Thenera Bailey

Thenera Bailey is the President/CEO of the SISGI Group. In this capacity she serves as the Interim Director of the SISGI Beyond Good Ideas Foundation, the organization’s nonprofit charitable division, and as the Editor of the social research blog, NotEnoughGood.com. Thenera has an accomplished career as a consultant, trainer and technical assistance provider to programs, organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, corporations, schools and school districts. She has extensive experience in social entrepreneurship, strategic planning, training, and nonprofit management, and general start-up and expansion assistance. Email Thenera at tbailey@sisgigroup.org

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Sep 23

Key Quotes from Social Good Summit 2016 – Day Two

What an amazing two days at the Social Good Summit 2016. From the Vice President calling on us to challenge the way we manage cancer research to Demi Lovato sharing her challenges with mental illness and addiction, the US policies around social issues were pushed into a global conversation. Besides the celebrity ambassadors, there were …

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Sep 19

Key Quotes from the Social Good Summit 2016 – Day One

As we sat in the digital media lounge we prepared for a day full of insight and inspiration on social good from around the global. The  annual SocialGood Summit is the intersection between technology + social good and as a company interested in innovation it is a chance to hear from global changemakers utilizing innovation to address …

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Sep 27

The Potential for Awesomeness – 2012 Social Good Summit

The annual Social Good Summit kicked off Saturday September 22 with another amazing line-up of speakers from around the globe. This year the event truly created a global conversation with the event and livestream translated into 7 languages. As the head of an organization that views technology and innovation as a way to move the …

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Nov 07

Networks and Connections at the IS Conference

It is always fascinating to be in a room full of people focused on changing the issues that plague society. For some it will be improving education, for others it is funding that next great social innovation. For others it may be researching and determining the best way to address a community health crisis. Though …

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Sep 23

Social Good Summit Recap Day 4 and Final Thoughts

What a week! This summit provided a great opportunity for networking with social change leaders, social media gurus and others interested in social issues. The connections made through social media and the opportunity to connect activities happening around New York at the United Nations and the Clinton Global Initiative provided a holistic view of global …

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Sep 22

Social Good Summit Recap – Day 3

Once again day three of the summit brought amazing stories, ideas and statistics from around the globe. The crowd size is smaller, but the speakers are no less interesting or engaging. Key Takeaway – Big Ideas, Big Challenges and a Need for Collaboration and New Strategies The issues of child and maternal health were once …

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Sep 21

Social Good Summit Recap – Day 2

So day two of the Social Good Summit, was another jam packed day of speakers and social media. Key Takeaway- Empowerment of women is more important than ever Geena Davis, actor and advocate, shared a startling statistic that the United States is responsible for 80% of all media, so we are in fact exporting many …

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Sep 20

Social Good Summit Recap – Day One

I walked into the 92Y building just a few minutes before the program was scheduled to start. I was attending the Social Good Summit presented by Mashable, the UN Foundation, 92nd Street Y and sponsored by Ericsson, which is a four day event starting September 19th during UN week. I scanned the room looking for …

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Jul 27

Make It Last Forever

Many of us working for social change have used the analogy of trying to teach a man to fish rather than giving him a fish, to explain the work that we are doing. We know and understand that creating long term impact rather than a band-aid solution is the ideal model. So in our efforts …

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Apr 27

Can we PLEASE focus on a real education issue?

Donald Trump has asked for the President to provide his birth certificate several times and has made a new statement that the President wasn’t “Qualified for the Ivy League.” I am not sure how the President performed at Harvard, and honestly I think it is a question that the American public should not really care about. …

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