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She's the First Summer Tweetup!

She's the First

New York, NY

She's the First Summer Tweetup!

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August 23, 2011

6:30pm-8:30pm

Free!

Google 

76 Ninth Avenue


Searching for something fun to do on August 23rd?

Join She's the First at Google for our Summer #CelebrateSTF Tweetup! 

 

What you can expect...

  • Premiere of the micromini-documentary "A Starfish Story: Francisca," which follows the day in the life of a Guatemalan girl sponsored by She's the First.
  • Q&A with the 26-year-old filmmaker Kate Lord (@katelordphoto) & She's the First Executive Director Christen Brandt (@cjbrandt), who traveled to Guatemala in January. 
  • Special commentary on social action films from Christie Marchese (@ChristieM), of Righteous Pictures (@RighteousPix), who will give a sneak peek preview of their upcoming film, Web, a feature-length documentary on children's first experiences with Internet in the developing world. The clip will be followed by a Q&A with the award-winning director and producer pair as well as a brainstorm on campaign development.
  • Learn how you can explore the world by traveling with She's the First, hosting your own fundraiser for a girl's sponsorship, or being a digital penpal with a girl.
  • To walk away with at least one awesome new friend.
  • Bragging rights that you were at Google, the gates to Internet heaven!
  • Loads of tweets with hash tag #CelebrateSTF!

RSVP only if you know you can make it; please give 48 hours notice if your plans change.

 

THANKS TO OUR FOOD SPONSOR @bamiyannyc:

 

What's a Tweetup?!

During this event, we will be Tweeting using the hash tag #CelebrateSTF, just as we have at our past Tweetups. Even if you are not in NYC, you can participate in the discussion by following #CelebrateSTF tweets. You can even tweet in your own questions and comments, which our event leaders will share with our attendees.


What's the Goal?

This particular event is not a fundraiser. It's a networking and educational opportunity intended to build camaraderie and fuel the creativity of young women (and men!) who want to change the world -- by educating girls. We highlight social media and storytelling as a way to create social change. 

 

Questions or Want to Get on the Wait List?

Email Kaitlin Cubria, kaitlin.cubria@gmail.com.

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She's the First

She’s the First is a social media savvy non-profit that sponsors girls’ education to create first-generation graduates in the developing world. We use peer-based education to empower and train young leaders in the U.S., who see the impact of their efforts through technology. It’s a crash course in skills that accelerates their future careers and shapes their social consciousness, developing the next generation of social entrepreneurs worldwide.

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