Amy Sample Ward

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Driven by a belief that the nonprofit technology community can be a movement-based force for positive change, Amy is NTEN’s CEO and former membership director. Her prior experience in direct service, policy, philanthropy, and capacity-building organizations has also fueled her aspirations to create meaningful, inclusive, and compassionate community engagement and educational opportunities for all organizations. Amy inspires the NTEN team and partners around the world to believe in community-generated change. She believes technology can help nonprofits reach their missions more effectively, efficiently, and inclusively, and she’s interested in everything from digital equity to social innovation.

Job History

June 2013 - present

Social Change Anytime Everywhere
Author and speaker
January 2013 - present

Social by Social
Co-Author and Facilitator
January 2009 - present

Stanford Social Innovation Review
March 2008 - present

Nonprofit Technology Network & NetSquared
Community Organizer
January 2008 - present

Amy Sample Ward's Version of NPTech
Speaker, facilitator, blogger
May 2007 - present

Membership Director
March 2011 - May 2013

Digital Advisor
June 2011 - September 2012

World Pulse
Author, Women and Technology Column
January 2011 - December 2011

TechSoup Global
Community Development Manager, CDI
August 2008 - February 2011

Meyer Memorial Trust
Communications & Learning Associate
January 2007 - August 2008

Chalkboard Project
Information & Technology Coordinator
May 2004 - January 2007