Working, Living Tech
The future is here. While there may not be flying cars, self-driving vehicles are already hitting the roads and very powerful computers are in our pockets. Technology is often associated with coding and automation, but anyone can embrace the spirit of tech through creativity, agile learning, and problem solving. Explore new pathways into tech in your day to day work. Presentation can also highlight how underrepresented groups (women, people of colour, older generations) are breaking into this space.
The Power of a Hashtag
#MeToo highlights the power of social media to shift culture and demand change by bringing people together. A hashtag is more than a way to follow a conversation online. In this presentation, learn about the history of hashtag movements, social media listening, and strategies for engaging in important but often sensitive conversations.
Using Social Media for Movement Building
Take a quick look around and you’ll see everyone is on their phones. As a cross-platform journalist, Hollett explains how to use social media to engage grassroots supporters and gain traction with new audiences and traditional media. By looking at the opportunities presented by Twitter, YouTube, and blogs, plus understanding what traditional media is looking for, find out how to create a moment and grow a movement.
Workshop | Using Social Media for Movement Building
As a cross-platform journalist, Hollett explains how to use social media engage grassroot supporters and gain traction with traditional media. By looking at the opportunities presented by Twitter, YouTube, and blogs, plus understanding what traditional media is looking for, find out how the media can find you.
Take part in a live twitter-based discussion with Jennifer.