EPIP Webinar: 10 Reasons You Should Be Using Social Media for Professional Development and 4 Ways to Get Started

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Join Sadia Kalam from Cause Effective and Erin Barnes from ioby for a webinar on reasons to use social media and four easy ways to get started. We'll cover case studies of what's happening online that you're missing out on and the tactics that the social sector is using to make real change using the most robust digital tools. And for those who cower in the shadow of the digerati, we'll cover four smart ways you can make the most of your limited time. This webinar will not go over the same old, tired, boring top ten best practices of using social channels, but we will give you a list of those resources to go to. This is a participatory, thought-provoking hour on maximizing your potential by tapping the best of what's out there.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
12pm PDT/3pm EDT


Presenter Bios

Erin Barnes is an environmental writer with a background in water management. She worked as a writer on climate change and other pressing environmental issues for high-level U.S. elected officials and others before coming to ioby full time. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Manhattan Land Trust that manages urban community gardens to preserve, improve, and promote community managed open spaces for the benefit of all.

From 2007-2008, she was the environmental editor at Men’s Journal Magazine and wrote for other publications such as New York and Plenty. From 2003-2005, she worked as a community organizer and public information officer at the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition in Portland, Oregon.

While completing her Master of Environmental Management in water science, economics, and policy at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, she was a U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies scholar in Portuguese. She did field research on socio-economic values of water in Goyena, Nicaragua, and the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon. Her report “Market Values of the Commercial Fishery on the Madeira River: Calculating the Costs of the Santo Antônio and Jirau Dams to Fishermen in Rondônia, Brasil and Pando-Beni, Bolivia” was published in the Tropical Resources Institute Journal in 2007.

Erin holds a B.A. in English and American Studies from the University of Virginia. She has lived in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, since 2008.

Sadia Kalam joined Cause Effective as Project Manager in 2011. She provides marketing, evaluation and program support for a wide variety of Cause Effective initiatives. Sadia has a background in communications, program development and community engagement. She has previously worked with the Philadelphia Youth Network, Sadie Nash Leadership Project, the Cricket Island Foundation and the Center for High Impact Philanthropy. Sadia has served as a board member at South Asian Youth Action and currently serves on the steering committee of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP). She holds a MS degree in Nonprofit/NGO Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Philosophy from New York University.



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