Published by Camilla on 21 Apr 2014

Wiser.org, the social network for sustainability closes its doors and looks back

The Wiser.org website closed on April 22nd 2014 – Earth Day. We are so grateful to everyone who has been part of this incredible journey towards a more just and sustainable world. In this final blog, we wanted to look back over the history of WiserEarth and Wiser.org, to not only share some of our […]

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Published by Camilla on 16 Apr 2014

14 best practices on running a tech platform while building community

In the 7 years since Wiser.org was launched, 100s of volunteers helped translate the content on the technology platform into 7 languages and millions of people from all over the world working on social or environmental change came to visit the site as well as the 80,000 members who regularly used the site to manage […]

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Published by Camilla on 15 Apr 2014

12 best practices on community building

Thanks to running Wiser.org globally for 7 years, we built up a lot of useful knowledge about running an online community. Feel free to share what you have learned from running your own community on this blog. Here are our top 12 best practices: Tip 1: Be clear on why you are building a community […]

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Published by Camilla on 18 Mar 2014

Wiser.org is closing

Dear Wiser.org friends, members and supporters, After many months of reflection and extensive feedback from Wiser.org members, editors and our board of directors, we have decided to close and archive the Wiser.org website. The archiving of the site will take place on April 10th 2014. It has been an incredible journey and we are so […]

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Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 11 Feb 2014

WiserLocal Story Series: Kumasi Earth Day Celebration and Prevention of Fire Outbreaks

                           WiserLocal Kumasi:                             Earth Day Celebration and Prevention of Fire Outbreaks Organized and writted by: Francis Owusu Takyi Date: April 22, 2013 The forestry commission of Ghana is to […]

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Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 04 Feb 2014

WiserLocal Story Series: Challenges and Difficulties for Graduating Women in China

The Challenges and Difficulties for Graduating Women in China by Jessica Lui Jessica recently hosted her first WiserLocal in Beijing, China. First she tells us about her experience, and then she shares some of her learnings from organizing the gathering.    Jessica and participants chose the topic “The Challenges and Difficulties for Graduating Women in China” […]

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Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 28 Jan 2014

WiserLocal Story Series: WiserDay in Italy

  Wiser Day Italy 2013 On March 9 and 10 the third Wiserday in Italy took place at the Casa Sociale Piamarta, Ariccia (Rome) The meeting was attended by 42 people from Bologna, Florence, Perugia, Naples, Palombara Sabina, Genoa, Milan, Rome, Arezzo and the Castelli Romani. This was the first time we experienced a two-day […]

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Published by Camilla on 24 Jan 2014

Wiser.org’s New Direction

January 2014   Dear Wiser.org members, I would like to update you on some important happenings at Wiser.org. However, before I do that, I would love to wish you a very happy and peace filled 2014. Wiser.org was initially born as a directory of thousands upon thousands of organizations and inspiring individuals – a place […]

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