Beth Kanter

Culture change
United States
Beth Kanter
Beth is an internationally recognized thought leader in networks, digital transformation, philanthropy, wellbeing in the workplace and training. Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in capacity building and has facilitated trainings for thousands of social change activists and nonprofits on every continent in the world. She is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop leader. Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media,” Beth was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2009-2013. She is the author of the award-winning Networked Nonprofit Books and The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout ( published by J.Wiley. Her clients include foundations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. For an overview of Beth’s approach to designing and delivering workshops for nonprofit professionals, please see:

Geographic experience

North America, South Asia, South-East Asia, Continental Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Africa



Experience as a coach (formal/informal)

25 years

Experience as a facilitator

25 years

UFacilitator stage


Beth could lead projects that involve working with non-profits on training, culture building, wellbeing, organizational development, digital transformation, virtual facilitation.


Human rights, social justice, women’s rights, environment sustainability, women’s home-based businesses, art and music


  • Methodologies creatively used: Open space, World cafe, Luma, The Basic Bootcamp
  • How to design an engaging virtual training/ session
  • Human rights, social justice, women’s rights, environmental sustainability, women’s home-based businesses, art, and music
  • Great at managing anxiety in the face of ambiguity and adapting as needed
  • Has worked in complex situations of conflict and multiple stakeholders
  • Very process-oriented and structured
  • Great at coaching people in the skill of facilitation

Areas of development and learning

  • Nothing specific

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