Momentum Mixer #DigitalMedia: Storytelling for Social Change, Women & Girls Edition

Mar 05, 2013, 14:30 ET from Tides

Tides and the Tribeca Film Institute bring together Facebook, Games for Change and 10x10 to talk about storytelling for social good. 

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 19th, top executives from leading media and social change organizations will come together at Facebook's headquarters in New York City for an evening of conversation and connections focused on storytelling for social good. Panelists include Beth Janson of Tribeca Film Institute, Libby Leffler of Facebook, Michelle Byrd of Games for Change and Didi Bethurum of 10x10. The discussion will be moderated by Melissa Bradley, CEO of Tides. From crowd sourcing donations in a Facebook game or film campaign to direct grants to independent media makers, funders committed to issues impacting women and girls are becoming sophisticated in their campaign strategies and ability to bring fresh, original content to an increasingly diverse audience.

Kate Byrne, Chief Brand Officer at Tides, says, "We are thrilled to have this opportunity to bring together leaders in the public and private sector that are using social media for social good. Each of these organizations has played a major part in redefining how the industry inspires people to act for positive social change, and we look forward to hearing their insights on the art of creating the compelling story."

The Momentum Mixer on Tuesday, March 19th, will occur at Facebook's New York City headquarters from 6-8pm. It is open to the public, though space is limited. If interested, please register here. Tides Momentum Mixer Series convene nationally, providing the opportunity for all interested in making social impact to meet, network, and share innovations happening right now. Fueling imaginations and provoking conversations as how best to tackle what lies on the horizon, Momentum Mixers convene all sectors to learn and collaborate.

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