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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Thoko Kachipande. You can discover a little more about Thoko here.   It turns out that it’s important to keep your feet on the ground as you connect online.  This was a theme at this year’s D.C. Social Media Week events, especially for those working on public health…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Erica Schlaikjer. You can discover a little more about Erica here.   On the final day of Social Media Week, Retired Brigadier General Arnold Bray opened the morning with some serious food for thought: “Who has the right and authority to be ‘American’?” That’s the question that catalyzed…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, John Salmond. You can discover a little more about John here.   A large crowd was on hand at the Busboys and Poets on K Street NW to interact live with staff members from Al Jazeera’s “The Stream”. This show, which appears daily at 2:30p(EST) on Al Jazeera’s…

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HumanTrafficking

Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Renee Davidson. You can discover a little more about Renee here.   An estimated 27 million people across the globe are forced into modern-day slavery each year, making human trafficking the fastest-growing and second largest criminal industry in the world. A number of recent high-profile cases in the…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Kaitlin Carpenter. You can discover a little more about Kaitlin here.   When was the last time the government invited you to help detect earthquakes, transcribe historical documents and tweet at astronauts? The presenters at #SocialGov Summit 2013 hope your answer is, “Every day.” Thanks to initiatives like…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Thoko Kachipande. You can discover a little more about Thoko here.   Driving change and inspiring a shared vision requires more than a company blog, well-polished video, or dusty Twitter account. Leadership now calls for social media savviness that goes beyond having someone else use digital tools for…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Renee Davidson. You can discover a little more about Renee here.   According to research released last week by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, women are overwhelmingly more plugged into the social networking world than men — a trend has been increasing since at…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Ijeoma Nwatu.    What has digital diplomacy done for you lately? Well actually, quite a bit! From the Embassy of Peru to the British Council, countries are using social media accounts and sharing their information through Pinterest, Tumblr and other accounts. You might have thought that diplomacy…

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ChangeMakers

Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Erica Schlaikjer. You can discover a little more about Erica here.   For all you do-gooders out there, we combed through the SMWWDC schedule to highlight some EXCITING, STILL OPEN sessions that have to do with changemaking, movement-building and action-inspiring uses of social media. Global Health Tuesday, February 19 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM…

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Written by member of the SMWWDC Editorial Team, Sarah Sonies. You can discover a little more about Sarah here.   We are in the age of rapid-fire information sharing, making social media a phenomenal tool in all areas of global health. It has frequently been used to manage global health crises and as a dissemination tool…

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