Will you be at Creating Change in Houston?
New Media Training Institute
At GLAAD's New Media Training Institute (NMTI), you will spend a day with social media and digital strategy experts including Ryan Davis, Vice President of Community at Vocativ, former Social Media Director at Blue State Digital and @RyanNewYork on Twitter and Allison Palmer, Vice President of Campaigns and Programs at GLAAD. You will learn about the latest digital tools and online advocacy strategies that you can incorporate into your work, how to find social media tools that are appropriate for your budget, how to stay on top of the latest new media trends, and how to successfully implement them at your organization.
Participants must register for the Creating Change conference, held in Houston from January 29-February 2, 2014. Register at www.creatingchange.org
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Ryan Davis, Vice President of Community, Vocativ
Ryan Davis sets social media and community strategy for the media startup Vocativ. He formerly was Social Media Director at Blue State Digital and worked with over fifty clients to create innovative social media strategies and creative content across all channels. Some favorites of his many diverse clients included The X Factor, The NAACP, The United Way and The Rockefeller Foundation. Ryan regularly speaks on topics from social media engagement to the presidency and digital media at universities including Harvard, Yale, & Columbia and conferences in London, New York, Vienna, Las Vegas, & Toronto. Ryan was a member of the web team on Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign and has served as digital director on city and statewide campaigns in New York. He's also consulted on the digital marketing for Tony-nominated Broadway productions. In 2012, he was the co-founder and digital director of The Four 2012, a social media campaign for marriage equality. He tweets often at @RyanNewYork.
Allison Palmer, Vice President of Campaigns and Programs, GLAAD
Allison Palmer leads strategy and execution for GLAAD's programs. She is responsible for the organization's digital strategy including social media, web, email and digital advocacy programs. Under Allison's leadership, hundreds of thousands have participated in GLAAD's online actions, with results including NBC's Today Show opening up a 'dream wedding' contest to same-sex couples and the anti-gay One Million Moms dropping a boycott of J.C.Penney following widespread social media and blog attention around the #StandUpForEllen campaign. She leads the digital efforts for GLAAD's Spirit Day campaign, inspiring millions to stand against anti-LGBT bullying. Allison joined GLAAD after managing online programs for the LGBT Community Center in New York City, and she has worked with various other nonprofits on digital strategy. Follow Allison at @allisonpalmer.
9:00am ‐ 6:00pm