Authors / Biography

Jennifer James

Title Founder
Organization Mom Bloggers for Social Good

Jennifer James is an early pioneer of the mom blogging movement and founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, a global coalition of mom bloggers who use social media and blogging to advance information to their networks about pressing global issues.

Posts By Jennifer James

5 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Matters

Every year 830,000 newborns’ lives could be saved if they are breastfed within the first hour after birth. That means 22 percent of newborn deaths could be wholly avoided if breastfeeding is started within the crucial first hour after delivery.

Save the Children Releases New Report on Motherhood in Conflict

Every year Save the Children releases its annual State of the World's Mothers report and each year a magnifying glass is held up to motherhood around the world and how mothers fare based solely on where they live. Now in its fifteenth year, Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers report puts into clear perspective the countries where motherhood is best and worst. This year Save the Children focuses its attention on motherhood in crisis.

Are There Real Best Buys in Global Health?

What are the best buys in global health? While many may automatically think of key interventions that are both cost effective and save lives, the best buy in global health overall turns out to be health systems strengthening.

Women Helping Women in Johannesburg's Townships

Jabulile Tlhabane is a longtime member of Rebecca’s Well, a small nonprofit that provides help and healing for women and girls in need as well as microfinance and enterprising skills. I met with Tlhabane to learn more about their work.

Easy Tips for Smaller Nonprofits to Maximize Social Media

I often hear from small nonprofits that manpower is scarce when it comes to dedicating someone to be the social media maven of the organization and that the social media learning curve is difficult to overcome.