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Joleen Ong

Marketing & Publications Director
Portland, Oregon
Joleen is a strong advocate of the nonprofit sector's role in bringing about social change, and the power of smart communications and technology to make this happen. Prior to NTEN, she served as the Communications Manager at the human rights organization Social Accountability International in New York. Joleen's roots are in campus organizing, and has led numerous successful campaigns to increase responsible procurement with Fair Trade.
Joleen earned her MS in Nonprofit Management from the New School, and BA in International Studies and Spanish/Anthropology at the College of New Jersey. She has led presentations on the topic of nonprofit marketing, communications and sustainability worldwide, and is a webinar trainer at fundsforngos.org. She is also a contributor to the 2014 publication, 'Annual Editions: Technologies, Social Media, and Society' and editor of two award-winning short documentaries.