Go Where the Young People Are: Using Social Media to Reach and Engage Youth, Scale Projects, and Build Sustainability

Time: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Spotlight: 
Technology
Session Description: 

Are you taking full advantage of posts, contacts, tweets and friends in your youth programming? Web-based social networking services make it possible to connect people who share interests and activities across political, economic, and geographic borders. Hear about the landscape from a leading academic, gain strategic insights and lessons learned a successful social media campaign implemented by a USAID program and learn what the future holds from Facebook.

Moderator:
Loubna Skalli-Hanna, Assistant Professor, American University School of International Service (USA)

Speakers: 
Kathleen Vickland
CARANA Corporation
Carlos Marroquin
CARANA Corporation (El Salvador)
Loubna Skalli Hanna
American University, School of International Service (United States)
George Alafoginis
Facebook (United States)