdulhamid. Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it.

Ammar Abdulhamid

They are here to share their insights and advice with you. Ammar Abdulhamid is a liberal democracy activist whose anti-regime activities led to his exile from Syria on September 7, 2005. He now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his supporting family: his wife Khawla, and their two children: Oula (b. 1986) and Mouhanad (b. 1990). Ammar is the founder and director of the Tharwa Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to democracy promotion in the Greater Middle East and North Africa region. Ken Kaplan. Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it.

Ken Kaplan

They are here to share their insights and advice with you. “All we have to decide is what to do with the information that is given us.” Ken Kaplan is a family guy interested in technology, photography, video making and travel, especially between San Francisco and Italy. Beth Kanter. Beth Kanter is the author of Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media , one of the longest running and most popular blogs for nonprofits.

Beth Kanter

She co-authored the book titled “ The Networked Nonprofit ” with Allison Fine published by J Wiley in 2010 that received Honorable Mention for the Terry McAdams Award. Beth has over 30 years working in the nonprofit sector in technology, training, capacity building, evaluation, fundraising, and marketing. In 2009, she was named by Fast Company Magazine as one of the most influential women in technology and one of Business Week’s “ Voices of Innovation for Social Media .”

She was named Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in 2009-2012. Content Curation Primer. Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation?

Content Curation Primer

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. Howard Rheingold. Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it.

Howard Rheingold

They are here to share their insights and advice with you. Howard Rheingold is a critic, writer, and teacher; his specialties are on the cultural, social and political implications of modern communication media such as the Internet, mobile telephony and virtual communities (a term he is credited with inventing). Check him out at and “Rheingold U! What it is —> is —>up to us.” Daniel Watson. “All we have to decide is what to do with the information that is given us.”

Daniel Watson

Our Lord of Curation series presents to you some of the great curators on Scoop.it. They are here to share their insights and advice with you. Daniel Watson is an Experienced Director, Senior Executive, Business Owner, Management Consultant and SME Business Transformation Specialist with broad experience in a range of Australian industries and sectors. - What is curation to you? I find that curation provides me with: